Stitched Mandala Series

. The Space Between Breath In chaotic times, stitching mandalas has sustained my peace and well-being.  Each mandala is an exquisite sanctuary that holds the transformative power of creativity.   Each stitch is a wordless journey into the sacred. A mandala can be expansive. unending and where ideas of healing and meditation can be explored.  I desire to elicit peace if only for a moment, a stillness in the space between breath .


My colour installation at TheMuseum.  It was 8 feet high and 34 feet in length.  400 mandalas were created for this installation. It was 10 feet high and approximately 20 feet in length. My tree banner installation hung for two years during the worst of covid.  It brought joy and delight to the passers-by.


Mindfulness Mandala Learn how to create these wonderful concentric decorative patterns with a variety of mediums. The process of creating the mandala can be very therapeutic. The idea of focusing on a piece of art causes us to transcend our reality and live in the precise moment in which creativity takes place. This is a wonderful class for anyone experiencing stress and who may be looking for a positive outlet to relieve it. No experience is required!  All supplies provided. Mixed Media Printmaking     We will be creating two printing plates.  We will also explore some unexpected materials for print.  A variety of substrates will be printed onto.  You will go home with plenty of fodder for your collage, journals, cards and stitching possibilities. Embedded Fibres   I am sure that I am not the only one who collects interesting yarns and fibres.  This workshop is a great way to use up some of that beautiful stash.  No, you don’t need to bring any of your collection to class.  I have mor


  As a photographer, I love to get up close and personal with my subjects.  Exploring minute detail, paying attention to the magnificent, I aim to capture the glorious intricacies and beauty I find all around me.  I encourage the viewer to be in the moment and enjoy a sense of wonder. My kaleidoscope images have been created with a technique that I developed.  I hope they inspire joy! Here are just some of my floral portraits.  Nature is a great restorer of my soul and delight in composing an interesting image from it. Postcards from the Wrecking Yard.  I have spent many hours finding interesting abstract images in a auto wrecking yard.  The rust and peeling paint look beautiful to my eye.

Curriculum Vitae

 Angela Grasse 34 Rose Street, Kitchener, Ontario  519-745-3219 Solo Exhibits  2022 The Space Between Breath, Wilfred Laurier Universtiy, Waterloo  2016 Leaning into Joy  Kwartzlab, Kitchener  Selected Exhibitions and Curating   2023 Celebrations Cambridge Centre for the Arts, Cambridge  2022 I Am Here Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto  2022 Waterloo Park Promenade, Waterloo  2021 Remember Me Tinsel Trading, San Francisco, USA  2020 Walk Bye Jersey City Parks, Jersey City, NJ, USA  2020 Art a la Carte Legislative Assembly, Queen's Park, Toronto  2019 Talisman, Nest, New York City, NY    2019 Art a la Carte Legislative Assembly, Queen’s Park, Toronto  2019 New Zealand Through Our Eyes, Pumanawa Gallery at the Arts Center, Christchurch, NZ  2019 Spectrum TheMuseum, Kitchener  2018 Reflections Homer Watson Gallery, Kitchener  2018 Art of Butterflies Silence, Guelph  2017 After the Summer of Love San Francisco School of Needlework, San Francisco  2017 Contemporary