Today I drove west from Toronto to the lovely community of Elora to view Andrea Bird and Daniel Beirnes’ Collaborative Show Circling the Confluence: an exploration around the Elora Gorge.
Andrea and Daniel are partners in life as well as art – living rurally in Wellington County with their family.… Read More →
50 years of Art!
July 8,9,10 2011
Nathan Phillips Square
The Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition is a juried art showcase that takes place every July at Toronto’s Nathan Phillips Square. This weekend approximately 300 artists are exhibiting their work in the following categories: painting, watercolour, drawing, digital media, printmaking, sculpture, photography, ceramics, jewellery, fibre, glass, metal, wood and mixed media.… Read More →
“Botanicus” Republic Plaza, Denver thru May 18, 2011
Botanicus is an exhibition celebrating the beauty of the natural world. This has long been an inspiration in my own work. For this exhibition I created three 18 inch by 11 foot works entitled “Clouds of Blossoms”. I used encaustic on mulberry paper as my medium to create a translucent, ethereal effect.… Read More →
I am really looking forward to attending the International Encaustic Conference June 3 – 5, 2011 in Provincetown, Massachusetts.
“The Encaustic Conference, founded and directed by Joanne Mattera — now in conjunction with Truro Center for the Arts — is a conference for professionals by professionals.
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In the last part of 2009, my friend and fellow artist, Anne Smidt sent me an enthusiastic email asking if I wanted to be a part of a new project, a collaborative work. Anne had just finished working with me on the 4th annual International Encaustic Artists (IEA) Retreat & Conference in Carmel Valley, CA where I had spent the past 3 years as the director for the annual gathering of artists working with encaustic.… Read More →
Two hundred artists fill the Queen Elizabeth Building at Exhibition Place this weekend (March 3-6 2011) for Toronto’s annual event, The Artist Project. Now in its fourth year, the Artist Project features a wide range of mediums, including installations and video art, as well as art chats and docent-led tours.… Read More →