Show is Down

This week the installation was taken down. All the mice were packed away, books were boxed, furniture returned, floor disassembled and television turned off. What a wonderful experience it has … Continue Reading →

More on Vending Art

    I came across another example of how art is being sold in vending machines. In a small town in Germany unused cigarette vending machines will be filled with … Continue Reading →

Three Blind Mice

Look who showed up for the show!  Not only do I remember this nursery rhyme from my daughter’s early days, but from mine as well. My favourite memory is singing … Continue Reading →

On the Rock

There are many ways of putting creatures on rocks.  Here is one of my favourites. This rock is located at Misery Bay on Manitoulin Island in Ontario. It is one … Continue Reading →

Vending Art

Art in House was recently the venue for “Tales from Tuscany”, a show of pottery by Wendy Hutchinson. It was such beautiful work, inspired by her recent trip to Italy. I … Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →