Art

Newfoundland to Me – More Homesick?

August 13, 2015
“Newfoundland to Me ” was one of the few paintings I did of Newfoundland while I lived away. I was afraid recreating home would make me (more) homesick and I always said “If I’m going to live away, I can’t spend my whole time missing Newfoundland. I might as well live home.” Right? My painting reference - Besh's photo of the Anglican Cathedral, downtown St. ... Continue reading

Art Inspiring Art

July 30, 2015
I never thought I'd see one of my paintings in fabric! Check out this beautiful quilt inspired by my painting The Space Between that is being displayed in the Grand National Quilt Show. No surprise there, it's beautiful! CAROL ROSS WILLIAMSON emailed me: "My quilt, based on your beautiful art, made it into Grand National Quilt Show! 50 quilts were selected from across the country and ... Continue reading

The Making of My Painting “Last Row” – The Process and Realizations

May 20, 2015
I have always been fascinated with the process of making something even more than the finished product. This has translated into my artwork and as much as I love seeing my painting hanging nice and neat on a wall, recording and sharing the process behind it is almost more satisfying for me. That being said, here is one of my favourite paintings “Last Row” from ... Continue reading

How We Met I AM Genie and Wayne Dyer

May 20, 2015
We met “Mr. & Mrs. Genie”, aka Joshua Dawson and Ingrid Thornhill, at Besh’s birthday party in December 2011 and from that minute on we were friends for life. This was the first time we had heard about their I AM Genie Foundation which was in its infancy, and Wayne Dyer was the farthest thing from our minds. After a few hang-outs with Josh and Ingrid we were ... Continue reading

Art Connects Kids in Newfoundland & Uganda

April 16, 2015
Since 2006, as a professional artist selling my product in retail stores and online, I have ordered a lot of art prints of all kinds, greeting cards, postcards, labelling and packaging. Besh calls me “Martha Stewart” when it comes to my product so if there’s even a tiny blemish on something, I won’t offer it as a product I sell to my clients. I just ... Continue reading