Tag Archives: ottawa

The “Senior’s Residence” Series

In previous blogs I’ve talked about how I create sculptures that explore a common theme and subsequently develop into a collection. September is all about that – the introduction and exhibit of a new series called “The Senior’s Residence.” As … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Art, Art Awards, Art Dolls, art exhibits, Art shows, Artists, Figurative Art, polymer clay, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

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

Posted in Art, Art Awards, Art Dolls, art exhibits, Art shows, Artists, Figurative Art, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Baby Boomer Era

Yesterday, the cashier at Michaels Craft Store informed me that the company has changed it’s policy and every day is now “Seniors Day” – you don’t have to wait until Tuesday to get a discount. That means if you are … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Art Awards, Art Dolls, art exhibits, Art shows, Artists, Figurative Art, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Hockey Night in Canada

Do Canadians love hockey? Well, for some, it’s what defines them as Canadians. They eat, live and breathe hockey. It’s our game. We invented it. We take pride in it. We turn out some of the best players in the … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Art Awards, Art Dolls, art exhibits, Art shows, Artists, Figurative Art, polymer clay, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Life’s Simple Pleasures

Tonight is the opening of my solo exhibit at the Orange Art Gallery in Ottawa. Months of planning and long hours in my studio have gone into this exhibit. The result . . . I will be presenting a collection … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Life’s Simple Pleasures Exhibit

The Orange Art Gallery in Ottawa, Ontario is hosting an exclusive exhibit called “Life’s Simple Pleasures”. From February 4 to the 22nd, the gallery will be showcasing over 30 sculptures by Maria Saracino that celebrate the simplicity and rewards of everyday life. … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Opening Night

Thursday night was the opening of the Orange Art Gallery’s Summer Exhibit and a meet and greet with some of the artists. It was a fun night and I look forward to more of these inspiring evenings. Artists tend to get … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment