23 March 2016
Carrot & Ginger A hand-built clay sculpture with cold finishes on turned mahogany/teak base, with copper findings — this piece was selected for inclusion at the 2016 WAVE at the WAG exhibition, and can be viewed at the Winnipeg Art Gallery until 17 April.
675mm x 340mm x 220mm
27 February 2016
Winter weather provides a great motivation to work in the comfort of my wood-heated studio… half a dozen sculptures underway or completed since New Year’s day!
15 February 2016
To what end? This hand-built clay sculpture incorporates antique iron callipers on a turned wooden base with bronze metal details.
580mm high x 255mm diameter
4 September 2015
Shapely vitrified hearts, crafty pendents, the ever-popular readers, and engaging ceramic sculpture… along with hugs galore, await you! Don’t worry about the rain — make this a weekend to remember!
Please come out to the 2015 WAVE Artists’ Studio Tour on Saturday, 5 September and Sunday, 6 September (10:00 to 18:00 each day). ‘What? Clay Art & Curios’ is #13 on the tour (click for map).
7 April 2015
We live in stories… is my latest piece — as of today it’s on exhibit at the Pulse Gallery (The Forks, Winnipeg).
This hand-built kiln-fired clay figure is partially glazed, along with oxide stains and cold finishes, on a stained wooden base (old-growth fir).
22 March 2015
Just watch me… is one of two sculptures of mine in the WAVE at the WAG exhibit that opened on Friday, a group show in the Winnipeg Art Gallery Shop featuring the work of over 20 Interlake Wave Studio Tour artists.
570mm high x 290mm diameter, hand-built clay figure (glazed, oxide stains, and cold finishes), a turned wooden base, and assemblage with found miniature roller skates.
“Too often, we hear from others that we are incapable of, or unsuited for, things we haven’t done before. In the absence of external motivation, we are left to draw on inner resources to achieve the unexpected.
You go, Girl!”
20 March 2015
Currently on display at the Winnipeg Art Gallery Shop, Question Everything is one of two sculptures of mine in the WAVE at the WAG exhibit that opened this evening, a group show featuring the work of over 20 Interlake Wave Studio Tour artists.
800mm high x 290mm x 290mm, the piece is comprised of a hand-built clay figure (fired with oxide stains), a waxed wooden base and turned collar, and assemblage with copper and steel findings.
WAVE at the WAG is on until Sunday, 12 April — drop by the WAG if you have the chance.
14 February 2015
Cold winter days help drive me to the studio. Thanks to my trusty wood stove, indoor conditions are pleasant even when the wind and blowing snow are howling outdoors…
A variety of new sculptures are completed or in the works (several pieces will be unveiled at the Winnipeg Art Gallery on Friday, 20 March 2015 — further details to follow).
11 October 2014
My latest sculpture, Common Ground, is a hand-built ceramic piece (385mm x 220mm x 360mm, base 330mm x 207mm x 105mm) with a silver cold finish and parts of an antique meat grinder, mounted on a stained wooden base/bed.
5 September, 2014
“Never interrupt someone doing something you said couldn’t be done.”