Just back from an amazing, life-and-practice affirming few days on Lethbridge at IAST 2018. More on that later, when I aim more grounded and in a better space. Being immersed in such a creative and positive environment made the return to ‘the news of the day’ perhaps more jarring & disheartening, I don’t know. What… Read More
I will be presenting a Professional Development talk in Edmonton on March 27th 2018. This will be an all-access Webinar, so anyone interested outside of Edmonton can participate as well. Please see the details below to register. Free for Visual Arts Alberta ~ CARFAC members, $45 to non-members. RSVP by 4pm on Friday, March 23. For… Read More
After working this summer in Parrsboro with Scott Smallwood on a project that explores the interconnections between the tide, the land, and the human history of the area (which included shipbuilding), these beautiful structures speak volumes to me – about change, and resilience, and different ways of looking at the idea of abundance. I am… Read More
The CARFAC National Conference and AGM is tomorrow – Saturday, June 3rd! It’s going to be a good weekend, and it’s exciting to know that here will be visual artists from all over the country here this weekend, discussing issues and advocacy initiatives pertinent to artists’ careers. There’s also going to be programming Saturday Evening… Read More
The CARFAC National Conference is coming up soon in Edmonton! Visual Arts Alberta – CARFAC wants to help artists attend, so they are offering bursaries to help with conference costs: Visual Arts Alberta – CARFAC is offering up to six bursaries of $200.00 each to Visual Arts Alberta – CARFAC members living outside of the Greater… Read More
Great work from Lei Xue – from an ongoing series called Drinking Tea. Posted on This Is Colossal.
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… Read More
I came across this in a street front window in Halifax, during a tromp through the streets to see Nocturne, the city’s annual night of art. There’s a lot of ground covered here. I wasn’t able to get any information on the source of this screed (I welcome any opportunity to be educated about it,… Read More