• Mentor for Visual Arts Nova Scotia Mentorship Program 2009-2010
  • Presentation, “The Role of Sculpture in Public Places”, Artsplace, Annapolis, N.S., 2006 and 2007
  • Participant in EcoArts Festival at Cape Jourimain Nature Centre, New Brunswick, 2006
  • Workshop, Montreal Center for Contemporary Textiles, Montreal, 2001
  • Instructor and Visiting Artist, Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, Halifax, 1976-99
  • Professional  Development Workshop, N.S.Centre for Craft and Design,  February 1997
  • Keynote Speaker and Seminars,Ontario Spinners and Handweavers, Ottawa, Ontario, 1995
  • Keynote Speaker and  Workshop, Basketry Network, Ottawa, Ontario,1995
  • Seminars, workshops,  MidAtlantic Fiber Conference, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., 1995 
  • Visiting Artist, Architecture, TUNS University, 1994
  • Plenary Speaker,Fiber Fanfare,Northwest Pacific Weavers, Seattle,Washington,1993
  • Seminars, Convergence ‘92, Washington, D.C., 1992
  • Artist in Residence, Resort to Vail, Vail, Colorado, 1987
  • Workshop, Haystack Mountain School of Craft,  Deer Isle, Maine, 1981

Dawn MacNutt, artist and sculptor, from New Glasgow, Nova Scotia © Dawn MacNutt, 2008
photos courtesy of Peter Barss and Bruce Murray