An environmental/interactive/insertion art project. Thousands of shaped and engraved pieces of shell were given to 140 participants, who placed these shells on beaches, rivers and waterways around the world in commemoration, honouring, contemplation and gifting.
2,005 vitrified clay stones, placed on a cobblestone beach in Victoria, BC. Each stone was numbered.
The stones were exhibited at the Kelowna Art Gallery
in the exhibition 2nd Nature in 2005
4000 blue marbles placed on a secluded beach.
The high summer tides rearranged the marbles each day and these changes were documented for five days
then returned to over the following year.
Installations and information on cyanobacteria
(blue-green algae) at St. Mary and Cusheon Lakes, Saltspring Island, BC
A group show of installations using recycled and salvaged materials. Each of the ten artists in the show found their own solutions to the problem of over-used, broken and discarded things.
An installation of local shells, stones
and hand-made porcelain at the
Point Gallery, Saltspring Island.
An intimate show about making things,
loving things, and being on the island.
Stones have a language I can only recieve if I'm silent.
When I place these stones on the wall, I write in an indecipherable script, one that seems to be part Braille, code or musical notes .
|This piece is a celebration.
It's about appreciating this small arbutus tree.
101 small brass bells were placed all over the tree,
ringing quietly when the wind blows.
Hundreds of handmade nesting bowls, made to catch water, reflecting the sea and sky.
"Snug" is a shelter. It's made from twigs collected within walking distance of my studio.
A winter wren, a squirrel, a garter snake or wild bees could use it.
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