Slippages – Score and Performance

UBC Symphony Orchestra performs Deborah Carruthers’ “slippages” from UBC School of Music on Vimeo. Here’s a video of the performance of Slippages, edited by Jonathan Girard to show the relationship between the Graphic Score written by Deborah Carruthers & the performance the audience heard. It was great to be involved in this project; my thanks… Read More

Residencies: A Primer

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

One more Week, and an Event!

This is the last week that 21st Century Nesting Practices is on exhibition at the McMullen Gallery. Amazing how fast the time has gone by! The exhibition closes  on Sunday February 25th; morning of the 26th, I’ll be in the gallery, packing up the work. In the mean time though – pop in if you… Read More

21st Century Nesting Practices

I am extremely happy to say that the McMullen Gallery  at the University of Alberta Hospital will be hosting my exhibition 21st Century Nesting Practices!  This iteration of the work will feature a new video piece, and a soundscape created from a combination of my own field recordings and a selection of recordings from the… Read More

Growth

Have been pondering many (often divergent) ideas over the holidays. It’s been part of the process of getting back “into it” after the time away – thinking about what directions do I want to take in my practice over the next while for sure, and getting myself sorted for the commitments I already have (more… Read More

Adventure Time!

I’m sitting in the airport, waiting to board … and pondering what the next weeks will bring. I’m off to a residency in Parrsboro Nova Scotia for the next month. Heading back to Main & Station to work with Scott Smallwood on our Macromareal project! Feels a bit odd, actually – after the year’s worth… Read More

Tomorrow!

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

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

Frost

The weather offered some lovely reminders yesterday morning that this has been a rather humid winter for my part of the world so far. Having spent the last three weeks + feeling like I was running all the time, these frosty feathers were a perfect reminder to me of the importance of paying attention to… Read More