04 Sep

Cute Fox Embroidery Kit by Kiriki Press

I bought this embroidery kit by Kiriki Press at the Paper Place when I was in Toronto earlier in the year. I loved the cute design and thought it would be a good practice project to brush up on my embroidery skills. But when I started working on it in July I was really frustrated […]

30 Aug

Uninterrupted Under The Cambie Bridge

Uninterrupted is a stunning video installation that has been playing under the Yaletown side of the Cambie Street Bridge all summer, in Cooper’s Park. I saw it for the second time last night with friends. The 25 minute video is mapped to the pillars and underside of the bridge, and follows the migration of Pacific […]

28 Aug

A Visit to Fort Smith

While I love to travel, and don’t do it often enough, I really hate flying. I haven’t travelled on my own in a long time so as I waited for my flight to Edmonton I was feeling nervous and anxious about the two flights I’d have to get through in one day before I reached […]

25 Aug

Scenes From a Paper Cutting Workshop in Fort Smith, NWT

I had the pleasure of spending five days in Fort Smith NWT and teaching a paper cutting workshop there this past weekend. I was hosted by the Northern Life Museum and Cultural Centre as part of their annual Summer Splash Festival. It was a two day class to introduce students to a few different techniques […]

16 Aug

Regeneratus at Seymour Art Gallery

I thought I’d share a few photos of the work by Michelle Sirois Silver and Katherine Soucie in their show Regeneratus at Seymour Gallery in Deep Cove. My friend Amanda and I visited on Sunday, and also listened in on a panel discussion about the work. Innovation and the transformation of waste materials are at […]

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