A Valentine’s Day March

This year I wasn’t able to attend the 8th Annual Memorial March for All Missing and Murdered held on Valentine’s day. I wish I had gone but I’ve learned that I need to accept when I can’t participate in everything all the time.  From what I’ve seen in the media it was a successful march. I always…

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A Lovely Little Note

While I was making a banner at the Winnipeg Folk Festival Campground in 2011 my friend Sarah slipped this into my tent. She was at a workshop and I’m not sure on the details but she gave little love notes to all the people she was camping with.  I had barely filled the banner and…

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The Beginning Of A Banner

Taken in 2012 the night before the Winnipeg Comic Con. Whenever I begin a new banner one of my technical problems is finding the space for prep work.  This is the storage room at Urban Shaman Art Gallery. We were there late after one of the galleries openings.  After I painted in the lettering and…

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There is a heart in my hand…

This photograph always makes me smile. It is from the Winnipeg Comic Con 2012 banner. The handprint belonged to a young boy, about 11 year’s old (I think). He was with his family and I don’t remember if he was in a costume. There were a lot of people around my booth and I wasn’t…

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CALL FOR ART AND SUBMISSIONS TO A ZINE PROJECT HONOURING WOMEN

 “The heart is a muscle the size of a fist, keep loving, keep fighting” This project aims to explore our love and respect for women, our recognition of their resilience, strength, struggles and power. It works to combat gendered violence and sexism by celebrating, reinforcing and acknowledging the inherent value, resilience, struggles, and strength of…

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Rape Prevention on Campus

On February 1, 2012 diverse actions took place in nearly every university and college community across Canada for the National Day of Action.  As a member of the FemRev Collective I had an opportunity to speak at the University of Manitoba, voicing the issue of campus safety. This is what I had to say.  …

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