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Birthday Celebrations

Celebrating the day of your birth is a pagan tradition that dates back hundreds of years. Actually it was the Germans who are credited with starting the tradition of children’s birthday parties in the 1700s. They put candles on tortes … Continue reading

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Polo in the Park Ottawa

The finishing touches were completed and this special commission was unveiled at the Rotary Club of Ottawa South last week. This sculpture,  “The Polo Player” is being auctioned at Polo in the Park Ottawa on Saturday July 7th. I look … Continue reading

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It’s All About The Hustle

It’s going to be a busy month . . . and I love it! I haven’t participated in a Art Doll Show in years, but I’m super excited to be part of the Quinlan Doll and Teddy Bear Expo in … Continue reading

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Happy Winter Solstice

Did you know that the tradition of bringing gifts in St. Nicholas’ name originated in France? At the beginning of the twelfth century, nuns began leaving gifts in secret at the houses of poor children on the eve of St. … Continue reading

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Christmas Nostalgia

Nostalgia is that emotion that stirs up memories from our past. It’s hard to describe the feeling of nostalgia, but you can’t miss it when you have it. The holidays, especially Christmas, stirs those nostalgic feelings more than any other … Continue reading

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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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