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NEW Art Workshops

I hope you’ve had a great summer and are enjoying the last few days of August. Before you know it we will be settling into our routines and planning ahead for cooler weather, holidays and if you are like me … Continue reading

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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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NEW! Open Studio Time!

At the suggestion of one of my students, I am now offering Open Studio Time on the last weekday afternoon of the month. If you’ve ever taken one of my workshops and want to spend some time away from the … 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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St. Patricks Intermediate School – Polymer Clay Art Project

After spending a week at St. Patrick’s Intermediate School last week I have a renewed respect for teachers everywhere. I had a very unique opportunity to teach sculpting with polymer clay to over 225 Grade 7 and 8 students. Working … 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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