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The Art of Loss

GPAG and the Hospice Society invited a number of local Sunshine Coast, BC artists to consider how experiences of grief and loss can inspire us to live more fully. The Art of Loss Loss is woven into the tapestry of our lives. The repeated experience of loss becomes a template for managing the loss of …

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Westcoast Figurative

Westcoast Figurative Seven painters of the human form. Exhibition Jan 12 – Feb 5, Gibsons Public Art Gallery. Andrea Armstrong Cindy Riach Jay Senetchko Jennifer Goodwin Justin Ogilvie Maria-Margaretta Paula O’Brien Jan DeGrass Coast Reporter Arts & Entertainment Writer January 5, 2017 The idea of organizing and curating a figurative show at the Gibsons Public …

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Life drawing with Brushes app

Life drawing with Brushes app on iPad I began digital painting with Brushes in 2010, have now moved up to Adobe Sketch and Procreate. But Brushes is a wonderful art app! I love to take it to life drawing, lots of textures and colors available… and it fits in my purse! 2015

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Karla, palette knife portrait

Portrait of my young friend Karla, done as a wedding present for them. I normally would have gravitated to an photo that had her mouth closed but she said that she just didn’t feel like herself if she wasn’t smiling. This movie starts out with some photos that I auditioned for the painting and then …

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Life drawing with Brushes app

Life drawing with Brushes app in a very loose and painterly manner. I use my drawing pencils in the same way, holding several at a time and drawing in with lights and darks and colors. 2013

From Cradle to Grave

From Cradle To Grave – a look at aging and life’s key moments by member artists of The aging process in many styles and mediums… 2013

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Haitian Vodou

Exhibition of Haitian Vodou/voodoo objects and artifacts filmed at Canadian Museum of Civilization, Ottawa. What an amazing show! I felt honoured to be able to attend and feel privileged to be able to share my visit with you. It was an amazing exhibition and collection. 2013

Figures On The Coast

Figures On The Coast Ten Sunshine Coast figurative artists video with a focus on the human form. Exhibition at GPAG Feb 7 – March 11, 2013. Ann-Marie Brown Jana Curll Bruce Edwards Jack Gibson Paula O’Brien Jan Poynter Cindy Riach Brian Romer Noel Silver Maurice Spira   Published Feb 9, 2013