Opening Archived Terrain – Terrain Archivé

Had a lovely time at the Opening Reception for Archived Terrain – Terrain Archivé this past Friday night. A HUGE Thank You to everyone that came out on a busy evening, with less than ideal weather! We all had a busy night; lots of lovely conversations, and thoughtful comments. The best way to launch new work… Read More

Talking about things … and art …

Scott and I will be doing an artist talk on Friday August 4! We will be gathering at Main & Station, 168 Main Street Parrsboro – at 7:30 pm. Looking forward sharing some background on our respective practices with people, and also discussing our collaborative project, Macromareal!   Hope you can join us!

A Visitor!

Had a lovely visit from fellow artist Emily Jan! She was in Nova Scotia and New Brunswick on a short visiting-friends-and-seeing-new-things holiday, and fortuitously, it worked out that she could come to Parrsboro for a couple of days. We started at Partridge Island and the beach below Ottawa House, and then headed out to First Beach… Read More

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… Read More

Pam Hall’s “Apron Diaries”

Originally posted on O' Canada:
Aprons in the Wind, Port Rexton, Newfoundland, From Pam Hall’s “Apron Diaries” ___ Pam Hall is among the highly imaginative artists showcased at a current exhibition (through June 1) of contemporary art from the rugged province of Newfoundland at the McMichael Canadian Art Collection in Ontario. That exhibition led me…

Oddment # 5

A delightful little video called “Lost & Found” about an installation artist/sculptor/mad scientist named Blair Somerville … Have a peek HERE I have always had a soft spot for things like Rube Goldberg machines, automata and such like, and this work really makes me happy. I am quite taken with the way his slightly madcap… Read More

Gifts of an Unexpected Nature …

I’ve spent a lovely time over the last while catching up with family and friends. A very good thing, that reminds one on so many levels of precisely how rich life is, and how many blessings there are to count. Daily. In all that running-around-hanging-out-gatherings-feasts-grabbing-a-coffee-because-its-been-too long .. there has been such joy and laughter and… Read More