This is where she gained her sense of design, colour and fabrics. Back in Montreal in the mid-seventies, she decided to concentrate her artistic work in fashion accessories, and she registered for the first time at the Salon des Métiers d'Art de Montréal in 1977. Over the years, Geneviève Dostaler has participated in prestigious shows in Canada, the United States and Europe. Her work has been recognized by numerous grants. Over the decades, the rigour of the Canadian climate has inspired her to create hats and scarves that protect, warm and transcend the beauty of a face.