Currently showing at the The Rooms Provincial Art Gallery is a show by Nicola Hawkins. The web page for The Rooms gallery says this:
Nicola Hawkins: Junkosphere December 17 – April 15, 2012
This exhibition by Nicola Hawkins features collaged paintings, sculpture, installation and animation – all proposing a discourse on the relationship between commercial consumption and the ecological health of our planet. Hawkins studied in Great Britain and the USA and lives in a converted church in Cape Broyle, NL.
Last May, during our Annual General Meeting weekend, an intrepid group of Craft Council of Newfoundland & Labrador members went on a series of Studio Tours, one studio of which was Nicola’s. At the time, she was working on pieces for the show. I never did get around to posting about the studio visit, but this seems like an opportune time to do so!
During our trip, we got a sneak peak inside her house and work space and this is what we saw: