IN PROCESS

His macro, my micro

Last night I had the privilege of seeing Adrian Clarkson give Ai Weiwei her award for Global Citizenship for 2017. I sat in the front row, spitting distance from both of them, and was totally entranced by the hour-long conversation that followed as Clarkson asked Ai...

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

... 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 third...

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 a...

Final Squares

The final squares that I finished tweeking this morning, for Virtues & Vicissitudes.

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...