The Eagle has landed

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It’s that time of year again. I’m at the Eaglewood Folk Festival this weekend (August 23-25) in sunny Pefferlaw! I have been busy creating jewellery for this show & above is a little sampler. My Buddha cards are back in stock along with some new canvases.

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My dance card is getting full…

Wings of change

wings of changeI am so thrilled to be adding 2 more shows to my schedule this summer! I have been invited to participate at the Purple Turtle Art Festival, July 14 & 15 at The Briar’s Resort in Jackson’s Point. I have attended the Festival over the years, and I can’t quite believe I will be a vendor and not just an attendee!

Once again, I will be at the Eaglewood Folk Festival, August 24-26 mere strolling (OK, bike riding) distance from my home!

Here is my current calendar of events I will be participating at:

Saturday, June 3 – Art Xtreme, The ROC, Keswick

Saturday June 9 – Ladies’ Pamper Me Day, Sutton Legion, Sutton

Sunday, June 24 – FARM Georgina, Georgina Ice Palace, Keswick

Sunday, July 8 – FARM Georgina, Georgina Ice Palace, Keswick

Saturday, July 14 – Purple Turtle Art Festival, Jackson’s Point

Sunday, July 15 – Purple Turtle Art Festival, Jackson’s Point

Sunday, July 22 – FARM Georgina, Georgina Ice Palace, Keswick

Friday, August 24 – Eaglewood Folk Festival, Pefferlaw

Saturday, August 25 – Eaglewood Folk Festival, Pefferlaw

Sunday, August 26 – Eaglewood Folk Festival, Pefferlaw

Sunday, September 16 – FARM Georgina, Georgina Ice Palace, Keswick

Sunday, September 30 – FARM Georgina, Georgina Ice Palace, Keswick

For more detailed information, check under “MY EVENTS”.

Thanks for reading and hope so see you sometime soon!

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My Little Dancer

Don’t you love it when you come across something that really speaks to you? For many of us we find that on the web with Pinterest and StumbleUpon.

I am passionate about many a thing, and one of those is music. Couldn’t live without it and I love following my favourite bands. I have just found a new band to crank in the car, and as I was listening to them, I thought — hey they remind me so much of another band that I miss because they haven’t been on the scene in awhile… And wouldn’t you know as I was furiously youtubing them, I found a connection between those very 2 bands — the lead singer of one had collaborated with the other band. And that got me to thinking…

It’s funny how I find that completely fine with music, but with my art I have a harder time. Sometimes we feel that what we have to offer up to the world may not be unique enough, but you know, everything has been done, we all just find different ways to channel what inspires us.  We all bring something uniquely different to the table that transforms what we do into being ours.

Dancer by Edgar Degas, Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek

I fell in love with Degas this past March when I was fortunate enough to catch the exhibit, “Degas and the Nude”. The bronze statue Petite Danseuse de quatorze ans inspired me to create the following canvas:

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