Music and Art

Studio work is often intense and highly focused. I listen to music when I’m working. I lose track of time. Hours pass. This tall diptych is still on the easel waiting for some mounting hardware. The work is partly inspired by weaving. The two pieces lying on the table in the foreground are pieces from […]

Laughter and Art in the Time of COVID-19

Here’s my quote of the day:  ‘Art is never having to say you’re sorry.”  Laurie Mackie   I love the light hearted in such a heavy time.  I draw on my Samsung Note and post some of these quick sketches on my Instagram account @onehundredbirds.  You can also follow my studio practice and current work on Instagram […]

Beyond the Archive: Ground Zero Printmakers 1989 to 2019

CELEBRATING 30 YEARS OF WEST COAST PRINT CULTURE   February 29 – April 4, 2020 (Opening Reception, February 29, 3 – 5pm) Victoria Arts Council, 1800 Store Street  Victoria BC Canada Beyond The Archive exhibition at the Victoria Arts Council Gallery was conceived in celebration of the 30th anniversary of Ground Zero Printmakers Studio (GZPS). […]

Latitude 48: A print collaboration between Paris and Victoria

Ground Zero Printmakers and Atelier aux Lilas It was a privilege to be part of an international printmaking project throughout 2019;  a creative collaboration between Ground Zero Printmakers where I am a long time member, and Atelier aux Lilas, in Paris.  Ground Zero Printmakers undertook this exciting and complex project as part of a years […]

Unknown Limits at arc.hive Gallery

Unknown Limits, my solo show at arc.hive Gallery, opens Saturday June 7th from 7 to 9 pm.  You’re invited! June 7 to 23 Saturday and Sunday 12 to 5 pm Unknown Limits navigates issues related to our human desires to explore, map, and extract resources.  Print installation, paintings, and altered photographs engage diverse senses of place, from […]

Sewing Lessons: Solo show at Xchanges Gallery Victoria BC

SEWING LESSONS:  sculpture, painting, hybrid prints Opening Friday 3 May 2019 Artist talk Saturday 4 May 3 to 19 May 2019 Sat & Sun 12 – 5 pm Sewing Lessons fuses and old narrative to the new world through old and new technologies.  Materials and images contrast the natural and build environments. At the same […]