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Xanthe Isbister was born and raised in Winnipeg, Manitoba. She received her Bachelor of Fine Arts Honors degree from the University of Manitoba in 2004, and her Master of Fine Arts degree from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 2008. Following her graduate studies, she had the opportunity to live and create work in a studio in Roswell, New Mexico. Since moving back to Canada, she has had the opportunity to teach at the Winnipeg Art Gallery and the University of Manitoba. Most recently she was awarded a Special Opportunities Grant from the Manitoba Arts Council and attended the year long residency at the Medalta International Artists in Residence in Medicine Hat, Alberta.
She has exhibited both nationally and internationally including the National Council on Education for Ceramics Arts, the Alberta Craft Council and is creating work for an exhibition at the Gardner Museum in Toronto, Ontario this coming fall, 2011.www.xantheisbister.com.