Tag Archives: Orange gallery

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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Teaching Art

If we look back on the history of humanity, everything revolves around art.           Absolutely everything. All our accomplishments, what we see, what we know, what we feel and what we learn – it’s all art. I’m not … Continue reading

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Discover Your Creative Side

Every November, I offer a series of sculpting workshops. There’s a great satisfaction in teaching people how to make something new, but even better is watching people rediscover their artistic side and reap the benefits that stoking your creativity brings. Picasso once said, “Every … Continue reading

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Arts Accolade Interview

Interview with an artist: Maria Saracino http://artsaccolade.ca/2015/07/15/interview-with-an-artist-maria-saracino/ Category: featured Post | article en vedette latest news | dernières nouvelles uncategorized | non classé Written by L’équipe Accolade Team / July 16, 2015 Canadiana on exhibit  at the AOE Gallery: July … Continue reading

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CANADIANA EXHIBIT 2015

What comes to mind when you think “CANADIANA”? The great outdoors? . . . Maple trees and sugar bushes? . . . Hockey? . . . First Nations? . . . Our flag? . . . That’s the question I … Continue reading

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CANADIANA

In a few weeks I’ll be setting up for a month long exhibit at the AOE Arts Council gallery in the Shenkman Arts Centre. The theme of the exhibit is “Canadiana”, a look at Canadian life and culture. While planning … Continue reading

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Bring On the Golden Years!

In my last blog I mentioned that I’m developing a series that explores aging in this country. Every time I complete a piece where an older person is in the composition it is added to the inventory list for this collection. … Continue reading

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People’s Choice Award

On Wednesday, October 22nd, I received the AOE Arts Council’s “People’s Choice” Award for my sculpture “The Selfie”. What was particularly rewarding about this honour is that the public got to vote on their favourite piece. There was no online … Continue reading

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Sunday Afternoon Workshops

Here’s something fun to do in November if you live in the Ottawa area. I’m offering three Sunday Afternoon Workshops just in time for Christmas. The classes are suitable for all levels, even beginners, and for ages 10 and older. … Continue reading

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This Artist’s Studio

Leonardo da Vinci once said, “An artist’s studio should be a small space because small rooms discipline the mind and large ones distract it.” An interesting concept, but does it necessarily hold true centuries later? My studio is a bright … Continue reading

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