Our second interview was with potter Valerie Metcalfe of Winnipeg, Manitoba. Valerie is one of the founding members of Stoneware Gallery and Studio which is one of the longest running galleries and studios of 38 years. Watch for her interview coming up! And keep an eye out for her Treasure Hunt question!
Yesterday wee popped in on stone carver Warren Wenzel of Gimli, Manitoba. Warren and his wife Denise moved from Edmonton (notice the Oilers shirt), Alberta 3 years ago and have been enjoying the small artist community ever since. Keep an eye out for his upcoming interview and Treasure Hunt question!
Yesterday we found ourselves in Willow Bunch, Saskatchewan to interview textile artist Rita St. Amant. Rita is super passionate about her creative outlet and even takes her materials, dyes etc. with her in their motorhome when they hit the road. Stay connected for her interview coming up in the queue. #artistinterview #textileart #textileartist #AQ2016Tour #finecraft #canadianartist
This is painter Geoff Phillips of Maple Creek, Saskatchewan standing next to a mural he painted for the Maple Creek Heritage District. After our interview with him he took us around Maple Creek and showed us more of his art hanging around the town. Don't miss Geoff's interview coming up in the queue. And keep following the trail of the Treasure Hunt! #canadianartist #artistinterview #painting #AQ2016Tour #painter #fineart #exploresask
Today we interviewed Winnipeg, Manitoba coloured pencil artist Terry Mellway. There are big picture people and there are those that love the details. Terry is of the latter. She can get lost for hours working on one of her pieces. The detail is phenomenal. The piece she is working on in this image is of one of her 8 grandchildren, Sofia. #pencilart #pencilartist #canadianartist #artistinterview #AQ2016Tour #portraiture #landscapeart #wildlifeart #fineart
Meet Heath Carra (aka Shpriken) and Victoria Henriksen (aka Pixie). This couple lives life to the fullest on their hobby farm in rural Boswell, B.C. Their pottery is fun and in some cases funny and will make you smile for sure. One of their mottos in life is "Choose Joy". Words to live by for sure. Check out their interview coming up in the queue!
This is Wendy Parsons, Devon Dietrich and Zach Dietrich, a family of potters in business together in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan. Wendy and Zach acquired this 100 year old church in the 80's and turned it into a pottery studio and gallery where you can find all their wonderful work both functional and decorative. Watch for their interview coming up in the queue!
This is artist Laura Hamilton of Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan. She is standing next to the painting, titled Lucy, that set her on her artistic path and holding Lily her sweet little Dachshund. Watch for Laura's interview coming up in the queue. She has a unique way of painting and you won't want to miss it!
Meet the man of many artistic talents, Ladd Fogarty of Emerald Park, Saskatchewan. He paints, does wood working, works in clay and stone as well as home projects like this beautiful outdoor fireplace. Watch for his interview coming up in the queue!
Autumn is upon us. My favourite time of year. In light of this season, I thought I would share a fall piece from our next artist interview coming up on Monday, October 3rd. Jan Jenkins of Dauphin, Manitoba is a free-spirited artist with many different forms of art on the go. And sometimes all at once. I have slightly cropped the image of this Zendoodle piece so you could see more of the detail. Stay connected to see and learn more about Jan and her work.
Our next interview is posted! We invite you to meet Judy Wood of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. Here is the link to her interview. http://artsquest.ca/2016/09/12/art-photographer-judy-wood-from-reality-to-reimagining/ Treasure Hunt question: What is one of the birds Judy enjoys using as a photo subject?
This is Kristin MacPherson of Regina, Saskatchewan. Kristin is a commercial photographer and a painter in acrylic and mixed media. Stay tuned for her up coming interview in the queue. And check our her Treasure Hunt question when her interview comes out.
Yesterday, we spent some time with fashion and accessories designer and creator Lucy Reimer of Alexander, Manitoba. Lucy is wearing her flag ship Lucy Lu wrap with one of her designer one-of-a-kind Lucy bags on her shoulder. She makes amazing apple pie too! Watch for her interview and her Treasure Hunt question coming up in the queue. 💜
Today we interviewed multidisciplinary artist and idea guy Jeff Morris of Portage la Prairie, Manitoba. Jeff is super hard working and absolutely loves creating art. Watch for his upcoming interview and Treasure Hunt question.