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Take A Seat For Habitat for Humanity. ReStore Fundraiser

By |July 21st, 2015|

 

I met Kelly King, Procurement Officer, Habitat for Humanity Victoria in mid-June at a business meeting. Habitat invited thirty local artists and designers to participate in a special event, Take A Seat for Habitat Campaign, to celebrate the Grand Opening week of their new location this August. Kelly asked if I would participate. The idea is to take a simple […]

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  • Skinner's Horse, 48" x 48", Oil on wood panel, 2015
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    Skinner’s Horse Regiment and Horse Head Mask: Archie McPhee meets the Costume Museum at Government House.

Skinner’s Horse Regiment and Horse Head Mask: Archie McPhee meets the Costume Museum at Government House.

By |July 14th, 2015|

The Painting
Skinner’s Horse, 48″ x 48″, oil on wood panel, 2015. Available at Winchester Galleries (2260 Oak Bay Avenue)

Video of Behind the Scenes Footage
Mask: Archie McPhee. Film footage: Jen Steele. Model: Peter Mazzoni. Music: Hugh Yardley. Lyrics: Sharon Tomczyk. Performed by Counting Time. (The Legend).

The Cary Mews Costume Museum at Government House, British Columbia

Susan Erling-Tyrell, Curator, Costume Museum at Government House, […]

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Canadian Artist Goes Squirrely. DZine Trip Magazine

By |July 6th, 2015|

Thank you John Thomson. “Canadian Artist Goes Squirrely.” DZine Trip Magazine, June 11, 2015.

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SHE, Fazakas Gallery: Opening Reception Photos

By |June 18th, 2015|

A big thank you to LaTiesha, Trace, and Rosa for including me in the show. SHE, Fazakas Gallery continues through to June 20, 2015.

Exhibition Dates: May 23th – June 20th
Venue: Fazakas Gallery, 145 West 6th Avenue, Vancouver
Gallery Hours: 11 am – 5 pm Tuesday to Saturday
Information: www.fazakasgallery.com

More show details HERE.

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  • atHome Victoria May/June 2015. Pgs. 44-45. http://www.athomevictoria.com
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    The Artful Home. Carollyne Yardley: Contemporary Pop “Squirrealism”. At Home Magazine May/June 2015

The Artful Home. Carollyne Yardley: Contemporary Pop “Squirrealism”. At Home Magazine May/June 2015

By |May 20th, 2015|

Thank you to the lovely Emily “Delight” Dobby and At Home Magazine Victoria for the article in the May/June 2015 issue. Please check out their magazine online.

 

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    Diversity in Feminism, SHE, Fazakas Gallery | May 23 – June 20, 2015

Diversity in Feminism, SHE, Fazakas Gallery | May 23 – June 20, 2015

By |May 19th, 2015|

When LaTiesha Fazakas, owner of the Fazakas Gallery suggested the theme for SHE, I was excited to think about how the squirrels would communicate their POV. Perhaps they would not all be squirrels, maybe a mouse would be in the house. Yes, more rodents. SHE, a group show includes Trace Yeomans, Rosa Quintana Lillo, and myself. The […]

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Today’s Bunny Shot, Baby Bunny Nest

By |May 14th, 2015|

Our friends in the neighbourhood found a bunny nest in their front yard. Now we know what the adult bunnies in our yard have been up to.

I love you baby bunny!

 

 

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    See How A Painting Comes To Life: Horse Heads, Squirrel Masks, and Wonder Woman

See How A Painting Comes To Life: Horse Heads, Squirrel Masks, and Wonder Woman

By |May 11th, 2015|

See How A Painting Comes To Life: Horse Heads, Squirrel Masks, and Wonder Woman.

I created this video showing my recent works on wood panel, and also some characters as they come to life. Sneak peek at new works in progress too!

 

Horse and Squirrel Masks: Archie McPhee

Wonder Woman costume: Carollyne Yardley Omnimedia

 

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Trademark Carollyne, Video And Making A Face

By |May 11th, 2015|

Hello friends, and fellow Canadian small business owners.

Here is a quick update on my Canadian registered trademark, CAROLLYNE.  May 11th, 2015 marked the date of the Oral Hearing (part of a Section 45 proceeding) at the Canadian Intellectual Property Office. I didn’t participate in this opportunity, since my well earned dollars are being utilized for other important life […]

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  • First tattoo inspired by my art: Steampunk Squirrel. Screen capture via Instagram _graceunderpressure_
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    First Tattoo Inspired by Steampunk Squirrel. Pop Culture News.

First Tattoo Inspired by Steampunk Squirrel. Pop Culture News.

By |May 10th, 2015|

What an honour!  This is the first tattoo (that I know of) inspired by my art: Steampunk Squirrel.

Grace who goes by _graceunderpressure_ via Instagram tagged me recently. What a lovely surprise to see Steampunk Squirrel. It was done by Karl Berringer at True North Tattoo in Wadsworth, Ohio, in one 8 hour session. The background is […]

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