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 […]

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 […]

Sewing Lesson: Bob Prittie Library at Metrotown Burnaby

The Burnaby Art Gallery will be showing my print work at their satellite gallery, Bob Prittie Library Metrotown, 25 March to 27 May. I am delighted to have the opportunity to show these prints.  Most of them are, literally,  hot off the press. Here are a few of the Sewing Lessons themed hybrid prints that […]

Smile

Inspired by Textile This recent painting reflects my love of textile. I’m inspired by traditional fabric and have developed an unusual collection during my travels. The theme of my big studio project, Sewing Lessons, is the metaphoric thread that leads through my recent works on canvas.  It’s only recently that I’ve noticed and acknowledged this strong connection.  […]

Hybrid Printmaking

Beginnings:  CNC Engraving These latest small hybrid prints are part of Sewing Lessons, a large printmaking installation project I will exhibit at X Changes Gallery here in Victoria , May 2019. The project has taken on a larger than life scope over the past 3 years, and led me into the exciting world of hybrid […]