“During the global pandemic, personal grief has increased for the entire Capital Regional District community, as individuals have, and currently, are mourning things like losing their job, deaths, and just everyday changes and routines that are now lost. These major life events are uprooting individual’s once grounded existence and causing grief to happen in isolatedContinue reading “permission to grieve”
I am honoured to have my work in an exhibition at the Slide Room Gallery, 2549 Quadra str, Victoria BC, Canada; opening on February 16th at 6pm. Learn more via the Facebook event page or Slide Room Gallery website.
At various stages of my painting’s evolution, different genres have suggested themselves- landscape, figurative, abstract, floral- and approaching resolution the painting, rather than having become one or the other, remains “all of the above.” The other day on Facebook I came upon an excerpt of a TS Eliot poem and as I read, I feltContinue reading “a poem and a painting”
How touched I am this Christmas to be reminded of the beautiful German hymn, Es Ist Ein Ros Entsprungen. I am in the midst of my new work- roses that speak of the presence of love in the midst of darkness. The words of this song speak of how love remains tender and vulnerable evenContinue reading “lo, how a rose”
I have taken as reference my own photos of roses and am hand transposing the shapes and contours onto large paper and working with ink. I have a love of repetition- perhaps it was having visited fabric stores with my mother and gazing at myriads of patterns. I look at what is emerging in theseContinue reading “a repetition of roses”