Nesting, or Obsessing … Take Your Pick!

Things have been pretty quite around these parts lately, for which I apologize. It’s been a ‘go hard or go home’ kind of time the last few weeks … much going on, much to be done. This seems to be the way of it. So… this is what I’ve been up to: There was a… Read More

Launch of Dirt City Dream City Project

I am really looking forward to the launch of this project – from the looks of what’s been posted in the last while at the project website, there’s some great food for thought and discussion in the work being developed. I’m hoping to be able to catch Kendal Henry’s talk on the Saturday as well,… Read More


There’s some great fun coming up this weekend in Edmonton … several of the non-profit arts organizations in the city are teaming up for a day and an evening of art-and-community-making. ILLUMINATE
 Saturday, July 21 Workshops & Drop-Ins: 12:00 – 5:00pm 
at Harcourt House, SNAP, FAVA, and the Nina Haggerty Centre After Party: 6:00 – 10:00pm… Read More

Thinking About Art in the Wider World …

I’ve been buried in my studio a good deal lately, and while the focus and discipline that comes with having long and consistent hours making work is fantastic in many ways, it can also lead to losing touch with the wider context of that process: the world behind the studio doors, and how much it… Read More

Throwing open the studio doors, and installing nests!

Ok – finally a minute to catch my breath a little, and catch up on other parts of life – including some writing here! The Summer Solstice marked several related annual arts events at Harcourt House, including the openings for the  Members’ show, the Naked Show, and the Artist-in-Residence Open Studio. Even a barbecue on… Read More