I was the new girl, soon to be the bad girl.
Some years ago, when my husband was my boyfriend and I didn’t have children, he took me to the birthday party of a long-time friend. It was one of those first dates: meeting the circle of friends. I was confident and nervous at the same time. Upscale neighborhood, lots of smiles and handshakes, champagne and canapes. Continue reading
Yesterday evening I sat with my family at our dinner table, watching them do the same old thing: fork, eat, repeat… and I was bored out of my skull. I’m not a person who gets bored, or I never used to be. My mind was always curious, always turning, wondering about life and the situations that arise within it and between people. But in this instance, I was stiff with disinterest. I wanted to run out of the house and down the street, tear my own hair out while screaming at the top of my lungs “get me out of here!”…or just go into my bedroom and hang out on my phone. Continue reading
Thursday October 13th, 2016 from 5-8pm @MainLine Gallery
3905 St-Laurent Blvd
I will have a fiber sculpture in this fabulous group show!
See some edgy art, have some vino and great conversation!
Fall is quickly approaching and I’m reminded that calls and emails from job seekers of all levels will pick up as another busy season is upon us. September is generally a time when companies begin to post employment ads in search of new talent. Whether you’re comfy in your present job post, looking to change positions or just starting out in your career, having a professional resume and cover letter can set you ahead of the competition and be a calling card in your back pocket when you need it.
What does it mean to have a professional resume and cover letter, and why is it important? Continue reading
Over the past six months I’ve created some new works of art as well as developments in my process, leading me to more three-dimensional works, sewing, various fabrics/materials, and sound. The discovery continues…
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This story earned an Honourable Mention at the Quebec Writers’ Federation 2008 awards and was published by Vehicule Press in their anthology: Minority Reports, New English Writing from Quebec, edited by Claude Lalumiere and Elise Moser, 2011. Continue reading
If you’re anything like me, you find yourself wearing many hats: writer, editor, proofreader, graphic designer, artist, researcher, website creator… Being self-employed, you will often find that you provide your clients with more than just one specific service. Here are tips that can apply to almost any kind of freelancer. If you want to ask a question about freelancing, write to me anytime! Continue reading
Yes, your new clients are out there! And now that you’ve created your list of potential clients (see my post Who Are Your Potential Clients), you need to contact them. What’s your best approach? Continue reading
My friend Matt Toews asked me what my message to society is on art? Big question. Required some reflection of course, and this is what I can up with: Continue reading
This is a living post that will be updated periodically as I am always looking for new learning opportunities. Here are just a few of the resources that have helped me over the years: Continue reading