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”

CCCB: Making Africa exhibition

I don’t have the proper words for this powerful exhibition.. I am only grateful to be able to say that I knew some of the work. I learned so much today about the amazing work from the many extremely important and gifted artists from the various countries that make up the continent of Africa in ‘MakingContinue reading “CCCB: Making Africa exhibition”

Getting to work on my personal project of bunting for Grande Gracia at JIWAR

Last night I began to work on my bunting project for JIWAR. I have been collecting business cards, tourism pamphlets, small maps, etc since I arrived in Spain, with the intention of somehow using them in the banners. On my way to the Berga workshop yesterday, I discovered a little store which sold large round hole punches.Continue reading “Getting to work on my personal project of bunting for Grande Gracia at JIWAR”

Proud ‘bag lady’!

I am touched by the outpouring of support that I have received for these bags of mine, sewn from repurposed-paintings. My community here in NB have gotten behind me as I attempt to earn some extra money for my upcoming residency in Spain. This is significant to me for a number of reasons. First, itContinue reading “Proud ‘bag lady’!”