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The Art Connection Summit

Under normal circumstances, September would be the start of a new series of workshops offered in my studio. However, Covid19 has disrupted everything. But from hardship comes innovative new ideas and a different way to gather and learn from each … Continue reading

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The Toller Cranston Commission

Pat Gorgas came to visit early in the Covid days. We sat on my porch, social distancing as she described the project she wanted me to do.  A commission of the late Toller Cranston – Canadian national figure skating champion … Continue reading

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Light, Space, Time Competition and Exhibit

This morning I found out I received 1st place in the 3D category of the Light,Space,Time Figurative Exhibit. My winning entry was “The Railroad Traveller”. I also received a Merit Award for “Lunch in the Park”.  I’m beyond thrilled, not … Continue reading

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October Magic

I love October. The weather has cooled down but it’s not too cold – just perfect sweater weather. Even though the days are getting shorter, the vibrant colours of fall are in full development and it feels like everything and … Continue reading

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The “Living History” Mural

I am very proud to finally be able to share with you the unveiling of the St. Marguerite d’Youville “Living History” Mural. It’s taken several months from the initial proposal to the final installation of this collaborative mural, but the … Continue reading

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Witches Cast A Spell Over Art.

Before vampires became part of our popular culture, there was a time when witches, witchcraft and general feminine mischief held a prominent place in our hearts. Men, women and children have all been accused of sorcery, but the majority of those accused … Continue reading

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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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Hockey Night in Canada

Do Canadians love hockey? Well, for some, it’s what defines them as Canadians. They eat, live and breathe hockey. It’s our game. We invented it. We take pride in it. We turn out some of the best players in the … Continue reading

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Life’s Simple Pleasures Exhibit

The Orange Art Gallery in Ottawa, Ontario is hosting an exclusive exhibit called “Life’s Simple Pleasures”. From February 4 to the 22nd, the gallery will be showcasing over 30 sculptures by Maria Saracino that celebrate the simplicity and rewards of everyday life. … 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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