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Heather Dubreuil
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Counter-Couture at MAD
Embroidered ensemble by Mary Ann Schildknecht, 1972 "While serving a two-year jail sentence in Milan on a hashish smuggling charge, Schildknecht was taught to embroider by the nuns who ran the prison. Using torn bedsheets from her prison cell, she embroider...

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Griffintown Tour
Having seen G. Scott Macleod's multimedia project  In Griffintown  at the  Centre d'Histoire de Montréal,  I was happy to learn that his self-guided walking tour of Griffintown is now available on line. Montrealers know Griffintown as a historic working-cla...

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Rex Ray
Thank you to Bonnie from California for reminding me about the artist Rex Ray . (I was first introduced to Ray and his work a few months ago by friend and local artist Joanna Olson .) Rex Ray (1956 - 2015) was born Michael Patterson, and spent most of his a...

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Expo 67: A World of Dreams
Montreal's Stewart Museum is staging a multimedia show this summer celebrating the 50th anniversary of our 1967 World's Fair. Having recently seen shows on the same subject at the Musée d'Art Contemporain de Montréal , at the McCord Museum and  at the Centr...

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Lucid Realities @ the Phi Centre
Until December 16, the Phi Centre in Old Montreal presents Lucid Realities , twelve different virtual reality experiences. "Dreams, memories, and reflections.... The third instalment of the Sensory Stories  series, Lucid Realities, invites visitors to navig...

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Text'art retreat & making marks
Sittin' on the dock of the bay, photo taken by Colleen's camera and smart watch. Heather, Lauma, Dianne, Michele, Helena and Colleen Once again Dianne hosted a wonderful cottage retreat for our text'art group in the Eastern Townships. The six of us mostly p...

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Architectours 2017
Organized by Heritage Montreal, the special theme for this year's Architectours is "Montreal Through 8 Eras". In tribute to Montreal's 375th birthday, our urban geography is being viewed through a historical lens. When people roll their eyes about the city ...

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Third in a series?
Once again, I have made an art quilt, using hand-dyed and painted cotton with stitch, based on a small painted collage. Here is the 10" x 10" collage that inspired the composition. The texture in the top third was created by painting tissue paper and then g...

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Second in a series?
A few weeks ago, I produced a 24" x 24" work in cloth that was based on a 10" x 10" painted collage. I posted about it, showing how it came together, step by step. Now I have made a second piece using the same process. I was inspired by this painted collage...

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Abstract Painting, by Jane Davies
Having taken several workshops with Jane Davies , both in person and on-line, I was excited to get my hands on her newly-published book, Abstract Painting: The Elements of Visual Language. It's available from Amazon . The objective of the book is to help re...
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