26 Sep

Exhibition Photos of Hammer Cut Stitch Repeat

I dropped in on Hammer Cut Stitch Repeat last weekend to take photos and document the exhibition at Circle Craft gallery in the Net Loft on Granville Island. It was great to hear from the shop staff how well received the work has been. People are intrigued by the scroll installation, and can’t believe it […]

23 Sep

In Situ with the Work of Bharti Kher

I went to see the lovely exhibition of work by artist Bharti Kher at the Vancouver Art Gallery last week. I love the show. Her work has a strong focus on materials and labour intensive process, both things I explore in my own work. The artwork is contemplative, emotional and feminine, and the whole exhibition […]

14 Sep

Paper Cutting Workshop at Opus Downtown

I am teaching a short paper cutting workshop at Opus Art Supplies Hastings Street location on Sunday September 25th, 11am to 1pm. The class is a $10 bargain to participate and you must register by phone or in person (604‑678‑5889) to reserve a spot as space is limited. I’ll be doing thorough run down on […]

12 Sep

Expanding the Stitching Repertoire

Sashiko stitching has been a gateway technique fuelling my long-held desire to learn how to embroider. I decided I wanted to expand from the straight stitch used in sashiko, and learn how to add texture with thread. I borrowed a book from the library just before the Labour Day weekend, and started working on a […]

09 Sep

New Iteration of the Flowerburst Installation

Hammer Cut Stitch Repeat opened yesterday evening at Circle Craft gallery, and one of the pieces included in the show is my Flowerburst installation. This is the third time I’ve shown the piece, and every time I present a new iteration. You can see previous versions at Mary E. Black gallery in Halifax, and at […]

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