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Rick Rogers: Consonance and Dissonance

As an adult, I remember with a touch of amusement, the bitterness of not finding finger paints in my stocking on Christmas morning.  Who could really blame Santa? But the simple joy of playing with those squishy pigments at grade school is a sensation that remains vivid for me today. Art and design have always …

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Steve Ricketts: The Many faces of Grief

I first became interested in photography in 2010 as a pre-retirement project and as a homage to my Dad, and I discovered that I enjoyed it immensely. I find myself drawn to photography because of its ability to tell a story without the use of words. One can write at length about a topic but …

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Myra Bielby

Rug hooking is an original Canadian craft, developed in the Maritimes and eastern Quebec in the nineteenth century. An original recycling activity, it involved women splitting burlap seed bags open, then ripping up their families worn clothing into wool strips to be worked into patterns for the burlap backing. Voilà-rugs for their bare wooden floors …

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Karen Bishop: Spirit Bears

  We are  indeed happy when one of our artists of the month returns with new work. Westwood extends a warm welcome and thanks to Karen Bishop for her continued support of this program. We have featured Karen’s work in the past, as well as several artists that Karen recommended through her connections as owner of Daffodil …

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The Westwood Realitree

The Realitree is a multi-media exploration of ‘Change’ – mirroring this year’s Westwood Theme: Seasons of Change. Reflecting the subtle, and not so subtle, shifts of nature, culture, and tradition, the Realitree changes every week – sometimes in tiny ways, sometimes profoundly. The Realitree invites us to be attentive and present with the transitions and …

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