Tag Archives: National Gallery of Canada

Riding the Rails

A year ago the Orange Art Gallery challenged it’s artists to create works of art based on the theme “The Railway Crossing”. The Orange Art Gallery is in a 120 year old historic building that used to house the bank … Continue reading

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The Hoop Dancer

Over the last few years I have been working with the Wabano Centre for Aboriginal Health as a guest art instructor during their summer camp program. I’m also very proud of my role last year as the art director of … Continue reading

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Vin et Fromage

Just finished . . . this chef and his sous chef stands only 16″ tall. What’s better than a good wine, a sharp cheese and a crusty baquette? Add some fresh tomatoes and basil and it’s a perfect evening. Bon Appétit! … Continue reading

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The Circus

For as long as the Circus has been around, it’s been a source of inspiration and theme in both Art and Literature. Edgar Degas created a sensation in 1879 with his acrobat “Lady La La”. Renoir painted “The Jugglers” the … 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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