Day 1: Inside Out Project: Own Your Journey Summer 2015 arts-based youth program

INSIDE OUT PROJECT: OWN YOUR JOURNEY- Breaking the cycle of violence through creativity Inside Out Project – Own Your Journey SUMMER 2015 is a three week intensive arts-based program running out of Mountainside Secondary School (July 6-24, 2015) for youth ages 13-20 that uses the vehicles of therapeutic art, photography and stop motion animation to teach life and…

Saying Thank You through #streetart #wheatpaste

This post is dedicated to all the staff and students of Keith Lynn Alternative Secondary School Alicia and I began the process of saying thank you and goodbye to a special place by covering it with our art… This building will be torn down. This is where I worked with so many incredible students and…

Larry Clark’s Tulsa, The dance between documentary and staging, distance and involvement.

I was so impressed that Presentation House Gallery , North Vancouver, took the daring step last fall to exhibit Larry Clark: Tulsa. I first saw selections of this work at Moderna Museet in 2009, and was elated to have the opportunity to see Tulsa in full. The show at the Presentation House was moving, beautifully…

Bibliophile: #GRAFFITI. #streetart

Cooper, M., Chalfant, H. (2009) Subway Art- 25th Anniversary Edition, San Francisco, CA: Chronicle Books Almqvist, B., Lindblad, T.B., Jacobsen, M., Sjöstrand, T. (2007) Gates of Graffiti, Åstra, Sweden: Dokument Förlag (now Dokument Press) Stewart, J. (2009) Graffiti Kings- New York City Mass Transit Art of the 1970s, New York, NY: Melcher Media Emmerling, L….

Views from the breakfast table. #Tomahawk #NorthVancouver

There is art in every moment.  Here are some moments from this morning at the Tomahawk.    Live every moment.    

Princess Park. Missing mom.

I love walking in Princess Park. I have so many memories of walking and talking with mom about EVERYTHING, the dog running off -leash, the light streaming through the trees, chantarelle treasures, mom’s favorite bench.  She often came here by herself, to think, to process anxiety. What we have once enjoyed we can never lose….

Impromptu #drawing workshop with Kat Jan 16, 2011! #Vancouver #arttherapy

Join me for an intimate afternoon (small group) of therapeutic drawing!  No previous experience necessary!  Safe and fun environment! Sunday January 16, 2011! 1:30-4:30 PM Location: 1290 Shavington Cres, North Vancouver BC (Keith Lynn Alternative Secondary School) MAP $40 includes materials (cash or cheque due at start of session) Coffee and tea will be available….