UPCOMING: Re:Purpose - The Robert McLaughlin Gallery

72 Queen Street, Oshawa
9 August – 7 September, Closing reception: RMG Fridays, 5 Sept, 7-9 pm (ASL interpretation provided).
This interactive group exhibition focuses on artists who repurpose and reclaim objects and ideas within their practice, and in doing so present new ways of seeing and understanding the world. Artists include Uxbridge-raised artist jes sachse, Jan Derbyshire, Cait Davis, Stephen Fakiyesi, Maria Hupfield and a collaborative video work by Jason Tschantré and the late Lisa Bufano. Curated by Syrus Marcus Ware and Elizabeth Sweeney.

UPCOMING: The Unrelenting - That's So Gay: On the Edge

The Gladestone Hotel, 1214 Queen St West, Toronto
20 June - 27 July, 12-5pm daily, Opening Reception: Thursday June 26 | 7pm-10pm
Unrelenting - is located on the facade of The Gladstone, and in the main entry vestibule. It explores the meaning of the black triangle badge and marks both a taking up and a taking back of space at The Gladstone Hotel.  

That’s So Gay is a celebration of new projects created by LGBTTI2QQ artists about their experiences of disability, radicalization, class, and other intersectional experiences of identity. Curated by Syrus Marcus Ware

UPCOMING: Unlimited Edition - Nuit Rose, 21 June, Artscape Youngplace

Unlimited Edition - Nuit Rose 
Artscape Youngplace, 180 Shaw St, Toronto 
Saturday, 21 June from 7pm until 4am 
Unlimited Edition is an interactive work, that invites you to collaborate with me to make an unlimited edition of minimalist abstract soft sculptures. (VOLUNTEERS NEEDED! let me know if you can be one!)

Nuit Rose is a queer focused contemporary art event in celebration of World Pride 2014 in Toronto. This late night event will be held in two areas: Queen Street West & Church Wellesley Village



WYWOYWO, The Shenkman Centre, August 2012



Zipper (or this is how I tie fishing flies)
Wool felt and thread, plastic and wooden knitting needles, cloth zipper, on Marie’s grandmother’s hand-made felt.
22” x 15” x 1”

The Archer
Wool felt and thread, plastic knitting needles on Marie’s grandmother’s hand-made felt.
36” 23” x 7”

Wing Feather
Wool fabric and thread, and Dipna’s rusty old hinge
22” x 36” x 1.5”

My father’s love of army surplus stores
Found canvas straps, wool felt, thread and fabric
35” x 46.5” x 6”

Pocket firecrackers
Wool felt, thread and fabric
39” x 30” x 3”




This exhibition includes multi-media works on paper and a brand new series of textile sculptures made from industrial felt. These abstract compositions incorporate found objects, collage and assemblage, while experimenting with space and movement, often including elements that playfully extend beyond the surface of the wall...

May 24 to June 19, 2012
Du 24 mai au 19 juin 2012

Opening Reception: May 27, 2012 from 1:00 to 3:00 pm.
Vernissage: Le 27 mai 2012 de 13 h à 15 h

Trinity Art Gallery, Salon A, Shenkman Arts Centre, 245 Centrum Boulevard, Lower Level
Hours: Daily from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Galerie d’art Trinity, Salon A, Centre des Arts Shenkman, 245, boulevard Centrum, niveau inférieur
Heures d'ouverture : Du lundi au dimanche de 9 h à 22 h.

Information /Renseignements: 613-580-ARTS (2787)
TTY 613-580-2401
ottawa.ca/arts, shenkmanarts.ca
ottawa.ca/lesarts, artshenkman.ca


Untitled (lungs)
Oil on oak
12" x 12"

Paper, found image, basket
approx. 10" x 10" x 4"


Spring this year

Mixed media: Ink, watercolour, mixed fabric and paper, buttons on paper
18" x 24"
Private Collection (McGavin and Reinecke)


Watercolour, Copper leaf and Mixed Media on Paper
18"x 24"

Mixed media: tempera-painted paper frosted Mylar, Braille, ink and watercolour on paper
10"x 16"

Game Plan

Various paper, fabric, and thread
Approx. 24"x 30"

A series of six:
Digest; Healthful living; Foil;
I fish in my back yard; Raygun; Spark
Mixed media on Paper
12" x 12" each

Play me your banjo (but don't take yourself too seriously)

Mixed media,
Approx 25" x 42"

Wood cogs

Mixed Media, paper and textiles,
Approx 12" x 18"