About Me

Megan has played around with endless materials and styles, currently  applying her wide knowledge base to making puppets; as well as drawing and writing her own graphic novel.

Megan has taken part in a variety of workshops to further her interest in puppetry with the Old Trout Puppet  Workshop, Nappy’s Puppets, marionette making with Budapest artist Bence SarkadiPuppetmongers Toronto as  well as several others in her 5 years attending the Puppets Up! festival in Almonte, on. Megan has taken community arts based workshops with Jumblies Theatre from Toronto, Expressive Arts workshops with Faye Willkinson and Wild Words workshops with Eleanor Crowder.

Megan has run workshops for homeless people in Toronto, where they created a series of large scale painting  as a group based on their collective experience, taught basic puppet making as part of free school weekends, Shadow puppet workshops in local schools, after school programs at the South of 60 Arts Centre in Barry’s Bay, On, including a summer camp in August 2011 and 2016 at the same location.

artists in residence Megan and Emma at work in the Ottawa Valley Creative Arts Open Studio

Megan is an artist-in-residence and board member with the Ottawa Valley Creative Arts open Studio since 2013. The Studio runs free workshops, including megan’s puppet making series.

Megan lives in the Ottawa Valley on the Sacred Gardener farm, with her partner Steven, son, Oscar and daughter, Cedar. They grow much of their own food, herbs for the Algonquin tea company, keep bees and chickens and run a series of earth wisdom workshops.

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