Welcoming 2023 with Colour, Paint and Mural Artists

Serendipity has a marvelous way of introducing the extraordinary into our everyday activities.  Early December, after a quick stop at our local grocery store, Don and I chose a different route to walk home.  At the entrance to a parkade that divided the sidewalk, we were delayed because of cars blocking our path, waiting forContinue reading “Welcoming 2023 with Colour, Paint and Mural Artists”

Sunday Evening Reflection – Artist in Action

“Public art does more than beautify neighborhoods. It connects community, inspires creativity, transforms public spaces and enriches individual lives.” Vancouver Mural Festival Every year I look forward to the Vancouver Mural Festival (VMF). There is a creative energy that pervades the entire city. It is a celebration that is marked by street parties and eventsContinue reading “Sunday Evening Reflection – Artist in Action”

Sunday Evening Reflection: Transits and Returns

“Transits and Returns brings together the work of 21 Indigenous artists from across the Great Ocean and offers a closer look at what connects their practices but also how they are distinct.” Vancouver Art Gallery What better way to begin the week than with a visit to the Vancouver Art Gallery? Five Indigenous curators: TarahContinue reading “Sunday Evening Reflection: Transits and Returns”

Artists in a Rose Garden

“It was June, and the world smelled of roses. The sunshine was like powdered gold over the grassy hillside.” Maud Hart Lovelace, Betsy-Tacy and Tib Artists in a Rose Garden from Rebecca Budd aka Clanmother on Vimeo. I have always considered the month of June a synonym for roses, for it is in this specialContinue reading “Artists in a Rose Garden”