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How to Start

How to Start

September 25, 2016

I attended a terrific panel discussion yesterday called “Draw More Income” as part of the AGM programming for Visual Arts Alberta – CARFAC. We had a great range of speakers: Derek Besant, Lee Deranger, Brittney Tough, and Kari Woo. Each of them addressed the practicalities of how they made a ‘go of it’ as artists, and […]

Beautiful flowers encased in ice

September 19, 2016

Originally posted on e MORFES:
0˚C is a collection of ice-art created by artist Tharien Smith and photographer Bruce Boyd. Featuring unique photographs of flowers, fynbos and natural objects encapsulated in ice, this collaboration  defines an exciting new aesthetic. Beyond the palpable beauty of these images lies a fascination with the strange qualities of ice…

Making Believe, Once Again

Making Believe, Once Again

August 27, 2016

After a two-year hiatus due to numerous scheduling conflicts, I was at last able to revisit an ongoing project this weekend – one that is dear to my heart. Spent an all-too-brief 24 hours out near Smoky Lake on “The Farm,” working on getting reacquainted with Make:Believe. I’ve written about this project several times, as […]

Yes, In My Back Yard. Please

August 17, 2016

Originally posted on Behind the Hedge:
A good friend of mine recently moved from a rented basement apartment on the southern edge of Edmonton’s Alberta Avenue neighbourhood to a rental high-rise apartment on the northern edge of Edmonton’s Old Strathcona neighbourhood. Her former home was virtually across the street from the McCauley neighbourhood, which is…

A thought or two on Idealism

July 4, 2016

My first full day in Nova Scotia – overnighted at the airport hotel, and will be heading to Day 1 of my residency at Main & Station in Parrsboro shortly! Excited to get there, get settled, and get to work … . Planning and researching, in order to make work that bridges disciplines and methods of […]

Upcoming Residency and Workshop

Upcoming Residency and Workshop

June 26, 2016

I will be heading out to the East Coast soon! I’ve been  accepted to a 2 week Research and Development Residency for a new project in Nova Scotia. I’ll be in Parrsboro, on the shores of the Bay of Fundy for a couple of weeks – excited to be spending some time on this beautiful […]

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