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Wow! That was NOT easy!

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Wow! That was NOT easy!

Brain Strain: My theory about my own intelligence was tested this past fall/winter when I embarked upon “Introduction to Psychology” at York University. This was the entry level course in my quest to become an art therapist. Bending my artist’s brain around science was quite a challenge. It turns out that language and logic reside in the left side of our brains; apparently mine has quite a few cobwebs. Like most artists, I spend a lot of time hanging out in the right side of my brain; the abstract, happy, visual side. I'm quite comfortable there; the furniture is well...

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Big Thoughts Before A Big Show

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Big Thoughts Before A Big Show

In two weeks, I will be participating in the Artist Project, my first and biggest commercial art show. I liken it to the One Of A Kind Show, except it's specifically for fine art. I'm excited to take this on and am anticipating it to be a positive, enriching, career-affirming experience. The thing with big firsts, is that they are often accompanied by big thoughts, you know? The kind that make you take stock of your life. This past year, I have experienced great gains like this one, but also great loss, including the passing of my father. It's funny...

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Gallery 1313 Small Works Show

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Gallery 1313 Small Works Show

Tiny Tuscans at Gallery 1313, 1313 Queen St. W., Toronto, Dec. 7-18 Small Works Group Show, opening night Thursday Dec. 8. Holiday show, all ORIGINAL works for $300 and under. Many different styles and approaches by Toronto and international artists and my last 2016 show. Some of these original images are making their way into my wearable art, so stay tuned. 

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