Friday, November 30, 2012

Select favorites from "Chain"


          A selection of some of my favorite works from the Chain exhibition. 

         Visit Crafthaus to see Chain in full.   The exhibition is also slated to show at the A CASA, Museum of Brazilian Object in Sao Paulo, Brazil from February 20th to March 22nd in 2013.

         Jewellers included here are (in order): Floor Mommersteeg, Ela Bauer,  Liana Pattihas, Malene Kastalje, Sarah Holden, Colleen Baran, Sharon Massey, Minna Karhu, Sarah Truett, Demitra Thomloudis, Marcelo Zocchio,  Karen Vanmol and Junwon Jung.
        A full list of the sixty artists in the show here .


My Blue Paper Chain, layered watercolor paper and paint, 2012





Monday, November 26, 2012

My Chain in "Chain" exhibition on Crafthaus

Blue Paper Chain, Layered watercolor paper, watercolor paint, 2012
0.4 x 2.5 x 17. 5 cm
My 'Blue Paper Chain' is in the online exhibition Chain Project curated by Marina Sheetikoff.  The show present sixty international artists including Liana Pattihis, Alexander Dauvit, Colleen Baran, Ela Bauer, Sarah Holden, Sharon Massey, Peter Hoogeboom and more. The exhibition is currently featured on Crafthaus and runs from Nov 2nd 2012 to Dec 2nd 2012- but it can also be seen  'forever' once it's archived on Crafthaus.

Next year Chain will also be exhibited physically in São Paulo, Brazil, at A CASA, Museum of Brazilian Object,  from 20 February to 22 March in 2013.  

My piece for the show is part of a new series.  It's made of thick water color paper and lovely deeply pigmented Winsor and Newton Artist's Watercolor paint.  It explores a few of my favorite themes- gradient color and size, pattern and alternative materials.

Saturday, November 17, 2012

New this week on Etsy

     New this week on Etsy, Simple Line studs - earrings from my 'Simple Line' series.   
Sleek, minimal studs perfect for daily wear.   Made in two sizes (yes, with more to come!)

Last weekend to see 'Mirror, Mirror' at the Surrey Art Gallery

It's the last weekend to see my print  'Self Portrait in Open 8 and 9' in 'Mirror, Mirror' at the Surrey Art Gallery (Surrey, Canada).  After a four month run, from  August 18th to Nov 18th, the show ends this weekend.

Also showing in the gallery this weekend are: 

 ‘Scenes of Selves, Occasions for Ruses’,
Explores images in which artists creatively incorporate representations of themselves or aspects of their lives.
The artists are Alberta Browne, Diana Burgoyne, Barbara Cole, Janieta Eyre, Marianne Forsythe, George Littlechild, Al McWilliams, David Neel, Al Neil, Joseph Plaskett, Drew Shaffer, Henry Tsang, and Jin-me Yoon.

‘Open Sound’
Open Sound 2012: On Air, Underground—Making the Inaudible Audible guest curated by Ross Birdwise.

 and ‘Echoes of the Artist: Works from the Permanent Collection’
The artists are Jim Andrews, Eryne Donahue, David Horvitz, Roselina Hung, Suzy Lake, Elizabeth Milton, Pushpamala N and Clare Arni, Carol Sawyer, and Carrie Walker.

Monday, November 12, 2012

A bit of press for Mirror, Mirror

A bit of press for Mirror, Mirror at the Surrey Art Gallery!
"Mirror, Mirror on the Wall", a review in local blog textingthecity with a photo of my piece selected for the show.

& An article "Who's the fairest artist of them all?" published in print in the Surrey Leader Nov 7th, 2012.  Also online .