So here's the thing about creativity... it comes in soooo many forms, right? The other thing about creativity, is we often fight it..... right? Plus, there's always someone better doing it... right? These have been 3 massive blocks for me in my creative life, and no doubt they have been for you too. Conflicts of … Continue reading Then I Wrote A Song…
This has been a really fun, creative month for me. At the beginning of May we hung the "Second Self" show in Campbellford. Mid-May Jennifer Trefiak was a guest in my home studio, and she gave me a mini art lesson in oil painting. As the month is winding down, I picked up my developed … Continue reading May Muses
Poetry by my sweet friend…
A talented wordsmith and poet, Lindsey Woodward, is sharing her poetry while raising funds for Northumberland-based VAW agency, Northumberland Community Counselling Centre.
“Resurrected” can be picked up at Limelight Design and Advertising in Downtown Port Hope.
WELL. I'm struggling to start this blog entry. A week ago today, I returned from a 9 day trip across Canada. I have a friend who moved to Vancouver, so we drove her car out west and then I flew home. Holy memories! We have been friends for 27 years (we met when were 10 … Continue reading Canadian Landscapes
Since July my painting "Earth Energy" has been hanging in the gallery hall at the Northumberland Hills Hospital in Cobourg. I consider this a community piece, as half of the proceeds will be donated between the hospital and the art committee. This acrylic painting will be hanging in the hall named "Sumac Street" until mid-December. It is … Continue reading Northumberland Hills Hospital
My goodness I have been blessed by Northern Ontario this year; Blessed by good friends who share their passion of this land with me. Without them I would never know these places existed! Since my last trip to the French River was rushed, I had to return to enjoy the company and inspiring view. When … Continue reading Georgian Bay
In January I wrote the post "Art and Motherhood" in response to my own struggle as a mother and artist. These days it's less of a struggle, and more of a basic challenge. As my son gets older and more independent, we sleep through the night, he's at school during day, and life generally gets … Continue reading Art and Parenthood