Sitges, Catalonia

A very dear friend to me since middle school, Jennifer, has arrived in Barcelona so that we can spend a few days together seeing the sights before we both have to head back to Canada next week. It is completely trilling to have her here! Today we took a complete holiday from the studio in order toContinue reading “Sitges, Catalonia”

Open Studio at JIWAR

Last evening we had an open studio at JIWAR to share what we have been up to here in Catalan. It was a hot evening, with the weather threatening thunder, all in all very ‘Spanish’ feeling! We were not expecting a huge number of people as August is typically the time when stores close andContinue reading “Open Studio at JIWAR”

‘Charades’ in Catalana!

Oh my, I’ve had such a fantastic day today! Most of these photos are pretty self explanatory; we are to the point now of installing the street ‘ceiling’ of sorts on Berga Street for Festa Gracia (I am still keeping the theme a secret remember, so you can guess but.. I’m sure not going toContinue reading “‘Charades’ in Catalana!”

The Gracia Embroiderer

As those of you following this blog already know, for my JIWAR residency project I am making decorations for Festa Major de Gracia. Today, I decided to ‘go rogue’ and try my hand at a paper maché figure on my own here at the residency (see here for what I am volunteering with in theContinue reading “The Gracia Embroiderer”