Category Archives: Regional Art

Art + Innovation

Every now and then, a student will surprise me.  My grade 9 art class is studying the Group of Seven, Tom Thomson and Emily Carr as part of their final task.  They have some written work as well as a … Continue reading

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ArtEscapes & The Group of Seven

In just over a week, ArtEscapes will be held at the Red Rock Marina and Interpretive Centre.  Seven local artists will be participating, and I’m looking forward to being part of this exciting event. Over the past week, I have worked with … Continue reading

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Japan Art Mile

Japan Art Mile is a wonderful way to create and collaborate while fostering healthy relationships among students across international borders.  My students helped to create a beautiful mural; half of which was painted in Japan. When we received our package … Continue reading

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TVO on the Road: Thunder Bay

The Agenda is one of the most thought-provoking programs available to TV (and internet) audiences who are intrigued by compelling topics and lively discussions.  Proudly Canadian, The Agenda is produced by TVO, serving our Nations viewers with relevant material that … Continue reading

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An Interview with Roy MacGregor

My grade 9 #NipRockArt students were thrilled to have the opportunity to speak with Roy MacGregor today via Skype.  The class is busy working on their culminating assignment as semester one draws to a close, and his research has helped … Continue reading

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Ice Photography Along the North Shore of Lake Superior

Today’s trek to Terrace Bay and Rossport involved a series of stops on the side of the highway to run through snow until I got to the lakeshore. Surprisingly, there wasn’t much snow, but some beautiful ice images to capture…

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#ArtBusking

I’m pretty sure that #ArtBusking is one of the coolest art projects.  Ever. **Listen to my interview on CBC’s Superior Morning with Cathy Alex *HERE* The Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Foundation has been so incredibly supportive in our #ArtBusking endeavour. … Continue reading

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Relay For Life

  Relay for Life is raising awareness about cancer:  the staggering number of people who are affected (even in our own community), the questions and research that are driving campaigns, and the heroes who are fighting on the front lines. I’m … Continue reading

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Painted Turtle Art Shop

  The Painted Turtle Art Shop in Thunder Bay has been my favourite art supply store since I began shopping for art supplies.  I began taking visual arts courses in university in 1994, and was introduced to this wonderful little store … Continue reading

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Cold But Beautiful

My family and I just returned from a quick trip to Duluth.  On the way down, we noticed how quickly the shoreline changed; the lake is still frozen in Red Rock, but there was plenty of ice shifting and open … Continue reading

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