O Tannenbaum!

“ O Christmas Tree O, Christmas Tree, Your branches green delight us. O Christmas Tree, O Christmas Tree, Your branches green delight us. They’re green when summer days are bright; They’re green when winter snow is white.” Vancouver’s Christmas tree, from what I witnessed when it was being assembled in the Vancouver Art gallery plazaContinue reading “O Tannenbaum!”

The Future is Now

We received the City of Vancouver’s notice a few weeks ago in the mail. There would be lane closure on West 1st Avenue to support a public event to be held between February 18 – March 3, 2019.  ELA was coming to our city. This past week, Vancouver hosted a free Autonomous Shuttle Demonstration. ELA,Continue reading “The Future is Now”

Between Celebrations

The week between December 25 and New Year’s Eve is a time of respite. After the excitement generated by the joyful lead-up to Christmas, December 26 signals a time to take a breath, and welcome the coming winter months that entice us with a stack of books and copious amounts of tea. The streets andContinue reading “Between Celebrations”

Labyrinth – A Christmas Celebration

Christmas Eve has arrived.  The streets are less crowded as people gather in homes to celebrate this special season.  Walking home via the Vancouver Seawall, my husband and I came across a lone artist working with absolute focus on a complex Christmas tree labyrinth of brightly coloured chalk against a large open walkway in OlympicContinue reading “Labyrinth – A Christmas Celebration”

The Drop

“The role of the artist is to ask questions, not answer them.” Anton Chekhov Water! The ubiquitous compound, consisting of two atoms of hydrogen and one atom of oxygen in every molecule, supports our very existence and safeguards our world and all inhabitants that call earth their home. Water is important – we recognize thisContinue reading “The Drop”

What do we see?

“It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see.”  Henry David Thoreau I agree with Thoreau – what we see is all that really matters.  About a month ago, I was given the opportunity to photograph the work of an aspiring Vancouver artist. The title of his work was Daily Disasters. TheContinue reading “What do we see?”