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Arts Accolade Interview

Interview with an artist: Maria Saracino http://artsaccolade.ca/2015/07/15/interview-with-an-artist-maria-saracino/ Category: featured Post | article en vedette latest news | dernières nouvelles uncategorized | non classé Written by L’équipe Accolade Team / July 16, 2015 Canadiana on exhibit  at the AOE Gallery: July … Continue reading

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CANADIANA EXHIBIT 2015

What comes to mind when you think “CANADIANA”? The great outdoors? . . . Maple trees and sugar bushes? . . . Hockey? . . . First Nations? . . . Our flag? . . . That’s the question I … Continue reading

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CANADIANA

In a few weeks I’ll be setting up for a month long exhibit at the AOE Arts Council gallery in the Shenkman Arts Centre. The theme of the exhibit is “Canadiana”, a look at Canadian life and culture. While planning … Continue reading

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A Tribute to Fatherhood

June is all about Fathers and Fatherhood. I dug through my archives and I found a few pieces I’ve made that acknowledge the nurturing men in our lives. Today’s father is no longer always the traditional married breadwinner and disciplinarian in … Continue reading

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Bring On the Golden Years!

In my last blog I mentioned that I’m developing a series that explores aging in this country. Every time I complete a piece where an older person is in the composition it is added to the inventory list for this collection. … Continue reading

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How Long Does It Take

The month of February has been a whirlwind of activity and excitement. I had a successful first time solo exhibit at the Orange Art Gallery and the chance to meet so many new people who have been curious about polymer clay. That’s … Continue reading

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First Impressions

People always ask me where I get my ideas from. Of course, as part of the baby boomer generation, my own experiences often come into play, afterall, my husband and I pretty well line up with the trends and patterns of … Continue reading

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Life’s Simple Pleasures

Tonight is the opening of my solo exhibit at the Orange Art Gallery in Ottawa. Months of planning and long hours in my studio have gone into this exhibit. The result . . . I will be presenting a collection … Continue reading

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Figurative Art

I recently discovered an artist website located at http://www.figurativeartist.org Naturally the name intrigued me and after learning more I applied to become a member. This is a juried and curated site and I’m very honoured to have been accepted to be … Continue reading

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A Teacher’s Impact

Today I taught a small group of women how to sculpt an ornament in polymer clay. It was a beginner class, but the students marvelled at what they were able to create. Tonight, as I look back at the day’s … Continue reading

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