Music as an Inspiration

NCNS members gather traditionally on the last Tuesday of every month.  Those meetings provide all members with the opportunities to meet each other, and exchange their experience and ideas through presentations, discussions and workshops.

Last month NCNS members talked about their work related to the theme “How does music inspire your art? “.  Here are some interesting stories told by the NCNS members.

Pat and his dancing bear

Pat and his dancing bear

Patrick Imai revealed that the sculpture “Dancing bear” has been inspired by Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling.

Kevin and his dancing figures

Kevin and his dancing figures

Kevin Burke brought a group of dancing toy wooden figures, leprechaun and fisherman.

 

Edna and her music book

Edna and her music book

 

Edna Lemyre brought a musical photo album from Salvation Army that she would like to adapt to a sculptural piece.

Rocky and his udu drum

Rocky and his Udu drum

Rocky Bivens is a sculptor and a musician, who can play on his artwork. He had performs on his ceramic Udu drum.

Denisa Prochazka needs music to sculpt. She sang in opera as a child but when she immigrated to Canada, it was easier for her to sculpt than sing in a new language. She would like to have a solo show where music would expresses the theme of her pieces.

Sheree's cartoon

Sheree’s cartoon

 

Sheree Bradford-Lee drew a cartoon that played with the idea of problem of the left-handed musicians.

Maria and her busker

Maria and her busker

 

 

Maria Saracino brought a piece that she built of a busker auditioning by playing a banjo.

 

Sandra and her saxophone player

Sandra and her saxophone player

 

 

Sandra Marshall brought a maquette of a saxophonist, recalling the music of old record by Fausto Papetti.

 

Rosemary and Ashley MacIsaac

Rosemary and Ashley MacIsaac

 

 

Rosemary Breault-Landry came from a musical family and studied piano from 8 years. She brought drawings of Spanish dancer and cello player.

 

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