Category Archives: About the Work

Disbound Exhibition Statement

I am a sculptor who disassembles, deconstructs and marries books with found objects and wax and or encaustic to make succinct yet subjective statements about the rights and roles of girls and women in today’s societies. I play with puns, double entendre, symbolism and satire and there are so many metaphors when it comes to […]

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Fine Tuning My Works Voice

I have written about this work a few times and talked about it as well. For obvious reasons, I believe the education for girls is extremely important. I have even tried to sell this work in support Because I am Girl, with limited success.  The work is timely, now, with the me too and time’s […]

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All my Ancestors were Immigrants.

All my ancestors were immigrants. In fact I would not exist if they had not immigrated. My grandmother would not have met my grandfather here in Canada if she stay in the Ukraine.  Simple as that. I have always been proud that my mom’s mom (featured in this portrait) came to Canada alone when she […]

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How I Got Here

Exhibition Notes: How I Got Here January 5 – 28, 2016 Western GM Drumheller Gallery 80 Veterans Way Drumheller, AB Phone 403-823-1371 It was very exciting to be offered the Drumheller Library Gallery to exhibit book sculptures from my Disbound proposal. Working with books has found a home with me and to be able to exhibit […]

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About Open Book

Open Book is a reflection of two things;  my love of anything old, the central vertical line that is prevalent in a lot of my work and books. I guess that’s three things. I grew up with books, my Mom was / is an avid reader and since I can remember books have always been […]

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One “O” in Poor

Canadian Artists for the Poor put out a call for 25 artists for a really fun project. The project consists of one artist painting one of the letters in their name — Canadian Artists for the Poor. The format is 11″ x 14″ portrait orientation.  They’re going to put them all together and have an amazing display […]

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Altered Books

I am a great lover of books both for their content and their aesthetics. Books have been around me for my entire life. My Mother is a big reader and has custom built book shelves in her home. I daydream about writing a book although I’m not sure what that looks like in words. Mine […]

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