I'm an interdisciplinary artist in Winnipeg. My work is pretty much always about feelings.
Interested in quiet, soft (both literally and not) forms of feminist practice, unicorns, and TMI.

embroidery

  • Date
  • January 1, 2011

avoidance behaviours

Why?  From the internets: The feared social or performance situations are avoided or are endured with intense anxiety or distress. The avoidance, anxious anticipation, or distress in the feared social or performance situation interferes significantly with the person’s normal routine, occupational (academic) functioning, or social activities or relationships; alternatively, the patient has marked distress about …

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  • Date
  • December 13, 2010

self-sabotage

I’ve finished this with time to spare before my jury critique: I still can’t find my two missing embroideries (this one and this one), and am beginning to think I might have to have my critique without them. I’m pretty upset about it, and it’s definitely cause for additional anxiety I didn’t need. On my …

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  • Date
  • October 5, 2010

stitching

I’ve been feeling really out of it lately.  I’m not sure what’s up.  I  blissfully missed a department meeting yesterday, and didn’t realize it until 1:00.  I forgot to put my name on an essay(Seriously?!  Am I in elementary school?) and accidentally printed it out in a huge font.  I feel pretty dumb right now. …

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  • Date
  • August 1, 2010

stitching

I’m taking a break on my embroideries for my grandmother to work on this – an image from a large “Now I Lay Me Down To Sleep” embroidery pattern I found in a box of books.  It’s at least 50 years old, so I was pleasantly surprised when it still ironed on.  I’ve been trying …

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  • Date
  • July 22, 2010

Embroideries for grandma

I’ve been making tiny embroideries about my grandma, because I’d been embroidering a lot anyway, and when we were cleaning out her suite we found an ancient sewing basket, with hoops and random lengths of elastic. I decided it would be special to use her embroidery hoops to make objects for and about her. They’re …

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