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New Venture! The Art Tour Collective is Launching It's First Show!

New Venture! The Art Tour Collective is Launching It's First Show!

Come out and help us launch our exciting new ArtTour Collective of professional Toronto artists on February 1st-12 at Gallery 1313, (1313 Queen Street West) Toronto. The reception is February 2 from 6:30 pm to 9:00 p.m., invitation only. To  be added to the guest list please go to http://www.arttourcollective.com/contact.html.       

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A Toronto Artist Transition Tale

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A Toronto Artist Transition Tale

This year my family helped me to realize a dream: To convert our old garage into an artist studio gallery. I video documented the process to inspire anyone who also dreams of carving out their own creative space. Happy New Year all!  

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Be A Light Bulb This Holiday Season!

Be A Light Bulb This Holiday Season!

This time of year can be wonderful, but it can also be a major source of stress for anyone. My idea of hell is spending any amount of time holiday shopping in a mall. This is why I do most of my shopping on-line. But one can never completely avoid running around in preparation for the holiday season. After a while, we can start to feel like the Grinch, wishing that the holidays would just “hurry up and go away already, I’m tired”. Or, perhaps I am just speaking for myself?  Fortunately, I can see the irony of feeling resentful...

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Bursting Out Of The Creative Bubble And Getting Out There!

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Bursting Out Of The Creative Bubble And Getting Out There!

After an exhilarating but exhausting year exhibiting and painting, I am looking forward to a rest with my family this holiday season. I am having loads of fun turning my painting ideas into functional design. But as much fun as that is, there are some days when I feel as if I'm spinning my wheels. On those overwhelming days when I would rather curl-up on the couch and watch Netflix, I ask myself "Why am I doing this?" and then I think "Oh yeah, because I can't NOT do this!".   Creating the art is the fun part; selling it, well...that presents...

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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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