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?”

Featured Artist: Gareth Vieira

Gareth Vieira is a multi-talented man with a variety of creative projects on the go. When I told him how impressed I was with his floodgate of creativity he’s been expressing over the last year he said “I think it was just waiting to come out, so I’m releasing years of ideas and images thatContinue reading “Featured Artist: Gareth Vieira”