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Lois Schklar attended Washington University School of Art and graduated with a BFA from The Atlanta College of Art. Her work has been shown in solo, juried and invitational exhibitions throughout Canada and the United States. Her sculptures are included in the Bronfman Collection, Claridge Investments, Cambridge Art Gallery and the Key Corporation.


Schklar’s work has been recognized in both craft and fine art venues. In the craft community, she is best known for her burlap sculptures (1997 – 1998) and non-traditional dolls, (Thirty Years of Dolls, 2011, a retrospective made possible by an award juried by Craft Ontario).


Schklar has received  federal, provincial, and local grants from the Canada Council, Toronto Arts Council and Ontario Arts Council for her mixed media installations (2007 – 2022).  In 2017, Schklar was the honoured recipient of the Lily Yung Award from Ontario Craft.


Schklar has been a member of Red Head Gallery since 2017.

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