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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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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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It’s Christmas Time

Anyone who knows me, knows I love Christmas. As a matter of fact, I started sculpting Santas and Old World Father Christmas in the mid 1990’s. My Christmas sculptures gave me the opportunity to work on my sculpting techniques, hone … Continue reading

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FIGUREWORKS

November 18th is opening night for the fifth annual Figureworks Awards Show. Figureworks aims to provide an opportunity to celebrate visual art of the human form. The organization puts the spotlight on artists, their works and the life models. This … 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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About Sculpture . . . Short Version

Sculpture has been central in religious devotion in many cultures. The western tradition of sculpture began in Ancient Greece. There are two basic kinds of sculpture – free standing such as statues, and the various types of relief which are … Continue reading

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You Are Invited!

Thursday evening, September 11th, is the opening reception for “DIMENSIONS”, the annual sculpture exhibit hosted by the NCNS (National Capital Network of Sculptors). It takes place at St. Brigid’s Centre for the Arts located at 310 St. Patrick Street in … Continue reading

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Art Kudos International Art Exhibit

I am thrilled and honoured that my sculpture “The News” was selected for the 2014 Art Kudos International Exhibit, a one year online exhibit. Celebrating their 10th anniversary, Art Kudos is an annual international juried competition that serves to recognize … Continue reading

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Opening Night

Thursday night was the opening of the Orange Art Gallery’s Summer Exhibit and a meet and greet with some of the artists. It was a fun night and I look forward to more of these inspiring evenings. Artists tend to get … Continue reading

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