Monthly Archives: February 2009

Self- Portrait 2009

I thought it might be interesting to share a photograph of the beginning of my self portrait figure before any altering occurs. At the time I took this picture the only thing I had done was shaved the doll’s head … Continue reading

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Battle for Time

In my mind I truly believe that each of us is doled out equal amounts of hours in the day. How we choose to use that time is very individual, I know, but why is it some people just seem … Continue reading

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My First Exhibition

The ‘Moments In Between’ collection is mostly comprised of artwork accomplished in between the fifty-two pieces completed during my personal journey project, with artwork dating from late 2006 through early 2008. Some work was inspired by the 52 pieces, some … Continue reading

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Workspace

Where an artist works can play a huge part in the creative process. Being able to work in a space that you are most comfortable in can influence what you produce and how much you produce. Although I’ve heard some … Continue reading

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Workspace continued…

The two photos you see here are of my old workspace in Calgary, my daughter’s 10′x10′ bedroom converted into a sewing room after she left home. I managed to fit two worktables, four bookcases, and many shelves into this tiny … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday To Me!

Welcome to my brand new website, an incredible birthday gift from my computer genius son, Nate. We’ve been talking for some time now about creating a virtual space to showcase my artwork but it just seemed as though time was … Continue reading

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Ancient Artifacts

8.5” x 15.5” This one-of-a-kind wall hanging began as an experimental project, intended for use as samples. During the construction process it became more and more elaborate with handwork, beading, and personal attachments. By keeping the colour scheme neutral, the … Continue reading

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Self Portrait: Shattered

8.5” x 11” Commercial cottons, glass beads, found objects and broken glass, fused appliqué, hand and machine embroidery.

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Inspiration

10.5” x 9” Commercial and hand-dyed fabrics, copper mesh, glass and fabric beads, hand and machine embroidery.

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The Devil is in the Details

16” x 15.5” Commercial and hand-dyed cottons, synthetic fabrics, hand embroidery and beading, machine quilted.

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Summer Storm

17.5” x 19” In August, 2007 I was humbled by the immense power and beauty of a summer storm. The prairie sky, whipped dry by the unrelenting winds, cracked like an eggshell and released its brief fury onto the parched … Continue reading

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Left of Center

Left of Center There once was a square peg suspended in a vision of vivid coloured dreams searching for anything that was not a round, black hole in the universe. Her discoveries were unexpected and just a little off center. … Continue reading

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