Cross Stitch

My Grandmother was born in the Ukraine and I grew up with a multitude of items which reflected her heritage. Items such as crocheted covered clothes hangers, knitted slippers and … Continue Reading →

My Reflections

Although it seems lately that all I do is paint on rocks, I also paint on canvas. One theme that I continually work on through my paintings is reflection. In … Continue Reading →

Cecily Brown and Mice

  Contemporary artist Cecily Brown visited Barrie’s Georgian College in 2012 and delivered a stimulating artist talk.  She was an inspiration for all us art students. Brown enlightened the audience … Continue Reading →

Mice are Nice in a Poem

Two blog followers have reminded me of one of my favourite mice poems.  Thanks Tammy and Bernadette! Mice I think mice Are rather nice. Their tails are long, Their faces … Continue Reading →

Rock Painting Process

Here are a few pictures showing the process of painting the rocks. I do not usually work by painting one at a time. Working with about 20 I create an … Continue Reading →

The Installation and Me

Much of what I do represents my perspective of comfort, discomfort, and the uncanny. How different situations and objects can be understood as comfortable or perhaps uncomfortable. Memories and experiences … Continue Reading →

The Rocks

Currently… 330 painted mice are patiently waiting for their upcoming visit to the galley space in Art In House. Many more mice are on the production line, and others still … Continue Reading →

Mouse in House

This is the story of my endeavor to paint 600 stones, the main focus in the art installation, Mouse in House. Last year in an energized moment of thought I … Continue Reading →