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Father Christmas as Art

When I first started working with polymer clay and creating figurative sculptures, my Father Christmas sculptures received a lot of attention and subsequently they became the main focus of my art. I paid my dues at Christmas gift shows and … Continue reading

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The Thunderbird Project

I want to share with you a project I will be working on over the next couple of months. It’s called “Thunderbird” and it’s a permanent installation at the Wabano Centre for Aboriginal Health in Ottawa. I am excited and very honoured to be … Continue reading

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Santa Claus is Coming to Town!

If it’s not Santa Claus then it’s St. Nicholas, Besnickel, Juoulupukki or Jultomten. Every Christian country has their own version of Jolly Old St. Nick, from the kind and loving old elf to the more sinister Knetch Ruprecht from the … Continue reading

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Women of Distinction

I was recently asked to contribute a figurative sculpture to the Women of Distinction Breakfast in support of the United Way women’s SPARK Giving Campaign in Ottawa. I’ve given a lot of thought to what character would be appropriate and relatable for … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day

With Valentine’s Day less than a month away, I’ve included the subject of romance in my exhibit at the Orange Art Gallery in February. Afterall, one of life’s simple pleasures are those beautiful, spontaneous, heartfelt romantic gestures that make you fall … Continue reading

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Do You See What I See?

Every artist tries to convey a message through their work. Sometimes it takes a little work on the audience’s part to figure out what the artist is trying to say or the feelings they are trying to project. I remember … Continue reading

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