Field Recordings

Field Recordings

I've started to record one minutes of audio each day and am uploading them here. Most of the recordings are from Toronto and St.Catharines.

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Tangled Art Kids Fest

Tangled Art Kids Fest

This spring I was the Coordinator for Tangled Art + Disability's Kids Fest. This program was lead by Luca 'Lazylegz' Patuelli and his network of dancers, DJs and drummers. The students at Monsignor Percy Johnson Catholic High School and James Cardinal McGuigan Catholic High School worked weekly with a professional dancer to collaborate in creating a choreographed performance. Students presented their work at an interactive school assembly with a cohort of special guests.

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Open Studio Residency Complete

Open Studio Residency Complete

My residency at Open Studio has come to an end. The result was a Varied Edition of 15 + OSP + FP which are 15 x 22". The series is titled I Have Always Taken The Weather Personally. Images can be viewed here.

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Hamilton Biennale Over For Another Year

Hamilton Biennale Over For Another Year

Thanks to Andrew Mcphail and Stephen Altena for inviting me to participate in the Hamilton Biennale. It was a laborious joy to share, I Can't Do This On My Own. The Toronto Star had a few words to say about it which you can read here.

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Residency at Open Studio

Residency at Open Studio

My residency at Open Studio has recently begun. So far I've made two etching plates, which if you haven't done so before, I cannot advise you enough about the time invested. Test proofs have all been pulled and now some experimenting with additional materials. 

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Hamilton Biennale

Hamilton Biennale

April 21 to the 23rd I'll be participating in the Hamilton Biennale, at Casino Artspace, 176 Mary St. My performance will take place on Sunday April 23, 1 - 3pm.

Additional information can be found on Facebook here. There will be live tweets.

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Dogs and Boats and Airplane Choir

Dogs and Boats and Airplane Choir

This fall I worked with Big Pond Small Fish and their Dogs and Boats and Airplanes Children's Choir. The choir was made up of students from Lord Lansdowne Public School and da Vinci Alternative Public School. Over the course of 3-months, lead by Bill Burns, supported by Krys Verrall, Alan Gasser and scientists at the Royal Ontario Museum, the students researched, wrote and performed a 4-part libretto at the ROM on Sunday December 4.

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Grimsby Public Art Gallery

Grimsby Public Art Gallery

Untitled (for Elizabeth), will be part of the juried exhibition at the Grimsby Public Art Gallery. Thank you to Ingrid Mayrhofer, Mary Reid and Gerrie Loveys for your support.

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The Last Things

The Last Things

The text embedded in this work is a form of communication for those who come after. It reads, "General feelings of loneliness linger / you must get used to doing with as little / as you can lets see where the night goes".

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Glenhyrst Biennial Juried Exhibition

Glenhyrst Biennial Juried Exhibition

I have two pieces, Absence Is Greater Than Presence and $$$$$.included in the Glenhyrst Biennial Juried Exhibition. Caitlin Sutherland, Director at the Hamilton Artists Inc. and Deirdre Chisholm, Director/ Curator at the Norfolk Art Centre, juried the show.

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STO Union's Trophy at In The Soil

STO Union's Trophy at In The Soil

This weekend I participated in STO Union's Trophy at In The Soil in St.Catharines. STO Union is a multidisciplinary art and performance company from Ottawa bringing together artists from a variety of mediums in the creation of original contemporary theatre, installations, live art and video.

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What about Rodman Hall?

What about Rodman Hall?

I'm included in the exhibition about Rodman Hall’s place in the consciousness of our community. I have two works in this show, a text piece Don't Make Me Spell It Out In Macaroni And Paint it Gold and a new video titled Missed Communication.

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Collagraph

Collagraph

I've just finished taking a workshop on collagraph printing. Instructor Loree Ovens taught us about plate making at Open Studio.

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Interactive Installations in Max7

Interactive Installations in Max7

February is learning month! I'm taking a series of workshops at InterAccess in Interactive Installations in Max 7. This three-part workshop teaches Intro to Max 7, how to use live audio to make sound reactive work and detect movement with real-time video.

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