Category Archive: The Arts

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My Parent’s Art

I was in Kitchener visiting the parents for Easter. As I have mentioned before, my folks instilled the collecting fever in me, taking me to antique and craft boutiques when I was a… Continue reading

San Francisco Treats

While we were limited by available funds and luggage space, we still found the time to peruse the thrift shops of San Francsico and (thanks to Linda) Napa Valley. Here are my favourite… Continue reading

I Found An Art: Hot Pop Factory 3D Printing

Before Valentine’s Day, Mr. Andrew an myself were walking down the street for two-for-one falafel Tuesday at Ali Baba when we happened upon a unique event. An outfit called Hot Pop Factory was… Continue reading

RIP Kenojuak Ashevak

One of my favourite artists, Kenojuak Ashevak, passed away on Tuesday morning. Below is my pictorial tribute: A framed image of “Sun and Owl Foliage” from an Ashevak calendar that I have framed… Continue reading

Year View Mirror: The Arts

One of my 2013 objectives is to make and acquire more art. 2012 was more about not getting more stuff. But we still had some great experiences: 1. While technically a concert, The… Continue reading

Midweek Modness: Copper Wall Sculpture

I was at my accountant’s office last week. I never noticed this crazy copper mid-century wall hanging. It reminds me a bit of a C. Jeré piece.I was sorely tempted to pull it… Continue reading

Into the Woods

Wood is good. Especially these picture frames decorated with branch slices. The one on the left is from Dollarama. The one on the right is a thrift shop find from a ways back.… Continue reading

Is it an Art? Areaware Cubebot

I always like to celebrate a new contract by buying myself a little prezzie. I’ve had my eye on the Areaware Ursa Major articulated bear, $135, for a very long time. unfortunately my… Continue reading

Beauty is Embarrassing is Amazing

Went to see Beauty is Embarrassing — the documentary about artist Wayne White — a few weeks back now. It’s such as inspiring movie. White is best known for creating and voicing many… Continue reading

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