Trimming the triangle.

Here I am, the time has come to trim the triangle (don’t worry, this isn’t a post about Amanda Palmers “Map of Tasmania”, though I do love that song.. http://www.amazon.ca/dp/0061452238/ref=rdr_ext_tmb). A triangle is the shape of my quilt. I have been thinking  a lot today about the woman who first taught me how to properlyContinue reading “Trimming the triangle.”

MAKERS (a documentary film)

I had the privilege to be leading a sculpture class full of particularly brave and thoughtful students a few years back when a spontaneous debate irrupted over the terms Maker vs. Artist. Many strong arguments were made for the personal adoption of each label. For sometime now, I have chosen to professionally identify as aContinue reading “MAKERS (a documentary film)”

Soooooo close now!

Well, I’ve been working steadily for weeks now on a “literature review quilt” as a portion of my literature review comprehensive exam, and I am nearing the final steps. As you can see here, I have a “quilt sandwich”. I have finished piecing together the blocks of the top quilt and added all of theContinue reading “Soooooo close now!”

‘She Planned the Party’ – new works September 2014

The foundation of my PhD research is studio-based research and over the summer I have been reading many academically reviewed papers, and other published texts such as the UK’s academic Angela McRobbie’s 2009 book The Aftermath of Feminism. These new works below are the product of my need to conceptualize that thinking, and a continual dedication to incorporatingContinue reading “‘She Planned the Party’ – new works September 2014”