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Rug Harper in The Chronicle Herald

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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Hanging Him out to Dry

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.

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Artist’s Statement For Rugs For Titanica

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 […]

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Crying Fish is Completed for Titanica

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 […]

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Things are Happening

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… […]

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Almost Ready for the Show!

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,  […]

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