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Imago, 2014

In summer 2014 I was invited to participate in, and help organize, a fundraiser for Imago Théâtre. Imago was looking for support for Artista, a mentorship program in which theatre […]
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Illuminations, 2014

In May 2014, pouf! art + architecture (Cynthia Hammond and Tee Strickland) and Urban Occupations Urbaines (Shauna Janssen) collaborated with artist and art historian Adeline Paradis-Hautcoeur, choreographer Leslie Baker, and […]
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Olveston Blooms, 2013

Dorothy Michaelis Theomin (1888-1966) was a mountaineer, a photographer of mountains, an avid traveler, and a philanthropist who lived most of her life in Dunedin, New Zealand. Her family were powerful […]
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36 Views of Aoteatroa, 2013-

  This series of landscape paintings refer to the renowned book of woodblock prints by Japanese artist Katsushika Hokusai (c 1760-1849), 36 Views of Mount Fuji, which I saw in person for […]
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After Audubon, 2009

After Audubon was a small series of small collages I made in 2009. Always delighted by the naturalist books I was given as a child, I decided on a whim […]
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Home, 2004

    Home was a solo exhibition at the Latcham Gallery, Stouffville, ON (Maura Broadhurst, curator) in 2004. The two series exhibited were Home and Emotional Floorplans. In both cases, the personal or […]
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pro fanus, 2000

In summer 2000 I returned to Bath to undertake a series of projects in sites of importance to women’s history in this World Heritage city. pro fanus [in front of the temple] took […]
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breathe / animer, 1999

In the late 1990s and early 2000s I began to work more seriously with performance as a mode of engaging with publics, and spaces. Through my studies with feminist professors […]
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Flower for Flyers, 1999

(1 March 1999, Playa del Carmen, Mexico) “Should write about last night before it’s gone. Made about 30-40 little watercolours of flowers, some fish, a few butterflies. What I ended […]
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Winged for a Day, 1998

As part of my ongoing research about the winged human figure, and specifically winged female figures, I created Winged for a Day in Halifax, Nova Scotia in the summer of […]
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Odysseus Come Home, 1998

While living in Halifax and teaching my first course at the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design I was captured by the harbour and shipping history so important to […]
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Anonymous Fairy Acts, 1998

During a trip to England in spring 1998 I visited Exeter, staying on the campus of Exeter University in a rather cheerless dormitory. There was a storm in the night […]
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Do Not Be Afraid, 1998

Do Not Be Afraid was both a series of works I undertook in 1997-98, and the title of an exhibition I had at the Bowmanville Art Gallery/Visual Arts Centre of […]
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Winged for a Day, 1998

As part of my ongoing research about the winged human figure, I undertook a number of projects in which I made small wings and offered them to others to wear. […]
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Floralscapes, 1993-94

In my last year of living in Hamilton, Ontario, I had an exhibition at a new restaurant on King Street West (near downtown’s Hess Village), which showed local artists’ work. […]
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Bountiful Woman, 1992 & 1994

In 1992 and again in 1994, a group of feminists and feminist artists in Hamilton came together to organize two, non-juried exhibitions celebrating women’s creativity. The core members were Renée […]
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Compound, 1992-93

I graduated from McMaster University in 1993, but the previous year participated in the graduating exhibition of 1992, as by then I had finished all my studio arts courses. That […]
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One in the Flock, 1992

In the summer of 1992 I had my first solo exhibition at the Broadway Cinema, which had exhibition space within a lovely, large marquee theatre on King William Street in […]
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Early landscapes (1991-94)

During my last year of study, and following my graduation from McMaster University’s BFA  in 1992, I worked in a downtown Hamilton art store, Rath Art Supplies, owned by the […]
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