Category Archives: exhibitions

25,266 Female Convicts Transported to Australia

      While in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia, recently one of the most moving experiences we experienced was visiting the place where female convicts and their nursing babies were transported to Australia from the British Isles from 1788 to 1853. The story of the Cascades Female Factory has only recently begun to be told. Above […]

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Have you ever thought about who designed this plastic chair?

The ubiquitous garden-variety, plastic chair… …and its variations found throughout the world. I have come across this chair in almost every place I have travelled to. It is inexpensive, light, portable, stackable and weatherproof making it accessible to so many people. It has enabled people around the world to sit in comfort alone and in […]

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Being an Artist Outside the Studio and the Skills Required

Lesley, Lingrid, Laura, Louise Opening Reception Dualities exhibition, Cre8ery Gallery website, Winnipeg May 9 to 21, 2019 What began in the studio results in an exhibition with many steps and stages in between.  Ingrid Lincoln standing by her work at the Opening Reception, May 9, 2019. Nearly half, if not more of an artist’s time is […]

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Dualities Exhibition at Cre8ery Gallery Winnipeg May 9 – 21, 2019

‘Dualities’ is the brainchild of Ingrid Lincoln. She invited three other artists to join her in expressing this concept: Laura Feeleus, Louise Lamb and me. The four of us are exploring two very different geographical locations – the vast expanse of the Canadian prairies with its continental climate of extremes and native plant cover of […]

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WAR: A Personal Response, Body of Work, ‘Friend or Foe’

Friend or Foe linen, cotton, wood, metal; laundering, hand stitching, painting, installation Domestic teatowels made of linen or cotton have been surprisingly uniform in size over the last ninety plus years. Perhaps they are the width of a household table loom. Previously they were all woven in the home now they are mostly machine woven and […]

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‘Colour: A Personal Response’ Exhibition is Hung in Place des Arts, Coquitlam

Sarah McLaren and my ‘Colour: A Personal Response’ exhibition is on the road again. The day before we loaded up the car…it was really full… …and caught the first ferry the next morning. We drove through Vancouver’s persistent rain to Place des Arts Art Centre and Music School in Coquitlam. Conveniently there was dry underground […]

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Colour: A Personal Response Exhibition at ArtSea Gallery in Tulista Park, Sidney

Opening Reception of Colour: A Personal Response – Lesley and Sarah. Thank you, Louise, for thinking of and taking a photograph of the 2 of us on the night of the opening. The gallery waiting for the first viewers. Each of the works is monochromatic, made using only one colour. We hung the work with Sarah’s […]

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