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Meet the Artists: Trish Pilon & Andrew Hamilton

MEET THE ARTISTS on a blue background with photos of Trish Pilon and Andrew Hamilton

TRISH PILON Self-described eccentric Trish Pilon once garnered much attention for her teddy bears. Those beloved handmade creatures even provided inspiration for a fundraiser the artist organized in aid of British Columbia’s unique and endangered Kermode bears. But when family illness and Trish’s own brush with cancer struck, suddenly the talented Brighton craftswoman had no time for teddy bears. Vision issues, plus arthritis in both hands, further complicated matters. Knowing needlework might prove both challenging and uncomfortable, the former ...