Exhibits & Performances, Painting, Printmaking

Kevork Mourad

For the past 2 weekends, I've gone to the Aga Khan Museum in Toronto to see the work of Kevork Mourad, who was artist in residence at the Museum. I wasn't familiar with his work, but was drawn to watch him work because he was combining painting and printmaking. I loved seeing him work last… Continue reading Kevork Mourad

Exhibits & Performances, Masks, Photography

Night of Dread

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

Printmaking

Celtic Music Inspired Linocut

I just got back from Newfoundland where Celtic music was frequently playing.  This got me thinking about a coloured linocut I made in the 1980s in response to a wonderful concert I heard at the Owen Sound Folk Festival in Ontario.  One night I heard the Scottish folksinger Archie Fisher who, I believe, was accompanied… Continue reading Celtic Music Inspired Linocut