Category Archives: artist in residence

Banff Dyeing Days

While in residency at The Banff Centre, Donna Clement & I got to know a new type of dye Donna had bought, called Alter Ego. Some very clever chemist has developed these dyes to work on cellulose (cotton, rayon, tencel, bamboo) fibres & protein (silk, wool, soy) at the same time, in the same dye […]

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Banff Memories

+Quality time together so Articulation was able to move to the next level as a successful textile arts cooperative. +Time to share & learn from each other while we all speak the same language. +Experiencing life in the mountains as contemporary women+Developing empathy for the women who came to this place before us +Appreciating The […]

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Banff March 29

More images of our Loose Threads: Works in Progress. This is Ingrid Lincoln’s work. She is Queen of the Deconstructed Screen. She generously shared her knowledge of this silk screen technique with all of us. Deconstructed screen printed cloth features prominently in the exhibition because we all found the technique very expressive. Ingrid is also […]

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Banff Art Centre – March 28

Loose Threads: Works In ProgressSome of the work we did during our month-long stay in The Banff Centre, as self-directed, Leighton Colony artists-in-residence.The Hanging -Ingrid, Donna ReBecca Linda MacKay, who arrived the day before. ReBecca’s wall -silk fabric & threads dyed using a variety of dyes & techniques. The grey & the draped pieces are […]

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Banff Art Centre – March 26

We spent time yesterday putting up this poster to advertise our next exhibition, which begins tomorrow. We will hang in the morning and attend the opening in the afternoon. Family & friends are coming from Calgary for the event. We have been handing out small invitations, with this image on it, to everyone we know […]

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Banff March 25

I have put in a few more hours on Woman Mountain. The red triangles are feminine, the blue/green triangles are masculine. We attended Sandra Hawkins’ (aqua shirt) artist reception. She has been on a self-directed residency in Glyde Hall this month. She has been working with her journals & photographs from her time working in […]

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