Category Archives: Articulation

Articulation Study Session in Victoria – Day 3

Articulation members at work; Lesley Turner, Donna Clement, Ingrid Lincoln, Leann Clifford, in the inner harbour. The Empress Hotel is in the background. First appointment was a morning visit to the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria http://aggv.ca/ to see ‘Kimono: Japanese Culture in its Art Form’ with many magnificent kimonos revealing the complex codes and etiquette […]

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Articulation 2014 Study Session in Victoria

Each year Articulation does study in a special place in Canada. This year they are in Victoria researching the maritime history of the west coast of Canada. Donna climbing up the stairs from the waterfront to the street full of old warehouses, hotels and shops. Into The Maritime Museum, up in their iron elevator – […]

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‘Articulated Materials: Bridging Waters’ in Saskatchewan

The 4th showing of Articulation and Material Girls’ response to the Bay of Fundy and the River Thames, respectively, will be shown in its 7th exhibition – 3 in the UK & 4 in Canada. This time it is in The Gallery on 3rd, Watrous, Saskatchewan.  It is the last time before the individual works […]

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Next Articulation Series of work

Two summers ago, while travelling, I knit lots of rectangles in a log cabin quilt technique. Last summer, while working in a temporary studio in the Tulista Art Gallery, I washed and blocked them all.  Next step I joined the rectangles, cut them into strips then rejoined the strips. Then re-cut and rejoined the pieces again.I am making views […]

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Basilique Saint-Anne-de-Beaupre, Quebec

During Articulation’s study week in Quebec we visited many churches but this was my favourite. The Christian religion and the Bible are not big on acknowledging our natural environment.Saint Anne’s is different. The ceilings are covered in mosaics with small ecological motifs. I added more ‘Tree Of Life’ motifs to my collection. Unlike most Christian churches, […]

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Art in Quebec City

Jean Paul Lemieux, Sketch for “The Ursulines”1951This work caught my eye because we had spent a morning doing research in the Ursuline Museum.Evidently the artist spent about 2 years working on this idea for a painting. It’s final form was a big change in style from his earlier works.He entered it in the 1951 Quebec […]

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Quebec City – Door Study

Before I arrived in Quebec City I had thought I might do a door study. And work with the symbolism and conceptual meanings associated with them. Quebec City’s doors are a tourist attraction. I took the photographs but the ideas didn’t flow. So no door study.After 10 study sessions with Articulation and lots of preparation before each trip, […]

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Old Quebec City Architecture

One of the enjoyable things about a visit to old Quebec City is to look up at the roof lines. There is a lot of history told in the architecture     Looking down at the foundations shows stories of the past also.   Articulation members spent many hours exploring the streets of old Quebec City.It […]

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