Friends and Lovers Exhibition Opening at Button Factory Arts

I am a part of a group exhibition at Button Factory Arts in Waterloo on Friday January 17th from 5-7pm.

This group exhibition with the theme of Friends and Lovers is curated by Tee Kundu.

I will have two works shown in the exhibition and I would love for you to come and see all of the other great art in the show!

Button Factory Arts is located at 25 Regina St. S Waterloo, ON, Canada

More information can be found on Facebook or Instagram @buttonfactoryarts

I hope to see you at the opening Friday January 17th from 5-7pm!

 

Here is a sneak peek at a work of mine titled ‘Broken’ that I have in the exhibition:

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Happy New Year! Here are my 10 Art Goals!

Happy New Year!

I can’t believe it is a new year! 2020 feels so weird to write!

I know this is going to be the best year yet!

I love writing goals and do so not just around New Years.

Here are some of my art related goals for 2020!

  1. Make more art (new and current projects)
  2. Have more exhibitions and apply to more (I want to apply to 7 art calls per month)
  3. Post more consistently on social media – blog 2x a month, Instagram every other day!
  4. Sell more art and do more commissions for people (I would like to do one commission per month)
  5. Walk in nature at least once a month to stay inspired
  6. Keep website updated- check and update biweekly
  7. Exercise and sleep well to stay motivated and inspired
  8. Keep studio clean and organized to want to work more
  9. Read 1-2 books a month to stay inspired
  10. Designate a time once a week to sketch ideas and brainstorm

 

What are some goals you have for 2020?

Let me know in the comments. I would love to hear from you!  By sharing our goals we can hold each other accountable and encourage and support each other through the year to make it a wonderful one!

New Years Goals let me guess you want to lose weight? Well if you’re an artist have you thought about goals for your art business. Check out my list of 10 art goals if you need some ideas!

Birds Adapted for Flight or Fancy Exhibition

From August 14-October 26th I will have my work shown in the Birds Adapted for Flight or Fancy -group exhibition at the Seaton Studio and Gallery in Burlington, ON.

There will be an Artist Reception and Awards given on Saturday September 7 from 1-4 pm.

Hope to see you there!

Shop Update!

Be sure to check out my website I have updated my stock and added new photos. Feel free to contact me if you are planning on buying more and I will send you a discount!

click here to access my shop

I have been working on a series of handmade paper using recycled blue jeans and vintage doilies. I sell the work unframed so you have the choice to pick your own frame to match your style?

Let me know what you think  in the comments? Where would you hang yours?

 

 

Women’s Studio Workshop Residency

Last month I attended the Women’s Studio Workshop Residency in Rosendale New York. I was working in the papermaking studio while I was there. I really enjoyed hiking in the area especially on the Rail Trail. While I was there I made a lot of paper working with maps and blue jeans. I got to try the vacuum table for the first time which was very exciting for my practice. I would highly recommend this residency to all the artists out there!

Trace and Retrace -MFA Exhibiton

I would love to invite you to the closing reception of my MFA graduating exhibition on Friday, February 2, 6-8pm.

Visual Arts Building | VA-102
Sir George Williams Campus
1395 Boul. René Levesque W.

***The gallery will also be open Wednesday January 31 (12-6pm), Thursday February 1 (12-6pm) and Saturday February 3 (12pm-6pm).

click here for more info