Tag Archives: Art in Ottawa

Teaching Art

If we look back on the history of humanity, everything revolves around art.           Absolutely everything. All our accomplishments, what we see, what we know, what we feel and what we learn – it’s all art. I’m not … Continue reading

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It’s Carnival Time!

January and February can feel long, cold and boring, especially for those of us who live in the colder climates.  That’s why Carnival season is such a welcome celebration to break up the winter doldrums in northern climates and such an … Continue reading

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Tax Incentives for Buying Art

I’m sure you’ve walked into an office and seen some beautiful artwork on the walls or sculptures in the lobby. Did you know that if you operate a business in Canada, buying original artwork qualifies as a tax deduction provided … Continue reading

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Surround Yourself with Passionate People

Spending time with people who are passionate about what they do is like therapy for me. They inspire me, make me want to create new things, dream bigger and live on a new level altogether. Most importantly, they remind me … Continue reading

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The Power of Positive Thinking

 “Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you’ll land among the stars.” ― Norman Vincent Peale Norman Vincent Peale was a minister with a fascination with psychiatry. He penned 46 books in his lifetime, and the most successful by … Continue reading

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A Political Portrait

Political scandals, debates and elections have been in the news for months, both in Canada and in the US. But for Canadians, this week marks a history making moment with a new government, and a young new prime minister, who … Continue reading

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Discover Your Creative Side

Every November, I offer a series of sculpting workshops. There’s a great satisfaction in teaching people how to make something new, but even better is watching people rediscover their artistic side and reap the benefits that stoking your creativity brings. Picasso once said, “Every … Continue reading

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