Hanging the show

Well, it’s up on the walls. There are a couple of things that need tweaking. The lights have to be directed specifically at the pieces and the tags haven’t yet been put on the walls, but the work is hung and looks great. Here’s the crew at work this morning, day 2. Laurie, the rug…

Participant in my own hanging

We started hanging the show today. Overall, it went quite well. We spent a couple of hours moving things around and then the patterns formed and the pieces coalesced into a show. I frankly didn’t expect it to happen that quickly and was rather surprised at how well everything merged, especially since Laurie and I…

Safety Conundrum & Regulations Run-around

Every year that I have been in the Newfoundland & Lab. Craft Council Christmas Craft Fair, I’ve had queries from people who wanted to know if I made baby quilts. I have, in fact, made baby quilts. In recent years, I’ve been focussing my energies on decorative textiles rather than functional ones. Also, I’ve typically…

More work completed

As you can see, I’m chugging merrily along, getting ready for the show. In case anyone is interested the details for the show opening are as follows: LAND ESCAPES Vicky Taylor-Hood & Laurie Dempster October 15 – November 10 Opening October 15th, from 2-4pm Devon House Gallery, Duckworth Street St. John’s, NL The piece above…

Lending a Hand

Tomorrow is the annual Craft Council of Newfoundland and Labrador Seconds Sale. There will be all sorts of things, from materials used in making art and/or craft, to books and magazines, to tools and utensils used for craft and art, to actual finished products that, for whatever reason, weren't quite up to snuff or expectations….

Finding Craftspeople and Artists in Newfoundland

Every day I get a few hits from people who are trying to track down other craftspeople and artists in Newfoundland. For instance, since my post on my odd habit of keeping pebbles in pottery bowls,I've had a consistent stream of hits from people searching for Christina Dove of Dove Pottery. (Christina doesn't yet have…