Untitled Experiment

A recent experiment, this piece celebrates the divergent qualities of two different materials. Canvas, a natural fibre, expands and contracts in response to changing temperature and humidity. Duralar, a polyester film, stays constant. By stitching the pieces of painted duralar to the canvas support along

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HERsay – Nov 2, 2022 to Jan 3, 2023

“Memory is the seamstress, and a capricious one at that. Memory runs her needle in and out, up and down, hither and thither. We know not what comes next, or what follows after. Thus, the most ordinary movement in the world, such as sitting down

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Late afternoon sun falls on Leslie's face as she is interviewed in Sorauren Park.

Artists of Sorauren Park Video Series

To celebrate its 25th anniversary, the Friends of Sorauren Park community group has commissioned a video series - Dogs of Sorauren Park, Trees of Sorauren Park, People of Sorauren Park and, most importantly, Artists of Sorauren Park. https://youtu.be/P-wsq6SNN1o The park will tell me what should be

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Invitation image for the Fork Off group show, August 2018 on Gabrioal Island BC

Fork Off – Group Show August 2018

Fork off: Animals, Art, & Advocacy will showcase the work of 9 award-winning artists all of whom place themselves firmly on the vegan/vegetarian continuum. Along with Elsa Bluethner, Dianna Bonder, Tammy Hudgeon, Caroline James, Sheila Norgate, Carole Reid, Zena Rogak and Mia Tremblay, our works

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Invitation Image: "Autumn Tree at Sunset". Oil and oil stick on duralar over acrylic and collage on panel, 12" x 12", 2017

9th Annual Studio Show

May 24th and 25th 2019 Just before the doors opened, I wondered as always, will anybody come? Will anybody like the work? As always, to my amazement people did come and the response to the work was overwhelming. Thank you to everyone who attended and to everyone

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8th annual studio show

8th Annual Studio Show

Friday November 17, 2017 7pm to 9pm Saturday October 18, 2017 12 noon to 4pm As always, light refreshments and even lighter conversation will be served. Hope you can join us!   Invitation image: "Autumn Tree at Sunset". Oil and oil stick on duralar over acrylic and collage on panel, 12" x

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Artist talk from the recent Shoe Repair show

After months of planning, focused effort and anticipation, a most wonderful experience unfolded on Gabriola island this May. My solo show of artwork, “Shoe Repair and other consequences of walking”, had a hugely successful two day run at the Keep Calm gallery. A warmer reception

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