Ralph Simpson


Nationally acclaimed Canadian plant fibre artist, Ralph Simpson has developed an innovative method of weaving, bending and sculpting plant fibre into sculptural forms. His graceful work blends bold colour, innovative materials, and plant fibre to achieve a most satisfying balance. 

He was born in Hillsborough, New Brunswick and currently resides and works full time in his studio inFredericton, exhibiting his work locally and internationally, attending residencies and giving workshops. Ralph chooses to work with locally sourced, sustainable materials and he forages his own plant fibres using environmentally responsible methods.