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Heffel Fine Art Auction puts unique artwork on the auction block this week

Art lovers from around the world will get a chance to bid on a variety of Canadian artwork put up for auction by the Heffel Fine Art Auction House… 188 more words


Canadian Art Quotes

I’m feeling lazy this week, so instead of writing another post, here are a few quotes from some of Canada’s greatest artists. I’ll post more when I’m feeling lazy again. 284 more words


Emily Carr Deserves Admiration.

As an amateur artist,  an aspiring writer and a feminist, my admiration goes to Emily Carr.

Emily Carr was one of the most important, and perhaps most original, Canadian painters of the early twentieth century. 481 more words

Canadian social justice history: Where are the women?

Originally published on carletonjhr.com. 

You’re on jeopardy and there’s a time crunch. You’ve been asked to name three influential women in Canadian history who have been dead for 25 years. 569 more words


Strong Talk

In 1908, when Emily Carr painted the First Nation totem poles in British Columbia, she heard their strong talk roaring across the wild beaches. They were still speaking their truth even though they’d been wind beaten and faded, even though many were abandoned.  267 more words

Work in Progress

I am continuing to work in my graduate school class.  Prior to spring break I was frustrated with the class, and frustrated with the boring still life.  543 more words

Creative Process

Your letters for Wednesday, March 16: Water, windmills, women

The wrong people benefit from wind farms

Re: New Eastern Ontario wind farms a betrayal, mayors near Ottawa say, March 11.

Home ownership is the biggest investment a person can make. 1,359 more words