jed Irwin

Jed Irwin is a Canadian visual artist and Professor Emeritus with the Department of Art, University of Calgary, where for many years he taught painting and drawing. He has collected - and sometimes sold - old tribal rugs for 25 years; has curated several museum exhibitions of carpets, taught short courses in carpet appreciation, and was a co-founder of the Calgary Rug Club, the longest extant carpet society in Western Canada. He now resides on Vancouver Island, on the Pacific coast of British Columbia.