Originally from Mexico Ixchel Suarez is an Oakville-based textile and fibre artist with nearly four decades of dedicated practice who completed her post-graduate studies in Contemporary Textiles in Łódź, Poland. Suarez finds her deepest inspirations rooted in nature, integrating Abstract Expressionism with the traditional craft of tapestry. Suarez is influenced by her Mexican cultural identity and the transformative experience as an immigrant in Canada. She is recipient of numerous grants and awards including the 2021 Award of Excellence from Lausanne to Beijing Fibre Art Biennale. Her tapestries have been showcased in various solo and group exhibitions throughout the world, and she is part of private and public collections in Europe and North America.

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