Uppercase Magazine published a photo of my self-portrait quilt, front and back, on the contents page of edition 47. This was a pleasant surprise.
The portrait project I started in 2014 is finished and had its first exhibition showing all 300+ portraits at A/P Gallery in Calgary. The gallery kindly made a video of my artist talk which you can see at this YouTube link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UMv8ixYyMM8
Before the pandemic caused lockdown, I was invited to participate in an exhibition at the Alberta Craft Council to celebrate the 40th anniversary of this institution. The pandemic postponed the exhibition until next year but in the meantime, I have made my piece in response to some of the objects I viewed at the Royal... Continue Reading →
My submission to The Paint Spot’s Big, Big, Studio Still Life Show. And my submission to the SNAP member print exchange, two versions.
The coronavirus took over my life for awhile. I responded with a few prints and cards. Seems to have helped get my energy back.
The Peace Liard Regional Council sponsored a festival showcasing diverse forms of writing comprised of discussions, presentations, workshops, readings and performances. Accompanying this festival was an exhibition of art works inspired by the writings of three poets: Kym Gouchie, Billy-Ray Belcourt and Erin Mouré. I am often inspired by literature and as I have recently... Continue Reading →
I learned some new gluing techniques for chine collé from Shivangi Ladha, SNAP’s international resident of 2019. I am very pleased with these experiments.
This is a large fabric book, printed and stitched, memorializing important people in my life who have died.
Several people have asked me if I do commissioned portraits. Here is the information and request form. Linocut Portrait by Sara Norquay
I hung 180 portraits from my Citizen of the World piece in this exhibition. I am still looking to show all 300 portraits.
Jill Thomson asked me to join her in showing 6 of my new coat prints for the month of March. I just couldn’t say no. It pushed me to further my ideas about the work. Thank you, Jill!