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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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A Tribute to Fatherhood

June is all about Fathers and Fatherhood. I dug through my archives and I found a few pieces I’ve made that acknowledge the nurturing men in our lives. Today’s father is no longer always the traditional married breadwinner and disciplinarian in … 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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Happy Administrative Professional’s Week

Here’s a little something to celebrate Administrative Professional’s Day, or what used to be known as Secretary’s Day. It’s actually a whole week to recognize the importance and value of these positions in a company or business. “Nine to Five” … Continue reading

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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

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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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About Sculpture . . . Short Version

Sculpture has been central in religious devotion in many cultures. The western tradition of sculpture began in Ancient Greece. There are two basic kinds of sculpture – free standing such as statues, and the various types of relief which are … Continue reading

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You Are Invited!

Thursday evening, September 11th, is the opening reception for “DIMENSIONS”, the annual sculpture exhibit hosted by the NCNS (National Capital Network of Sculptors). It takes place at St. Brigid’s Centre for the Arts located at 310 St. Patrick Street in … Continue reading

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Art Kudos International Art Exhibit

I am thrilled and honoured that my sculpture “The News” was selected for the 2014 Art Kudos International Exhibit, a one year online exhibit. Celebrating their 10th anniversary, Art Kudos is an annual international juried competition that serves to recognize … 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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