ideas, critiques, musings, discoveries


November 2012

STUDIO VISIT: Step into Nicola Morgan’s space

Wow what luscious wax and oil paintings Vancouver artist Nicola Morgan is now creating...real beauties! I met Nicola a few years ago when we appeared in the first edition of Artists of British Columbia...Morgan came right before Morison in this vi...

Many STUDIO VISITS: The Eastside Cultural Crawl

Last Friday night I ventured over-town to the 16th Annual Eastside Cultural Crawl glimpsing into an amazing array of studios. This is always an adventure as over 300 artists clean up their spaces to exhibit their works. A portion of Elizabeth Toph...

Trip to Seattle: SAM exhibit and the Affordable Art Fair

I just got back from an art-filled 2-day trip to Seattle...beautiful abstract works, delicious sushi and Thai food and the ballet! Here I am in the Seattle Art Museum (SAM) in front of one of Joan Mitchell's abstract expressionist works, just one ...

STUDIO VISIT: Meet Lions Bay painter Druh Ireland

I met Druh Ireland at the opening of her solo show at the District Library in June of this year and immediately loved her "abstract expressionist" work and her friendly frankness, so I was quick to call and ask to visit her studio for my blog seri...

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