Artist Description

Ernestine Tahedl was born and educated in Austria and received a Master’s Degree in graphic art from the Vienna Academy of Applied Arts. Following graduation in 1961, she collaborated with her father, Professor Heinrich Tahedl, in the design and execution of stained glass commissions until she immigrated to Canada in 1963. Her studio is in King City, Ontario. Her work is represented in public, corporate and private collections and galleries in Canada, United States, France, Switzerland, Austria, and Japan.

RCA Designation 1977

It was a great honour to be elected to the RCA in 1977 as relatively young artist.

As Vice-President of the Royal Academy of Arts a few years later I had the pleasure to serve this illustrious Organisation and its members in its mandate to foster excellence in the Arts. At 2012 I was a recipient of the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal for volunteering with the Royal Canadian AcademyView Full Bio