Monthly Archives: April 2013

Capilano University Studio Art Grad Show 13

Despite these uncertain times, or perhaps because of them, I’m seeking out beautiful things more often. I don’t think it should be forgotten what we are potentially losing. This piece from the studio art grad show is an amazing artistic

Capilano University Studio Art Grad Show 13

Despite these uncertain times, or perhaps because of them, I’m seeking out beautiful things more often. I don’t think it should be forgotten what we are potentially losing. This piece from the studio art grad show is an amazing artistic

We’re still fighting the good fight. Hoping to get some funding to bring back our program before the final budget vote on May 14. Coincidence that this is the same day as the provincial election? There is a petition, a

We’re still fighting the good fight. Hoping to get some funding to bring back our program before the final budget vote on May 14. Coincidence that this is the same day as the provincial election? There is a petition, a

I found out yesterday that our beloved program along with the studio arts program are being cut by the University. Currently, our cohort will be able to graduate next year but no new students are being admitted. Frankly, I am

I found out yesterday that our beloved program along with the studio arts program are being cut by the University. Currently, our cohort will be able to graduate next year but no new students are being admitted. Frankly, I am

west walk warp

I recently finished a group installation piece inspired by the work of Christo and Jeanne Claude. We used handwoven silk to create a border on a little used campus pathway. Once installed it looked like a large scale warp strung

west walk warp

I recently finished a group installation piece inspired by the work of Christo and Jeanne Claude. We used handwoven silk to create a border on a little used campus pathway. Once installed it looked like a large scale warp strung

thermofax fish 2013

thermofax

I’ve recently discovered thermofax printing. It’s a quick way to generate a screen print using riso film. Seems pretty similar to Gocco. I like the immediacy and level of detail you can achieve. I printed this fish on a piece

thermofax fish 2013

thermofax

I’ve recently discovered thermofax printing. It’s a quick way to generate a screen print using riso film. Seems pretty similar to Gocco. I like the immediacy and level of detail you can achieve. I printed this fish on a piece

monks belt pouch 2013

monks belt zipper pouch

I took a section of the monk’s belt sampler and made a little pencil case out of it. My last pouch was made of wool. I found working with the cotton a little easier. I also used a cotton zipper

monks belt pouch 2013

monks belt zipper pouch

I took a section of the monk’s belt sampler and made a little pencil case out of it. My last pouch was made of wool. I found working with the cotton a little easier. I also used a cotton zipper

I’m often inspired by the shapes that appear in nature. Lately, I’ve been particularly aware of the early mornings or evenings when things are a little blurry and just the most significant outlines and shapes appear. This sunrise, seen from

I’m often inspired by the shapes that appear in nature. Lately, I’ve been particularly aware of the early mornings or evenings when things are a little blurry and just the most significant outlines and shapes appear. This sunrise, seen from