Category: art

17 Oct

Paper Weight: Works in Paper by Elsa Mora

Elsa Mora is a multi-disciplinary Cuban-America artist and illustrator. I count her amongst my list of favourite artists for her ability to work in every type of material, and for her brilliant and unique craftswomanship with paper. I was thrilled to learn of her show in Eugene Oregon at the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art […]

13 Apr

A Canadian Bestiary by Janet Macpherson

This exhibition at the Gardiner Museum was on my must-see list while in Toronto, and it did not disappoint. It wowed and impressed. Janet Macpherson creates weird and wonderful hybrid animals in porcelain cast from all sort of objects in the form of animals, such as toys, decoys, masks, etc. The exhibition is made up of […]

10 Aug

Scenes from the 2016 Seattle Art Fair

Boris and I did a short trip to Seattle over the weekend to visit friends, but I also timed it to coincide with the Seattle Art Fair.  This was my first experience attending a large art fair like this, and it was AMAZING! There was so much to see that my brain almost overloaded in the […]

08 Jul

A Whirlwind Trip to Seattle

A few weeks ago I decided to do a quick trip to Seattle in order to catch Morgan Brig’s new show at Patricia Rovzar Gallery before it closed at the end of June. I’ve admired her work for a few years, ever since coming across the gallery and her work while wandering the streets after […]

03 Apr

Make: Cut Paper Typography

After my initial explorations into cut paper typography with the word Art a few weeks ago I decided to choose a few more words to work with. Make goes very well with Art, and after today Create will be added to the series. To give you a sense of scale this is an 8.5″ x […]

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