Monthly Archives: May 2011

It’s a long story

Where have I been, what have I been doing, where am I going: first, the opening reception at the Secord Gallery Friday night was great. Lots of people, good responses and sales. The best comment came from my friend, Dahlia:  … Continue reading

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Traveling birches

I just got a note from Elizabeth Oschenfeld. The exhibit she organized in Romania, MNEMOSYNING, is traveling to Budapest for an autumn exhibit at the Romanian Cultural Institute. She sent me the above photo of my painting (with a couple … Continue reading

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The official invitation

So it’s official now; no backing out! I’m looking forward to exhibiting with Aaron and Brad.  I’ve always admired their work.  Even if Aaron is my son, he’s good on his own.  His work is very different from mine and … Continue reading

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The ABC and Q’s of making art

I was listening to Q on CBC radio with Jian Ghomeshi yesterday morning while I was working in my studio, feeling anxious and uncertain about what I am doing with my paintings, when I heard him interview Donald Glover, writer, … Continue reading

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One at a time

DSC_6431_1, originally uploaded by leyaevelyn.

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WET

It’s been a busy time:  working on new paintings.  My whole way of working has changed in the past few months and, although it is exciting, it is also very demanding.  I’ve had an exhibit scheduled for a while at … Continue reading

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There is a light at the end

IMG_0787, originally uploaded by leyaevelyn. Today Lila and I went to beautiful McCoo’s Island with Gwen and Kiku. You can walk to the island only at low tide. Even so, it feels isolated and magical. I spent the morning painting, … Continue reading

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