This is another block print I recently made but did not enter in The Heart Show that the other four will be in. I felt this one--another version of a heart of fire--stood outside the series I had made and stood on its own. So, another time and place... The Heart Show--January 30 - February… Continue reading Another Heart and A Show
I've just gotten back from a wonderful trip to Italy--somewhere I've never been. I didn't draw while there but saw some fabulous artwork and architecture and took many photos that I'll be showing here. On returning home I saw that a catalogue had been produced for BIMPE X, the miniature print exhibit I'd entered in… Continue reading The Print That Got In
The Printmaking Show at GAS--Gerrard Art Space--in Toronto that I'll be in begins this week. If you're in the area, do drop in. I'll be at the reception Thursday night the 28th from 6 - 8. Click here for more information. Detail from The Search linocut.
I learned yesterday that at least one of the three prints I submitted to BIMPE X--the Biennial Miniature Print Exhibition--has been accepted for the show. The organizers received over 700 prints from 300 artists. Around half were selected by the jury. The show will open in late September in Vancouver, BC. I'm interested in seeing… Continue reading Good News
Some of the most beautiful works of art I've ever seen are now on display at the Textile Museum of Canada in Toronto. Itchiku Kubota created the 41 kimonos in this show between 1976 and 2003, when he died at the age of 86. If you live in or near Toronto, this show is on… Continue reading The Must See Kimonos of Itchiku Kubota
I'm a member of the Art Gallery of Ontario in Toronto. As a member, I had the chance to see a preview of the Yayoi Kusama exhibit on Thursday. Getting a ticket for the show was a very long process. I was in a virtual line for 7 hours and could only do that because I… Continue reading Kusama Exhibition
I've entered another show, The Heart Show, at Gerrard Art Space in Toronto. I decided to do a series of small paintings in acryl gouache (a type of water-based paint that is permanent when dry) for the show. After working on four 5" x 7" gesso boards, I completed two of them. I'm still working on… Continue reading Heart Show
I've put 2 wall hangings in a textile show in Toronto at GAS--Gerrard Art Space. The show is an open call, non-juried exhibit. The reception will be this coming Saturday, Jan 13, and the show will last until Jan. 28. I haven't shown much work physically in a few years, so this may be a… Continue reading Textile Show
I love Leslie Nan Moon’s work and wanted to show it to you. Here’s her latest post with some of her excellent prints in multi media form.
Last night I attended one of my favourite events in Toronto, the yearly Night of Dread gathering and parade. Clay and Paper Theatre puts it on. They are the creators of enormous papier mache puppets and of theatre that aims to change the world. The theme is always a night of mocking fears to put… Continue reading Night of Dread