In Good Company

Today marks 10 years since the 2nd In Good Company Festival. The first In Good Company Festival held in 2007 celebrated the contributions of women in the arts. In 2008, In Good Company returned to celebrate the creative contributions of immigrants to the cultural landscape. Both Festivals highlighted the past achievements and early 'pioneering' spirit… Continue reading In Good Company

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Gord Downie. Land and Sea. Poetry and Music.

Canadians possess a fierce pride of identity. One vital thread of our complex cultural history is so young that we can reach back and be within a generation or two of touching those pioneers who, along with the First Nations strong voices before them, helped forge our identity. And from those markers we can draw a… Continue reading Gord Downie. Land and Sea. Poetry and Music.

Willow and Poppy!

What do books, art, theatre, music, history, science and and nature have in common? Willow and Poppy are mixing it up to find the connecting thread. We are very excited to announce the opening of our new venture, Willow and Poppy Studios! Handcrafted works of art as accessories, jewelry, signature pieces and one of a… Continue reading Willow and Poppy!

Gardens

To work with creative people is a tremendous gift.  Days filled with questions, searching for explanation and understanding. Social commentary, expressing the human condition, taking what's inside and churning it out, exploring, defining, soothing, infuriating... nothing is off limits for the artist's probing perspective. To be a creative thinker is to be at once an… Continue reading Gardens

In the Eye of the Beholder

I was recently engaged by a  private client who we'll call 'Jan'. (Jana is the Goddess of Perception. Jana’s totem is the peacock, and it is said that the eyes on the peacock’s tail are Jana’s, which are like mirrors that intuit to you the right path to take...) Any-who... Jan wants assistance with 'finding her… Continue reading In the Eye of the Beholder