Wednesday, April 27, 2011
Monday, April 25, 2011
photographic tile by Sarah Ronald, ceramics by Myrta Hayes
Spring is only just round the corner (well it's officially here but I'm thinking of the more clement weather type of spring we know and love) and frankly, my dear, it's time to start shedding those comfortable layers in preparation for summer.
Cycling is a great way of getting fitter, sprucing up the metabolism after a sluggish winter, and practising greener transport alternatives.
It's also a wonderful way to notice the little things in life, like how dry a road can be when the rain has stopped (finally) and ooh! little green shoots.
yes, it's another scheduled post. i'm being very optimistic about rainfall.
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Wednesday, April 20, 2011
Sunday, April 17, 2011
paper mask by Joan Marr, rain print by James Mah
disclaimer: this is another one of those scheduled posts. today it actually snowed in the midst of non-stop rain showers. i don't think i'm being presumptuous in thinking this might continue for a week or so. my apologies if it is sunning heavily by the time this post is published
Don't let the rain get you down. Banish those winter blues.
Spring is just around the corner :)
Don't lose hope.
detail from photograph by Tracy Riddell
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Wednesday, April 13, 2011
Blackberry artists taking part in the artwalk this weekend
1. raku and ceramics, 2. Christmas is coming, 3. Vicki Allesia-Indian Arm Quiet Morning, 4. Valerie Simons-Summer Sunrise-Forest Grove, 5. Summer Wheat MB, 6. Indian Arm Kayakers VA, 7. take a hike, 8. in bloom, 9. Happy Canada Day
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Monday, April 11, 2011
Please do take this amazing chance to visit artists in their natural habitats :)
- Tracy Riddell will be in the Galleria at Port Moody Civic Centre
- Margret Billings, Dan Severance and Valerie Simons will be at Port Moody Arts Centre
- Vicki Allesia will be at Tealicious Tea Company (2224 Clarke Street)
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Friday, April 8, 2011
This month's City Hall display is by jewelry artist, Urszula Petrykowska. Urszula works in metals, having recently added silversmithing to her range of techniques following her recent graduation from the Vancouver Community College jewellery program. Her signature line of leaf imprint jewelry is represented by a cuff and earrings. Her work flows from a love of the organic form and pieces appear to grow from the natural world.
Visitors to the display case will also be treated to her new works, sculpture. The amazing grounding sandals completed for the recent Roots exhibition take a surreal exploration on the concept of grounding oneself.
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Wednesday, April 6, 2011
Monday, April 4, 2011
April's featured artist is driftwood carver and sculptor, Pat de Couto.
Pat is behind many of the enchanting and engaging faces seen in the gift shop.
Is that just a knot of driftwood I spy? - no, it is a face appearing from the grain.
Am I being watched? Yes, and it's probably by one of Pat's creations.
The featured artist wall is covered with her "conversation" heads, all hobnobbing with each other.
If you're quiet enough, I swear you can hear the murmur of conversation.
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