09 Feb

Work in Progress: Changing Patterns in Paper Cutting

My sketchbook explorations in January have led to the beginnings of a few new pieces of work. I want to find new shapes and patterns to cut that are variations on what I’ve been doing for years. The piece pictured here is the first of those. It’s still a work in progress because I’m sitting […]

06 Feb

Unfolding Cloth Across Cultures at MOA

Despite the crazy snowfall on the weekend, Boris and I made the long trip across town to the Museum of Anthropology at UBC. We went to see Layers of Influence: Unfolding Cloth Across Cultures, which is an exhibition of textiles taken from the museum’s permanent collection. The focus is on textiles from a cross section of […]

02 Feb

Letting Go of Older Work

The studio sale I hosted in person last weekend went amazingly well – so much better than I had dared to hope. I sold thirteen pieces, and two additional works before and after the day of the sale. Woot! Everyone got themselves an excellent deal on art, and I happily made money on work I […]

30 Jan

Etsy Shop Update: Valentine’s Day Paper Cut Work

I make a few heart-shaped paper cut pieces in the weeks leading up to Valentine’s day, and I’ve recently added two of these to my Etsy shop. I made one in deep red paper backed with white, and one in white paper backed in a bright red. Red paper cut heart on Etsy » White paper […]

23 Jan

Three Cities at Grunt Gallery

I have visited this exhibition at Grunt Gallery twice since it opened a week and a half ago, because I love it so much. Three Cities: Prayer and Protest is an interactive paper cut installation made by the artist team at Mere Phantoms, which is Maya Ersan & Jaimie Robson. They created pared down miniature sets of […]

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