March 2013

26 Mar

The Kokeshi Project

This lovely little kokeshi doll is my contribution to an upcoming fundraising event at the Nikkei Museum. This is my first time contributing work to their annual BLOOM art auction, an event that supports the exhibitions, educational and cultural programs at the museum. There are about 100 artists contributing work, and each was provided with […]

20 Mar

Paper Instruments: I Want A Bird by Current Swell

Do you remember those paper instruments I was commissioned to make a few months ago? The music video they appear in has recently surfaced and I can finally share it with you. This is Current Swell’s latest release, “I Want A Bird”. The video was created by the wonderful team at Giant Ant.

18 Mar

Butterfly Project, An Installation by Rosemary Burden

Last week I had the pleasure of attending the opening reception for Ruminations of Order at Cityscape Gallery in North Vancouver. This is a group show featuring the work of four artists exploring pattern and repetition, among other things. It’s a really fantastic show, but the work that stood out most strongly for me were […]

14 Mar

Cut Paper Typography

I’ve long admired the work of Elsa Mora, a Cuban artist living in LA who works in various mediums including paper cutting. I was looking at her website earlier this week as a way to jog my thinking on how to write about my own paper cut work, and came across her new site, Art […]

13 Mar

Early Signs of Spring

A few photos taken last week when it was sunny, warm, and felt like spring was about to begin.

© Rachael Ashe