Category Archives: Nova Scotia

Articulation, Bridging Waters Exhibition

Here is my Postcards From Fundy series where I looked at the history of human settlement in the Bay of Fundy through the textiles the people made, wore and used. When people entered the gallery Wendy Klotz’s “Lost at Sea” work greeted them. It was so moving to talk to a man who had worked as a […]

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Post Cards From Fundy #4

The 4th post card is about the Bay of Fundy in the early 19th century.Everything ‘classical’ was all the rage.Here is the ‘stamp’ in progress. Many hours have been spent on the design of these post cards. I made mock-ups in paper (the inside of security envelopes) to check the range and distribution of values. I also use […]

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Post Cards from Fundy #3 Arcadians

The 3rd post card is one from the Arcadians who settled in the Bay of Fundy area from the early 17th century.Here is the ‘stamp’ in progress showing a typical house with animal shelter attached and dykes the people made.  The Arcadians brought with them a high level of textile skills so their garments were made from […]

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Art Deco

This semester I am doing the Art History: 20th & 21st Century module with the JC School of Textile Arts. I have chosen to study the Art Deco Movement, which happened between the world wars, 1920 to 1940. It is proving to be a most interesting period to study. Since the summer I have been […]

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