Category Archives: inspiration

residency update

The last few months have been quite the journey. My daily practice has been to follow the materials and let them lead me. I’ve been making and making and making. Now I’m starting to see what themes emerge and what

residency update

The last few months have been quite the journey. My daily practice has been to follow the materials and let them lead me. I’ve been making and making and making. Now I’m starting to see what themes emerge and what

on being a resident artist

I’m into the second week of my residency at the Leeway studio at Emily Carr University. I’m starting gradually, getting up to speed on the practice of sharing a studio again. I’m (literally) up to my elbows in an indigo

on being a resident artist

I’m into the second week of my residency at the Leeway studio at Emily Carr University. I’m starting gradually, getting up to speed on the practice of sharing a studio again. I’m (literally) up to my elbows in an indigo

jun tomita

I’m smitten with these weavings by kasuri weaving master, Jun Tomita. The way that a very simple colour palette and weave structure can be used to create such depth and warmth seems like magic to me. These pieces were part

jun tomita

I’m smitten with these weavings by kasuri weaving master, Jun Tomita. The way that a very simple colour palette and weave structure can be used to create such depth and warmth seems like magic to me. These pieces were part

meet the Ackermans

I just discovered Evelyn and Jerome Ackerman. I love their approach, breadth, sense of adventure and their mutual admiration for each other. Evelyn’s tapestry work is intriguing. She took medieval designs and updated them for a contemporary audience. Next term

meet the Ackermans

I just discovered Evelyn and Jerome Ackerman. I love their approach, breadth, sense of adventure and their mutual admiration for each other. Evelyn’s tapestry work is intriguing. She took medieval designs and updated them for a contemporary audience. Next term

heather chontos

I’m starting work on a compositional surface design piece and thinking a lot about more abstract, non-representational work. I’m still interested in working with maps but I feel like I want a visual break from structure and order. I’m thinking

heather chontos

I’m starting work on a compositional surface design piece and thinking a lot about more abstract, non-representational work. I’m still interested in working with maps but I feel like I want a visual break from structure and order. I’m thinking

whytecliff

We recently had a little adventure to Whytecliff Park. There is a little magic there I think. We found colourful sea glass and hiked up to an island that is accessible only during low tide. The colours in the rocks

whytecliff

We recently had a little adventure to Whytecliff Park. There is a little magic there I think. We found colourful sea glass and hiked up to an island that is accessible only during low tide. The colours in the rocks

We’ve had so much rain lately, it hardly feels like we are on the cusp of summer. I found this little guy on my morning walk. I love the combination of dots and stripes.

We’ve had so much rain lately, it hardly feels like we are on the cusp of summer. I found this little guy on my morning walk. I love the combination of dots and stripes.