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Artist of the Month

by Sandra Marshall At a young age, Rocky Bivens’ interest in art was first piqued by museum shows such as a Van Gogh exhibition at the Detroit institute of Art, but he did not engage in the art world at … Continue reading

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Artist of the Month – Hengameh Kamal-Rad

By Sandra Marshall Inspired by the curves and flow of soft paper clay, Hengameh Kamal Rad responds as the clay guides her quest. She is a sensitive soul and responds to the touch of clay and to the human condition. … Continue reading

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Artist of the Month – Edna Lemyre

by Sandra Marshall Edna’s life had a somewhat royal beginning, as her parents were employed by Britain’s Royal Household and they lived in the Royal Mews in London, England. As a girl she had wonderful freedom to roam and explore … Continue reading

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Artists Speak – Dealing with Isolation

The Covid-19 pandemic has taken a toll on all our lives and the economy. As our city starts trying to regain some type of normalcy I hope that we make the effort to support  small independent business. I’m sure you’ve … Continue reading

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Artists Speak – Dealing with Isolation

Some artists are using this social distancing time to replenish their stock, catch up on commissions or simply keep working as usual. For others it’s created a disturbance in the creative process, particularly a kink in their medium of choice. … Continue reading

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Artists Speak – Dealing with Isolation

Rocky Bivens – Clay Artist “I have had a difficult time since the isolation began. I share my studio with 3 other artists, so we have agreed that only one person at a time can be there. This makes for … Continue reading

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Artists Speak

James W. Cook  – Multimedia Artist “The COVID-19 pandemic has seen the cancellation of one of my most important ice-carving gigs as well as left my upcoming summer sand-sculpting season in a state of uncertainty. Some jurisdictions plan to remain … Continue reading

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Artist of the Month

by Sandra Marshall Laughter is Sheree Bradford-Lea’s antidote for what ails us as she tries to engage us through her humorous cartoons, sculptures, mixed media/fibre art and puppetry. Her background in behavioural psychology, theatre and family travel set the scene … Continue reading

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Artists Speak – Dealing with Isolation

Eiko Emori – Glass sculptor My pâte de verre technique results in a translucency that shows how colours change with light. The shifting light and unique colours bring movement to otherwise static objects. The vibrancy of “Fall Colours” reflects the … Continue reading

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Artists Speak – Dealing with Isolation

Janet K. MacKay – Sculptor/Painter “In some ways, I feel very fortunate to be an artist during this time of isolation. My art gives purpose and structure to my day. I love the hours of solitude as I work in … Continue reading

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