Nests! at TIX!

I am very happy to let you know that TIX on the Square in Edmonton, AB is carrying some of my limited-edition artist books! NEST {types} is a collaborative work, with lovely poems written by Vancouver-based poet Catherine Owen, and hand carved linocut prints by me. Each print/poem pairing revolves around a particular type or shape… Read More

‘Tis the Season for Giving … local Art

Yes, this is shameless promotion time. I have some things I’d like to share with you, that I hope you buy from me, to give as gifts to people in the next while. First off, I have some lovely hand-bound poetry books that would like to have new homes. Text by award-winning Vancouver poet Catherine… Read More

Exhibition is installed … Opening Tomorrow!

I’ve had a great week in Toronto so far. The exhibition installation has gone really smoothly, and Rochelle and Jessica have been so great to work with! It’s been delightful getting to know them, and working in the gallery. It’s a really nice space, and it’s been really exciting to see the show take shape.… Read More

Artist Books, Bound for Glory …

I’ve had a lovely invitation. There’s an exhibition of handmade, artists’, and altered books opening next week at the Nina Haggerty Centre here in Edmonton, and NEST {types} will be part of the show. I’m really delighted that the book will be in this exhibition! … I have a serious weak spot for work of… Read More

Phew! NEST has opened, and I think I’m starting to decompress a bit ….

I feel a bit like I’m lost in a haze just now … NEST  opened last night at Harcourt House. I also presented an artist talk on the work and the residency – which I understand from others was reasonably coherent – I don’t really know, it was a bit of a blur to be… Read More

Just a few days … !!

Started installing NEST today at Harcourt House. Exciting! So, far, things are going smoothly … still a fair bit to do over the next couple of days, but overall I’m happy with the progress so far. Also had a quick visit from Catherine Owen this past weekend – she was in town for the launch… Read More

Books! Printed, Collated and Bound!

I’ve always been a sucker for paper, pens, letterpress … all the delightful things that keep reading and writing an immediate and tactile experience. I’m a bit of a Luddite or a throwback I guess, but there is something utterly irreplaceable and so very delicious about hand writing a letter with a fountain pen …… Read More

time of a different order of magnitude …

Obviously, any hope I had of updating here on a regular basis proved fruitless. Still, the last few months have been immensely productive on a number of levels, so it’s really all good in the long run. A number of things coming down the pipe: –  It looks as though the chapbook for the Archives… Read More