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'....

Slide Room Gallery Installation

The show is now up! "Gone Home" will be up at the The Slide Room Gallery until May 29. It's open from 9-5 weekdays. Thanks for everyone who showed up for the opening, it was a great success. My advisor for the Independent Studies Program at the Vancouver Island School...

Gone Home

Gone Home: An installation of what I've been working on since September 2016 at the Vancouver Island School of Art for their Independent Studies program. It will be showing for the month of May, 2017 from 10-5 on weekdays. The opening is 6pm May 5th.  ...

Drypoint etching using a pasta roller

Printmaking usually involves a very large, heavy press used to 'pull' off the prints. It was a delight to discover I could do this at home with my manual pasta maker. The pressure is easy to change using different felt or by changing the thickness of the rollers.  The...

Pronto Plate Lithography Exploratory

Wow. What a fantastic week I just spent with Victoria Edgarr at GZPS. I learned so much about this fantastic printmaking process from the best. This is an easy way to get photos and drawings onto a plate using a laser printer.