I live in a pastoral country setting;a small hobby farm surrounded by many beloved (and spoiled )creatures.I am a working artist influenced by my rural backdrop and creating diligently and enthusiastically out of my haunted historical studio in Owen Sound Ontario. I am drawn to our collective histories and an imaginary world of those who walked before us. I am a collector of ephemera, memories and rich discards ..Certainly treasures to be refashioned into new art.My background is editorial illustration and I am a visual storyteller. Rescuer of stray memories and strands of past lives. I believe in the transformational and healing qualities of art. It should always be joyful and full of many layers.
Anticipating a loss of power any second..hydro had left us an automated message-you knowthe kind-the indicate we would be without power from 6 am to 12..so coffee addict that I am I rose at 5:30 to feed all the animals make my bodum coffee..nd hastily hop in shower to wake myself thoroughly..so it's 6:14 and the juice is still on..hmmm
This morning offers endless electricity free opportunities..so..I might
too rainy to walk
go back to sleep (if my jittery caffeine fueled self will permit!