Deadline approaching … a Call of Submissions

I posted about this a while ago – but I know how busy everyone is, so I thought it might be a good idea to post again, before the deadline is upon us all. Visual Arts Alberta – CARFAC is partnering with Latitude 53 Contemporary Visual Culture to present an art-and-activism themed exhibition in June… Read More

TWO CALLS: for Alberta Artists

  Alberta | Trumpet: OPEN CALL to Alberta Artists that use visual art to change how people think about our world Visual Arts Alberta – CARFAC is partnering with Latitude 53 Contemporary Visual Culture to stage a 3 – 5 person exhibition opening at the beginning of June 2017 at Latitude 53 Contemporary Visual Culture… Read More

How to Start

I attended a terrific panel discussion yesterday called “Draw More Income” as part of the AGM programming for Visual Arts Alberta – CARFAC. We had a great range of speakers: Derek Besant, Lee Deranger, Brittney Tough, and Kari Woo. Each of them addressed the practicalities of how they made a ‘go of it’ as artists, and… Read More

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… Read More

Draw More Income

One of the hats I wear in my professional life is that of board member for Visual Arts Alberta – CARFAC. Our role in the province is to provide information and professional development opportunities to visual artists, and to advocate on behalf of visual artists for programs and policies that improve the socio-economic position of visual… Read More

New Territories … It’s Summer!

There’s so much going on in YEG in the summer months, it’s tough to keep up, let alone take part in as much as one would like. It’s something I love about this place – we take our investment in the brief summer seriously! Full-on, all-the-stops-out, all the things all the time! So … a couple… Read More

Working on a Talk …

It seems I’ve become a desk jockey this last while! I’ve been busy with a number of things that have kept me from the studio, but most of them have concerned getting things written (good thing I got me some “book-larnin’ ” in that department a while ago … never thought the English degree would… Read More

August Art Bus, and 501 Member’s Show

It’s been a terrifically busy time these last few weeks! Marian and I have been doing several interviews about YORK and putting together exhibition proposals for that project, and I’ve been getting ready for some extended travel – packing up work and supplies and all the other things I’ll need for the next few months,… Read More

Artists and the Flooding in Calgary

It has been a harrowing time for people in the southern part of the province in which I live. Many of us have been glued to newsfeeds, facebook, and other media getting the latest information as the events unfolded and the scope of the flooding in Calgary and elsewhere in Alberta became clear. Now the… Read More