Yearly Archives: 2019

Feathers, human hair, and salt crystals

By | October 21st, 2019|Art News, Art of Consumption|

Peacock feathers, dyed human hair, untreated human hair, salt and borax crystals, cypress tree, hat pin, 6″ x 3″, 2019. This week I experimented with some of the dyed blue and red human hair gifted to me a few weeks ago.  The latest material to be included in my assemblages is salt and borax crystals. [...]

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Feathers, acorns, squirrel and human hair

By | October 13th, 2019|Art News, Art of Consumption, Squirrealism, Squirrel Series|

Peacock feathers, acorn cupule, squirrel hair, human hair, 3′ x 4.5′, 2019. This week I kept working on the idea of intertwining the histories and shared space between the Indian (blue) peafowl, humans, Eastern Grey squirrels and Garry Oak trees. I began to investigate the acorns I had collected but not planted. I removed the [...]

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Human Hair and Peacock Feathers

By | October 6th, 2019|Art of Consumption|

Human hair and peacock feathers, 3.5" x 1.5" In the studio this week I surrounded myself with the foraged materials collected over the last two weeks. Where I live in Victoria BC, we are experiencing the changes in weather associated the Fall season. The temperature gets colder, and the acorns begin to drop much to [...]

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Holobionts 2019

By | August 6th, 2019|Art News, Art Shows, Work in Progress: The Lab, Writings, YouTube Videos|

Holobionts 2019. Magnolia petals, human and non-human hair, dirt. Alt-Method Project My alt-method focused on spinning and needle-felting human and non-human hair, walking, collecting organic material, and collaborating with a 3D printer. The handling of different materials gave me the inspiration to experiment and try new things. Since I am primarily an oil [...]

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Unstoppable | April 2 – 27, 2019 | Winchester Galleries

By | March 7th, 2019|Art News, Art of Consumption, Art Shows|

  Photo of opening exhibition Thank you, collectors, friends and art lovers for attending the opening today. I’m thrilled to report that three of my paintings have found new homes already. Unstoppable is a group show and continues at Winchester Galleries Ltd. until April 27, 2019.   Unstoppable April 2 - 27, 2019 [...]

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shape/colour/form | Winchester Galleries | January 16 – February 2, 2019

By | January 17th, 2019|Art News, Art of Consumption, Art Shows|

WINCHESTER GALLERIES shape/colour/form January 16 - February 2, 2019 Opening reception: Saturday, January 19, 2:00 - 4:00 pm. View show catalogue: https://www.winchestergalleriesltd.com/collections/shape-colour-form-2019 Infinity Squirrel in window at Winchester Galleries, January 17, 2019 Infinity Squirrel, oil on panel, 30" diameter, 2017

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Squirrel Collection Database

By | January 8th, 2019|Art News, Articles and Media, Squirrealism, Squirrel Database, Squirrel Gift Show|

The Squirrel Collection Database (#squirreldatabase) is a database of objects, photos, and videos containing squirrel imagery gifted to me primarily from 2007 to the present day. One entry, however, is dated from almost a decade earlier. When my grandmother died she bequeathed me a vintage 1970’s Chalkware squirrel-shaped coin bank. Little did I know then, that this [...]

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