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The “Senior’s Residence” Series

In previous blogs I’ve talked about how I create sculptures that explore a common theme and subsequently develop into a collection. September is all about that – the introduction and exhibit of a new series called “The Senior’s Residence.” As … Continue reading

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Creative Inspiration or Daily Routine?

One of the questions I get asked often is “where does my inspiration come from?” Most people think it’s some kind of divine part of my artistic gift that makes wonderful ideas appear like spiritual apparitions. That couldn’t be further … Continue reading

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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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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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The Baby Boomer Era

Yesterday, the cashier at Michaels Craft Store informed me that the company has changed it’s policy and every day is now “Seniors Day” – you don’t have to wait until Tuesday to get a discount. That means if you are … Continue reading

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Happy Administrative Professional’s Week

Here’s a little something to celebrate Administrative Professional’s Day, or what used to be known as Secretary’s Day. It’s actually a whole week to recognize the importance and value of these positions in a company or business. “Nine to Five” … 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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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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