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VANS Mentorship Program Group Show

The VANS Mentorship Program is also coming to a close with a group show and artist talks scheduled. I will be collaborating with my fantastic mentor and friend, Leesa Hamilton! VANS Mentorship Group Show “In Combination” Craig Gallery, Alderney Landing… Continue reading

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Artist talk Thu June 15, 2023 at 6pm

I’ll be doing an artist talk as part of the programming for the Carve Wind Chase exhibition. Carving Identity: (un)Making Myths & Monsters Thur June 15, 2023 6-7pm Mary E. Black Gallery, 1061 Marginal Road, Halifax Who are we inside,… Continue reading

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Wood shop residency at the Centre for Craft

I’m in the last week of my airCRAFT residency at the Centre for Craft, where I’ve had a bench in the wood shop since mid-September. The months have flown by! Here’s a snapshot with the other two residents, Ivan Flores… Continue reading

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Group show at Galerie Art Mûr (Montreal)

Three pieces of my work will be showing in Fresh paint and new construction 2022, a group show of work painting and sculpture by recent grads at Galerie Art Mûr. Opening reception: Saturday, July 16 from 3 to 5pm. The… Continue reading

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3Doodler: pen that lets you draw in 3D

3D printers bring computer renderings to life. Now there’s a 3D pen called “3Doodler” that can do the same for your sketches. No computer needed! >> 3Doodler Kickstarter campaign It reminds me of Sketch Furniture by the Swedish design studio… Continue reading

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Urban outlaw: Magnus Walker

More reason why you should pursue the things you love… This 32-minute video introduces you to Magnus Walker, someone who’s really living the dream. He’s turned his obsession with the Porsche 911 into an enviably fulfilling profession where his craftsmanship… Continue reading

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The quick list: playing catch-up

Long stretch since the last post… For expediency’s sake, a quick list of articles worth reading (most recent on the top). SCIENCE >> National Geographic: The Bite that Heals. Scientists are unlocking the medical potential of venom / Jennifer S.… Continue reading

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The answer to “Why blog?”

>> Seth Godin

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The new training for robotic surgery

Note to gamers: all those hours of training your visual motor skills with a joystick could make you a fine candidate for robotic surgeon. >> via ArsTechnica / WIRED UK: Gamers prove equal to surgeons in operating robotic surgery tools… Continue reading

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The surprising secret to selling yourself

The Harvard Business Review blog talks about how to sell yourself in a job interview. Experience wins on paper but when it comes to signing on a new hire, potential trumps experience – even in salary. >> Harvard Business Review:… Continue reading

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The 4-day week and the value of change

Surprise! Not really… but here’s ammo for the next annual review: what every office employee wants is also beneficial to the company’s bottom line. Jason Fried, co-founder and CEO of 37signals, gave his employees what most would dream of but… Continue reading

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The power of negative thinking

Nice time-lapse trailer for Oliver Burkeman’s new book The Antidote: Happiness for People Who Can’t Stand Positive Thinking There’s a long tradition in philosophy and spirituality that’s about embracing negativity, about easing up on all this positive thinking, and learning… Continue reading

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