Category Archives: More About Me

TORONTO 2011, THE BEST MOMENTS – Part 2

Toronto’s Art, Culture and Design Events – taking advantage of the scene And continuing on with the good stuff… NOVEL IDEAS @ MARS The Glass Room by Simon Mawer. Image from BIG CITY BIG IDEAS… More info on NEW FORCES IN FRENCH DESIGN… FYI – IDS jams on the New Forces in French Design riff [...]

A HELPING HAND

Hamsa, Khamsah, Hand of Myriam as well as the Hand of Fatima. Regardless of her name her hand joins three religions in the symbolic quest to push away the evil eye and attract luck. I lost my Moroccan ‘Hand of Fatima’ and was thinking the other day I need to get me one when I [...]

SPACE TO EXPAND

10 Books in 10 Days? Here at my sister’s cottage. Holiday time? Not for me. Just a change of scenery. When I look up from my computer today I can see trees instead of the neighbour’s brick wall – the view from my office at home in Toronto. My plan is to read a book [...]

BOOK NUT

Some of the collection. I am a bit of a nutter when it comes to books and magazines. I try not to go anywhere near a book store when the cash flow is low. The pain is too intense. Candy I can say no to and I am willing to say bye-bye to a sizzling [...]

WHAT DO OUR SPACES SAY ABOUT US?

June 9, 2011 – 7:18 pm

As a portrait artist who mainly uses photography as a medium, it is such a challenge, always, to capture just who your subject is in a simple, straightforward, one dimensional representation…someone’s space, the things that you find or even don’t find in there, can speak so much more as to who they are. I believe my space says what I want it to about me.