Category Archives: Leighton Artist Colony

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 18

Last Sunday I took the afternoon off and went cross country skiing with Ron. The fresh air and vigorous exercise was mind clearing.Today we are continuing our sessions with Martha Cole. This morning we learnt some strategies for coping with negative criticism of our work – great tools to have when putting your work out […]

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Banff Art Centre – March 6

Yesterday we spent most of the day in the dye and print studios. After Ingrid’s demo on making a deconstructed screen with thickened dyes, I made one and left it overnight to cure. The next day I printed through it onto a length of soda ash soaked cloth. This is the first layer of colour […]

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Leighton Artists Colony

Here is a view from our studio looking out towards the neighbouring one which is designed for an artist working with sound. Here we are last March, all bundled up in our winter gear, heading to our studio for a mornings work. Click on the title of this post to find out more information about […]

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Banff Centre , Leighton Studios

Exciting news! Articulation, the fibre arts group I belong to, has been accepted into the Artist in Residence program in the Leighton Studios for the whole month of March next year, 2009.Last March we spent 2 weeks in our studio in the trees carrying out research for our ‘Women Rock’ study. We are all now […]

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