I have been working on a series of textile works that borrow the maps and symbols of meteorology. I applied for and received a BC Arts Council grant to re-learn animation -I had done 3 animated films in the 1980s but now the technology is all…
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Thanks for the information about your show. How long will it be up? I have friends in BC that are getting impatient for me to visit. It would be great to get to see your work in person.
Oh yes, about the frames....One day I was driving down a country road and saw a farm house with a free sign on a bunch of frames. The minute I saw the frames I knew i wanted to experiment with them...and I have been ever since..
I absolutely love going to UBC and find it one of the most inspirational places o be, second to the Field Museum in Chicago The field has the largest exhibit of Coast Salish woven cedar art in the USA. Yes, I apprenticed with "Gram"Lillian Pullen , On Washington's West Coast n the Quileute reservation, surrounded by the Olympic Rain Forest. Currently, I have need living in Coast Salish culture surrounded by the Salish sea for the past 14 years..
If the spirit of the piece calls for a natural background, I photograph it that way. I don't worry so much about photography in that way. I'm just happy to finally have a camera..I find natural light the best..and perhaps...because my primary medium(s) are organic, they photograph well in natural settings..
I enjoy looking a your work