Category: Vancouver

12 Jun

Means of Production at Cityscape Gallery

Means of Production opened at Cityscape Community Art Space in North Vancouver last week. It is a show featuring the work of five textile artists working in weaving, rug hooking, and stitching while exploring the value, meaning, and metaphorical possibilities of of making work by hand in a digital age of increasingly rapid advancement. The […]

24 Apr

Spring Blossoms

I think I do one of these spring blossom blog posts every year because I LOVE THEM SO MUCH!!! It’s much later in the season than usual for all of these blossoms to appear and they’re still coming. I guess that is the upside to all of the rain – we get to enjoy these […]

27 Mar

Signs of Spring (It’s about time!)

It’s been the rainiest and coldest spring I can remember in my thirteen years living in Vancouver, and only now at the end of March are the usual signs of spring making an appearance. I saw my first cherry blossoms of the season on an elderly tree at Kits beach, that is consistently one of […]

09 Dec

A Weekend to Buy Local, Buy Handmade, and Buy Art

There are so many terrific artists, makers, and craftspeople in this city and the Christmas season is the perfect time of year to support small business by buying locally made goods to give as gifts. This weekend there are studio sales and craft markets galore, so I thought I’d share my favourites.   Shiny Fuzzy […]

12 Jul

Scenes from a July Long Weekend on Bowen Island

Boris and I were on a much needed vacation last week. We left town on the previous Thursday night to start the July long weekend on Bowen Island with friends and family. We did the usual things when we are on the island, walking, reading, eating, and napping. It was glorious. A small group of […]

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