Laura Kenney is taking her perspective on Stephen Harper to the Nova Scotia Folk Art Festival in Lunenburg in the from of a comical hooked rug. The Truro artist will be one of more than 60 artists participating in the festival Sunday, noon … to 4 p.m., War Memorial Arena, Lunenburg. — Returning artists include […]
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Tonight, Mary E. Black Gallery, 6pm.! Hope to see you there.
When I showed this piece to my husband he remarked “Oh, that poor man”. I said “Oh, you don’t know what he did”. “What?’ asked my husband. I said “Well, he lost his job, got drunk, slept with his wife’s best friend and kicked the dog, all on the same day.” “Ohhhhh”, replied my husband.
Just getting rugs ready to be sent off to be juried for the NSDCC show Titanica…keeping my fingers crossed that they will be accepted. Crying Fish I went to a talk at the Colchester Historical Museum in Truro this winter titled “Nova Scotia and the Titanic”. The speaker, Dan Conlin, mentioned that Halifax-based cable ships […]
This is another rug I am going to submit for the Titanica show. I remembered reading that the rescue workers said all they could see for miles were life jackets..and, so that is the yellow dots you can see on the surface of the water. The gray sky was very different for me, but it […]
I got a call from Nancy Wilson, asking if I would participate in the Saltscape Expo in Halifax the end of April and recieved an email from Jonathan Otter asking for more rugs for his gallery. Yes to both! I am starting to see a cycle to this little art life of mine. Jan-mid April… […]
This is titled “First Class Women and Children First”. I first became aware of these little shoes when I was doing research for a show. When I saw the image, I just felt so sad that this boy wasn’t saved and that he should have his shoes back. Strange maybe..but that is what hit me. […]
The kids had an in service day on Thursday, so we headed to the big city to take some rugs to one of the shops. We met Sean at the AGNS, who I love as he is always so kind, asked us if we had time to take a tour of the gallery, and so […]
Here is a pic of the studio/third bedroom/ex-toyroom. I put all the tags on the rugs today and will put on the price stickers on Friday..or maybe Monday or maybe..yup, I am procrastinating. Next to drawing, pricing the rugs is the next scariest thing that I do..not sure why, but it makes me nervous. BUT, […]