April 2013

29 Apr

Public Art: Crossover by Carlyn Yandle

A few weekends ago Boris and I were in Steveston with friends to go on a Sea lion watching tour. We arrived a bit early and so our group stopped into the lovely Roccanini Coffee Roasters for coffee, tea, and delicious treats. Right outside the cafe is this pretty impressive piece of public art designed […]

24 Apr

A Few Bits and Pieces

At the beginning of this week I decided to take a much needed break from social media tools. I sometimes feel worn down by watching other people’s lives on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram, and all the unwanted noise that comes out of it. I do enjoy using these tools, and often find inspiration from them, […]

17 Apr

A Studio Visit with Siobhan Humston

On Monday I went on an artist road trip with friends, Val Arntzen and M.A. Tateishi, to do a studio visit with Siobhan Humston in Harrison Hot Springs. Siobhan has been doing a residency at the Ranger Station Gallery since September 2012, and is in the last few months of preparing for her upcoming show […]

15 Apr

10 000 Hours: Celebrating 40 Years of the Craft Object

It’s the fortieth anniversary of the Craft Council of BC and in celebration they are having a whole series of shows around the province on the theme of 10,000 hours. I have one of my paper cut vessels in the show opening tonight at the Shadbolt Centre for the Arts in Burnaby. From the press […]

11 Apr

Create: Cut Paper Typography

First there was Art. Next was Make. Now here is also the word Create as cut paper typography. Little did I realize when I started that this would become a series, but creating words is a bit addictive. As with the previous two words, Create was freehand cut from a piece of 8.5″ x 11″ […]

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