Exhibitions/Installations · Inspiration/Musings · Unclassified

paradigm shifting

listening to MGMT’s, “Oracular Spectacular” having just finished the week with a head cold. eating, for the most part Raw. thought i’d put down in words and pix what’s been going on with me lately. 2011 is feeling like a pivotal year to me. I’ve been attempting to follow my instincts more; starting, primarily with… Continue reading paradigm shifting

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November Talk-About

Handmade Division Talk ABout! This month’s question is: Talk about one/some teachers/mentors/masters you’d like to study with? Who, do I really want to study with? Hmmmm. Kind of a tricky question for me as I’ve studied with most of them already! Metal-gods: Harold O’Connor (Master Goldsmith), and Phil Poirier. Glass Warriors: Janis Miltenberger (Glass Goddess),… Continue reading November Talk-About


The After School Project- Afternoon #1

Today, this afternoon, started the After School Project at nanopod: Hybrid Studio. Six nine year olds descended upon the studio anxious to find out what they would create! Audie (pronounced Aw-dee), Indie, Kimia, Mea, Willa and Alice each received square, 24 gauge pieces of copper and were shown how to use various hammers to texture… Continue reading The After School Project- Afternoon #1

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metal + glass

Out of my private studio in Toronto, Ontario I hold 8 week courses in ‘metal + glass’. These courses cover a wide range of techniques/process used in Goldsmithing, Silversmithing, and Flameworking. I generally cover a different process every evening of the course. From fabrication through piercing and sawing copper sheet, Sterling silver ring band sizing,… Continue reading metal + glass

Exhibitions/Installations · Inspiration/Musings · Unclassified

Day of the dead

That’s today, Dia de los Muertos. I’ve spent most of the day working on web stuff, mine and other people’s. My January 5th metal + glass course filled this afternoon. This Thursday the ‘After School Project‘ begins. Me, my studio and a group of nine year olds. They’re going to have a serious blast of… Continue reading Day of the dead