Category Archives: my opinions

1920’s silent film,”Daughter of Dawn”

As part of my ongoing research into cowboy and indian pop culture for my Canada Council Grant, I watched this show with great interest. It had an all Native cast along with some amazingly well trained horses. I was very impressed … Continue reading

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Beginning a New Work

This spring I received a Canada Council grant to research (and create) a new body of work. I am using my art practice to look into how much 1950’s – ’70’s Cowboy and Indian pop culture has shaped my idea … Continue reading

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Mother/Daughter project from the 1970’s

A happy memory that really stands out for me as a teen was a project that my mom and I worked on together. We decided to create a parade costume for my horse. That project expanded into 2 parade costumes … Continue reading

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Who doesn’t love a birthday!

It is my nephew’s birthday today! He is a gregarious 6 year old guy with playful eyes and a head full of ideas.  He has an equally awesome older brother. It would appear that they put as much work into … Continue reading

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Tessellations

I have been reading about tessellations (think art by M.C. Escher). They fascinate me! I found a book in the thrift store on designing tessellations and brought it home for the modest amount of $3. I am also fond of … Continue reading

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of light and subject

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I wish I could walk around with my camera attached to me at all times. I see so many opportunities where the light weaves it’s way around subjects bringing out the colours and textures in such a delicious way. I … Continue reading

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Madly updating my website

I am hoping that the servers will be pointing to my new website in the next couple of days. I have been working hard to complete it. Not an easy task for someone who is very rusty at this sort … Continue reading

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