Uncommon Threads

Works in Progress, Art Activism, Musings and Events

Dissent at the Portals Gallery

Dissent at the Portals Gallery

I'll be one of 60 artists will exploring the idea of dissent at the Portal Gallery in Duncan from January 7th to January 21, 2020. Monday – Friday | 11:00 am – 5:00 pm Saturdays |  10:00 am  – 1:00 pm, Portals GalleryCowichan Valley Community Centre2687 James...

Dwarfed by Beauty 2

Dwarfed by Beauty 2

Beginning of a larger version of "Dwarfed by Beauty," featuring watercolours and a specialty paper from Iron Oxide art supplies in Nanaimo.

The Hardest Journey

The Hardest Journey

Migration has been an important part of human history from our very beginnings. But the forced displacements in our own time have reached unprecedented levels. These numbers have many causes: discrimination and exile, violence and war, climate change, corporate...

April at the Old Crow

April at the Old Crow

Come to eat and drink; stay for the art. During the month of April 2014, The Old Crow Café on Gabriola Island is featuring my work on its Art Wall. Enjoy! Take a bizcard. Purchase information available by phone or e-mail.

If winter comes, can spring be far behind?

If winter comes, can spring be far behind?

February 3-28, 2014: a mixed-media window in Duncan's gallery/gift shop "Imagine That !" featuring paintings by Antoinette Hérivel and textile art by Lesley Comassar, both of Gabriola Island. Impressions of the starkness of winter giving way to spring's promise of...

Current Threads 2014

Current Threads 2014

Vancouver Island Surface Design Association exhibit at the Nanaimo Art Gallery in January 2014, showcasing a stunning variety of textile manipulations.

An Alphabet of Colour

An Alphabet of Colour

Gabriola Fibre Artists exhibit in Nanimo at the Port Theatre lobby, beginning November 2013. Amazing what artists can do with a letter and a special kind of imagination!

Gabriola Studio Tour 2013

Gabriola Studio Tour 2013

Gabriola Island's Thanksgiving Weekend Studio Tour, October 12, 13, 14, featuring visual artists in every imaginable medium. Uncommon Threads is Studio 28. Visit the island, feast your eyes, and buy what speaks to you. Download your map from www.artsgabriola.ca

Current Threads 2013

Current Threads 2013

September 2013: "Current Threads 2013."  Vancouver Island Surface Design Association exhibit at Metchosin Art Gallery, 4495 Happy Valley Road, Metchosin.  A visual treat of textile works, showcasing a variety of styles and techniques, always pushing the boundaries.