Art Show! 100 Dresses

The pieces in this show are the beginnings for an ongoing project entitled "100 Dresses". In this solo project I will be creating 100 paintings and sketches of dresses that I have either purchased from thrift stores or have had donated to me. Every dress already has a story that needs to be told. I try to capture this story in my work. Some paintings are evocative while others poignant and some just plain fun. Dresses on hangers without form: calm, elegant, still. Dresses with form:...
More

Art Residency 2017

I have been offered a 2 week Art Residency by the Parrsboro Creative, here in Nova Scotia. Parrsboro is in a part of the province that I have never visited, and from what I hear it's quite a magical place. I will have 2 weeks to focus just on my art. There will be opportunities to get out and paint plein air, collaborate with local artists and offer an open studio to the public. I will be in Residence from September 4 - 17. Discover the Town of Parrsboro, Nova Scotia More Parrsbo...
More

Pastel Workshop – Sept 1/2016

Pastel workshop for beginners Join me for the day and learn how to work with this wonderful and versatile medium. This workshop is suitable for beginners and requires no drawing ability. All art materials included for use during workshop! (I also have a small number of pastels for purchase) Small workshop with room for only 4 people. When: Wednesday August 10 Time: 10 – 2 pm (break for lunch) Cost: $50
More

Wednesday’s Pastel Workshop

Yesterday I taught a small Pastel Workshop. I only had room for 4 students this time, but it was perfect because all my students got lots of attention! Here are some photos of the wonderful work my students did. Most of them had no prior knowledge with using pastels so it was a new, interesting, messy and exciting experience for everyone.       Everyone started with a different colour monochromatic underpainting giving all the paintings a different look. And a quick block-in unfini...
More

One Day Pastel Workshop on August 10

Pastel workshop for beginners Join me for the day and learn how to work with this wonderful and versatile medium. This workshop is suitable for beginners and requires no drawing ability. All art materials included for use during workshop! (I also have a small number of pastels for purchase) Small workshop with room for only 4-5 people. When: Wednesday August 10 Time: 10 – 2 pm (break for lunch) Cost: $50 Where: My studio - Clayton Park area
More