Draw More Income  – a new Podcast on iTunes

Draw More Income – a new Podcast on iTunes

Visual Arts Alberta – CARFAC has just launched a Podcast! It’s a really interesting listen for anyone interested in the ways in which visual artists manage the realities for earning money to sustain their creative practice. And appropriately, it’s called “Draw More Income.” The podcast launch is part of the larger three-month  Draw More Income initiative […]

Paul – The Sketching Robot

Paul – The Sketching Robot

Originally posted on e MORFES:
Artist and engineer Patrick Tresset investigates human artistic activity, computational creativity and our relation to machines, in particular our relations with robotic entities. In the context of his art practice, Patrick uses  an automated sketch-bot, called Paul, that turns visual data into ‘hand drawn’ pen sketches. Paul uses facial recognition technology…

Just One Week Left …

Just One Week Left …

… until YORK closes at the Alternator Centre for Contemporary Art. It’s amazing how fast the weeks have flown by – it certainly doesn’t feel like a month since we were installing the work at the gallery! So – if you’re in Kelowna in the coming week, drop in and see YORK, and say hello […]

Spring!

Spring!

I’ve been so immersed in work lately, that it’s good to have a reminder that it is indeed SPRING … The simple exuberance of those first bright green buds on the trees, the enthusiastic (and sometimes frantic) birdsong from the bushes … makes me want to be outside much, much more than I am currently […]

Taxidermy-Based Suspended Installations by Claire Morgan

Originally posted on e MORFES:
A Part at the Seam – taxidermy Jackdaw, thistle seeds, torn black polythene, lead, nylon, acrylic Visual artist Claire Morgan, has a strong interest in the organic, in natural processes, and in the bodily connotations of natural materials.  Morgan uses common materials like lead, nylon, acrylic, she also spends countless hours…