Featured Artist: Lee Higginson

I am a single mom of two boys, one with autism.  The constants in my life are art, nature, and my kids.  The best moments are when those three things align.  I’ve been a “creative” my whole life, and worked mostly in public programming at National Museums and Cultural institutions before I was a full timeContinue reading “Featured Artist: Lee Higginson”

Featured Artist: Shannon Wood

Written by Shannon My approach to painting comes from deep within. When painting I tap into memory, lived experiences and a vivid imagination to create beautiful impressionistic images. My work is inspired by  my love of horses and the beautiful, messy nature of life. The connection between my paint brush, textured acrylic’s and canvas is groundingContinue reading “Featured Artist: Shannon Wood”

Why So Much Social Media?!

At the end of January I did a 5-day social media challenge with artist Mary Gilkerson, and it blew my mind. The diligence, planning, and structure of every post was much more complex then I would have expected – and this is coming from a person who posts daily on Instagram already! I’m a bigContinue reading “Why So Much Social Media?!”

Featured Artist: Sweet Coffee Club

Written by Lyss & Jeannette Sweet Coffee Club is an interdisciplinary creative collaborative between two friends. We create surrealist photos based on original poetry. It’s a project we’ve been working on for almost two years, over the course of both of us becoming mothers alongside one another. Sweet Coffee is one of the first poemsContinue reading “Featured Artist: Sweet Coffee Club”

How Much Creativity, Is Too Much Creativity?

2021 Creativity Challenges In the new year, a somewhat random idea came to me, to combine my love of landscape with poetry. I had received an email prompt from “Poetry Invites” to write a poem about Lake Ontario. Easy! I thought… I’m going to take this one step further, and write one poem a dayContinue reading “How Much Creativity, Is Too Much Creativity?”