Category Archives: my art

This = That

I spent the morning getting very wet. I am working with an Elk hide to clean and use it for my art practice. I learned how to tan hides the Native way in 2000 and I continue to practice it. … Continue reading

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At my own art studio-continuing my work.

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The end is near – goodbye beautiful Banff studio

Leaving is bitter-sweet. I am happy with what I accomplished. Thank you to all those who make the Banff Centre the special place that it is.

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Today and Tomorrow

Tomorrow is my last day in residency. It seemed to move so quickly and yet I miss my family. I feel that I have experienced each day to the fullest here at the Banff Centre. I attended music performances, artist … Continue reading

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Another day in Residence…

I am in a routine of studio work that I hope I can continue when I get home. There are so many more distractions at home – things of importance that I give in to and that seem to whittle … Continue reading

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Today’s work

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I worked more on my lacy rounds, but I also spent time working on this woven blanket. It is a digitally woven blanket from a .jpg file. The image is a combination of my paint strokes in the background and … Continue reading

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Banff Residency: Day two

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Banff Centre is entirely another world where each day is a savoured experience. For a time I am free to respond to my creative thoughts – to bring them to life. I have so many and although it is only … Continue reading

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Digitization of fish pattern

I have finished drawing a large portion of the pattern in Illustrator. A portion of the pattern was used in a public art call that I just completed today. I want to use it again in a different context. I … Continue reading

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Old Brush, New Work

A number 4 Africana sable brush from 1970’s USA. The ‘Africana’ company once provided high quality glazes, stains and supplies for the booming ’70’s ceramic industry. My parents had distribution rights for the products in the Grande Prairie (AB) area … Continue reading

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The closing of a chapter

I have completed the work for my Master’s degree over the past weekend. I began this ‘project’ in 2009 and thought two years looked like a very long stretch in front of me, but like most challenges the time when … Continue reading

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