Artist Residencies · Iceland: Kickstarter · Inspiration/Musings · Unclassified

End of 2015

The end is upon us! 🙂 This past turn around the sun has been a good one- full of newness and travel, developing new work and exploring new materials. Meeting new people! STILL finishing up Backer perks/gifts! The more admittedly ‘difficult’ ones being the upper end sculptural/wearable pieces. While I had a vision towards what… Continue reading End of 2015

Artist Residencies · creation & developement 2014-15 · Iceland: Kickstarter · Inspiration/Musings · Unclassified

Hvaðan ert þú ?

The excitement grows daily. Asking myself, Hva∂an ert þú? (Where are you from?) I suppose I am still searching… Maybe I would actually ask: Hva∂an ég þú? or þar er ég frá? 8 days remaining for the Iceland or Bust kickstarter campaign. Backers have been considerably generous, to say the least. Every penny is almost accounted for! Once the… Continue reading Hvaðan ert þú ?

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Spring time in Toronto

It’s a gorgeous, early Spring afternoon here in Toronto. Temperature outside 12c Glass in the kiln. A mix of neo-lavender and kelp green powders… Building upon my ever growing cellular, sea slug, coral-like,  algal bloom, I thought I’d pay my friends over at Morphologic Studio a visit. Well, it’s inspiration while I wait for the… Continue reading Spring time in Toronto

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Glass Casting Workshop!

Glass Casting! Personally, I really dig working with wax, sculpting and forming whether it’s additive or subtractive – I dig it! Add to that working with Gaffer casting crystal and viola! Beauty. January was the first Ars Vitraria Experimentalis {glass casting} workshop at nanopod studio. The students made gorgeous work! [above is Kris’ Femme Liquide]… Continue reading Glass Casting Workshop!

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Ars Vitraria Experimentalis wknd II

Late in posting! Here is an update of last weekend’s (January 19-20th) workshop. Molds were cleaned, glass powders and fine frit were made into a paste (using Gum Arabic & water) and carefully placed within the molds. in between layers the glass paste was dried out using a hair dryer. More glass was packed and… Continue reading Ars Vitraria Experimentalis wknd II

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Ars Vitraria Experimentalis

New year, new workshops at nanopod: Hybrid Studio Friday, January 11th saw the start up of a new glass casting workshop-course. An introduction took place from 6-8:30pm where we discussed the outline, expectations, materials, and options for the next three weekends in January. The course will take students through recycling glass bottles, sculpting two dimensional… Continue reading Ars Vitraria Experimentalis

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Metal on Metal!

I will be offering new workshops and courses this summer at nanopod: Hybrid Studio. Metal 2: Strengthen your sawing, forming, and soldering skillz. Metal + Glass 2: Work with precious metal clay, bronze and copper clay, glass clay. Casting.. (shhh, it’s still a secret and in development) Flameworking 1 & 2 Check the website for… Continue reading Metal on Metal!