Category: Business of Art

29 Nov

Got Craft? Holiday Edition

I am participating for the first time as a vendor, and will be selling postcard sets, collage made from recycled materials, and altered books. This is a craft sale chock full of vendors with unique products, and the timing is perfect to pick up a few Christmas gifts. Founded in 2007, Got Craft? is held […]

21 Jul

Book Launch: Making It! A New Book from Chris Tyrell

Chris Tyrell is the author of Artist Survival Skills: How to Make a Living as a Canadian Visual Artist, and he’s just published his second book. Next week he will be at Opus on Granville Island to celebrate the launch of this book, Making It! Case Studies of Successful Canadian Artists. Making It! explores the […]

25 Apr

Second Altered Book Workshop at Chalk Xchange

In two weeks I’ll be teaching my second altered book workshop at Chalk Xchange in the Strathcona area of Vancouver. It’ll be the same class as the previous one from February but with a longer timeframe. The class is on Saturday May 7th, the day before Mother’s day, so I’m suggesting this as a present […]

17 Apr

How Much Is That Artist In The Window…?

I really enjoyed spending part of Saturday working in the window at Bird on a Wire Creations yesterday. I brought along a few additional finished altered books to share with people and worked away at folding the pages of a German Readers Digest to show people what I do. It was really nice chatting with […]

15 Apr

Artist Window at Bird on a Wire Creations

For part of the day tomorrow I’ll be demoing my altered book work as the featured artist-in-the-window at Bird on a Wire Creations on Main Street. It’s a cozy little shop filled with lovely handmade and local items, so come on by for a visit and plan to stay awhile. I’ll be in the window […]

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