Leaving Home

Leaving Home

Our show’s up at the Visual Arts Centre of Clarington. I think it looks great but now’s the time to find out if it has any impact. I’ve never had any children, but suspect that making art is like raising a child. Each project starts with an inkling that’s hard to...
Constructing an attic

Constructing an attic

… sounds like an oxymoron. Surely an attic is a thing that has to build up over time? To gather organically and mature into something interesting, embarrassing, emotion-filled and deeply personal? Judith A. Mason, Mary Kainer and I attempt to create one in the...
Game Over

Game Over

So for over a year I’ve been researching, planning and drawing my wall piece, Virtues & Vicissitudes, based on Snakes and Ladders. Because it’s in an exhibition about being a 60-year-old woman, my game starts age 60 and imagines the ups and downs that might take...
It’s All About the Show

It’s All About the Show

Right now my life is a count-down to the three-woman exhibition I’m in at the Visual Arts Centre of Clarington opening Sept 3. Called Coming of Age, it’s about being a 60-year-old woman and what that looks like and might mean for the future. I’ve got two pieces in the...