A Grey Matter Project

The Corktown Collection of Creatives consists of a City Sky Memory Maker, an Urban Realist,  a Quintisential Quilter, an Errant Modest, a Visually Articulate Rebel, and a Purveyor of Pennies and Pearls. We are  sewn together through the fabric of …

Corktown Collection of Creatives Pop Up Shop

In 2003  I opened Hollis Baptise’s exhibition, Masks, Faces and Profiles at Studio Visuals. In 2009, I held the last exhibition and closed the garage door. I viewed it as a  success because I tried, but twelve years ago the …

Arts and Culture in Saudi Arabia

In the 20th century, six thousand and six hundred and twenty nine miles away from home, all forms entertainment were banned including art galleries, movies, live theatres and  public gatherings. Artistic development outside of religion was not encouraged, representation of people …

“How Did I Get Here?”

I love the finely curated algorithmic points of reference of the Internet. Filling in missing bits from my past, enticing me to hop from link to link.This week I hopped a link sent by Vonnie-T to the UK Guardian culture page. Post link thought …

Harmony of Work,Travel, Life & Art

In early June, I created some well needed harmony in my life worlds. A work related trip to BC to present a technology abstract was moulded into an opportunity to visit to my long time friend Island Raven. In the past I have …

Elusive Icons Black Fashion Dolls 1968-2013

The “Elusive Icons  Black Fashion Dolls 1968-2013” are on show at the Brockton Collective on Dufferin Street in Toronto February 6- 28th, 2014. The word elusive seemed strange to me as I consider the name of the exhibition. Then it clicked, the …