Sheila

Sheila was passionate about life and that passion showed in her smile -  a really joyful, happy to be here with you, smile.  That smile reflected the enthusiasm Sheila brought to everyone she met and everything...

Messages

Artist, writer, and photographer Donna James on Messages: "But, I also found that the messages that I encountered were strangely encouraging to me, occasionally poetic, sometimes amusing, and often personal." ...

Donna James – Urban Streets

Donna James is an artist and photographer from Nova Scotia who now lives in Ottawa, Ontario. Most photographs of street art, graffiti, bumper stickers, and licence plates were taken in Ottawa. If not they will ...

Music Maker

Fraser Chute loves music.  He is a formally trained drummer, but he has also “dragged around” a steel string guitar for over thirty years. He also really enjoys working with wood.  Over the years Fraser has ...

To See Ourselves …

Her name is Gladys.  Without thinking about it, what is the first thing you notice about her?  How would you describe her? What will you remember? When I first saw Gladys at a friend's house what struck me ...

Mycroft the Junk Yard Bird

Art Maw has been featured twice before on this site.  He is the man who built a giraffe out of wine corks, and he told us the story of his Totem Pole. This time he is introducing us to MyCroft, his Junk Yard...

Bent Line Cartoons by Karen Munro-Caple

Karen Munro-Caple is a respected Registered Massage Therapist and graphic artist / cartoonist who has a unique, and very funny, take on her world. Read her bio below, but have a look at her work first. ...

The Art of Blackwork

At the opening of a show featuring some of Pearl Ostroff’s work another artist in the show said to her  “it’s very well done but it’s not art”. Pearl Ostroff ‘s canvas is cloth, her paint is thread and...

How to Build a Giraffe with Wine Corks

My name is Art Maw and Jerome is the name I gave a 6' 2" giraffe (made to scale) I created from various types of wood  and then completely covered in wine corks.   Before considering this project, it may be ...