Gestural Prompt

Gestural Prompt “At times the clay moves so effortlessly that my hands seem to follow, not to initiate, the movements of the clay. I notice an emotion in my hands that seems to connect them with my chest…”  Harry Remde from The Art in a Craft, 1975 In the last few...

Precarious Circumstance

Precarious Circumstance is a tower of sad faces. Sadness is piling up on itself, until one is drowning in sorrow. The ‘sorrow’ face image was found in an old boy scout book of my brother's after he lost his battle with depression. The cloth legs are holding up the...

An installation in process

Throughout February, I will be progressively filling the arc.hive gallery with light, sound, plaster molds and altered angels, during an exploration of the space between what was and what’s next. I invite you to watch and participate in the installation until Feb...

My New Love of Ceramics

I have worked with clay on and off for many years. As I struggled with the dreaded wheel,  I never thought of pottery as being a part of my art practice.  This changed about a year ago when I discovered hand building and paper clay.  At the same time I started getting...

Disposable Angels

As an incorrigible thrift store devotee, I recently started noticing the abundance of throw-away plaster angels which prompted me to build a collection.  I am now incorporating them in my work by using them as an armature for my cast soap sculptures. The result is an...

I Wonder, the opening

The opening at Xchanges Gallery and Studios on Friday night was great! Many friends, artists, family and curious people came to see what I've been working on for the last year in my studio/lab. Eventually people started to realize that they were allowed to touch, peek...

Soap Sculptures

Since Globular Cluster I've been working towards a solo show that will be at the xchanges gallery in May. I am now making my own molds using latex and casting glycerine soap, altering the result by deconstructing and reconceptualizing. It's a kind of 3D collage; fun...

Globular Cluster, a solo show at Arc-Hive

Opening night for Globular Cluster was Friday October 6th. There was a great turn out despite the rain. It's always a great relief to get new work installed but also a little bit sad. This section is over and it's onto the next thing. Thanks to everyone who came out...

Bridge, a member show at Arc-Hive

  The current show at  Arc-Hive is our first members show since opening in January, 2017. Connie Michele Morey curated it as a part of the Integrate festival which happens in Victoria every summer to bring together artists, studios and galleries. There are works...

New Work

  Since I finished my installation Gone Home at the Slide Room Gallery, I've been working at my studio at Arc-Hive artists collective at 2516 Bridge Street. Here I am, casting soap for my new series, Globular Cluster which means 'a spherical collection of stars'....