creation & developement 2014-15 · Inspiration/Musings · Project Grant 2013

New Mexico or BUST! & other meanderings…

Wow. Just to think- this time next week I will be heading to San Francisco via the Coast Starlight. First (short) stop in Seattle, visit some friends-colleagues, show Andrei around the touristy areas. Eat radioactive sushi then, leave bright and early Monday morn.. I haven’t left Canada for the States since ’11! Also, I haven’t… Continue reading New Mexico or BUST! & other meanderings…

creation & developement 2014-15 · Exhibitions/Installations · Inspiration/Musings · Project Grant 2013 · Unclassified

Considering Escapism

Escapism is freedom if claimed by a subject- it can not be consumed. Occam’s Razor install is next week! I’m just a little excited to see some of this older work go up on a wall, a small section of my Algal Bloom. Similar pieces made up the cell forms of Wonderlandish and they (the… Continue reading Considering Escapism

creation & developement 2014-15 · Inspiration/Musings · Project Grant 2013 · Unclassified

Vitrigraph

So tonight I’m pulling the first stack I set up of cut squares – actually the whole stack melted into a pool of colour but, we’ll see what happens! Hopefully the pot hasn’t busted!! Meanwhile, here’s some stacks I’m getting ready for tomorrow! the above stack I’m stacking lighter colours on the bottom fading into… Continue reading Vitrigraph

creation & developement 2014-15 · Inspiration/Musings · Project Grant 2013 · Unclassified

Bullseye murrine

Last night I made my first successful vitrigraph murrine pull! Thanks to my beautiful assistant ๐Ÿ˜‰ I was able to pull fifty cane all with various coloured concentric circles. AND there’s still more glass in the pot ready to be pulled!! Over the next weeks I intend to go nuts experimenting with different colour combos,… Continue reading Bullseye murrine

creation & developement 2014-15 · Inspiration/Musings · Project Grant 2013 · Unclassified

Murrine. At. Last.

Super excited to say- the kiln arrived!! Today I set it up and fired ‘er up! Woo! Murrine was pulled! Happy to say the vermiculite board didn’t crack this time. ๐Ÿ™‚ The stack worked and I pulled various bullseyes. I will share pics of those as soon as they’re cut! For the pot fill/stack, I… Continue reading Murrine. At. Last.