New Prints (The Body, Stranger Series)

Here are the first two prints of 2015. They are part of The Body, Stranger series exploring issues relating to chronic illness and identity. Both are silkscreen on paper and 22″ x 30″.

Daily Task, Daily Forgetting (silkscreen, 30" x 15")

Daily Task, Daily Forgetting (silkscreen, 30″ x 15″)

Constructing a Self Based on the Evidence (silkscreen, 22" x 30")

Constructing a Self Based on the Evidence (silkscreen, 22″ x 30″)

Collaboration With Jolie Bird at DNA Artspace

In the late fall, Calgary artist Jolie Bird and I collaborated on a postcard for Carte Blanche at DNA Artspace in London, Ontario. This is the result (cut pattern by Jolie, watercolour by me). The postcard has already been sold but you can enjoy a digital version below.

Untitled (Watercolour and papercut, 6" x 4"). Collaboration with Jolie Bird

Untitled (Watercolour and papercut, 6″ x 4″). Collaboration with Jolie Bird

Handmade Here

In just one week I’ll be showing and selling my work at Handmade Here in Calgary. I’m one of 25 local artists who will be selling a range of work including ceramics, paintings, jewellery, textiles and of course, prints. I’ll have cards, bookmarks, scarves as well as a range of prints from the last few years. Come by November 15 & 16 at the Triwood Community Centre. 10-5 on Saturday and 10-4 on Sunday.

Bookmarks made of cut prints

Bookmarks made of cut prints

Hand-silkscreened silk scarves using dyes and featuring my parrot, Charlie.

Hand-silkscreened silk scarves using dyes and featuring my parrot, Charlie.

Silkscreened Christmas cards.

Silkscreened Christmas cards.

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New Etching

I’m currently en route to Asia where I’ll be attending the opening of Printed in Canada – an exhibition curated by Guy Langevin and featuring the works of 25 Canadian printmakers. Prior to heading off on my trip, I completed a new etching as part of my new series The Body Stranger. More to come about Taiwan after the opening! (sorry the colour is a bit off in the photo)

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New Etchings

Being the summer, I have a bit more time in the studio available and have started producing some new etchings and silkscreens. Here’s the first round, all are etching and chine colle.

Between Places (etching and chine colle)

Between Places (etching and chine colle)

Walking Lightly (etching and chine colle, 4.5" x 4")

Walking Lightly (etching and chine colle, 4.5″ x 4″)

Walking Lightly (etching and chine colle, 4.5" x 4")

Walking Lightly (etching and chine colle, 4.5″ x 4″)

New Large Plexiglass Works

I recently packed up my exhibition in SNAP’s mainspace. The exhibition featured two brand-new works, part of my large plexiglass series dealing with space, perception and collapsed time. Both works are 6 feet x 4 feet.

Reaching Forward and Disappearing. Digital print on silkscreen, fabric, charcoal on paper, cupboard door. 6' x 4'

Reaching Forward and Disappearing. Digital print on silkscreen, fabric, charcoal on paper, cupboard door. 6′ x 4′

 

Silkscreen on plexiglass, fabric. 4' x 6'

Finding Space Between One State and Another. Silkscreen on plexiglass, fabric. 4′ x 6′