imago corvi

adventures in enamelling, stories, music and travel

Volunteering

I have lived in a volunteer culture since I was born. Both of my parents volunteered when I was young – and encouraged me to participate in community life. Dad … Continue reading

March 5, 2011 · 1 Comment

Creativity and Organization

As my work load and business grow it is increasingly challenging to fit myself into my smallish space. Don’t get me wrong – I am not complaining! I love my … Continue reading

February 10, 2011 · Leave a comment

Production Work

Some days there’s just production work to be done. As a working craftsperson – not every day is spend designing and making barnd new things! The times when I have … Continue reading

February 2, 2011 · 2 Comments

The Year in Review

Well here we are in 2011. Already a whole decade of the new century has passed. It’s going so fast that I can barely keep up. When I look back … Continue reading

January 8, 2011 · Leave a comment

Workspace

Work space is very personal to individual artists. I have always gone for a simple and functional space – not really caring what it looks like, since when I am … Continue reading

August 19, 2010 · 2 Comments

Bowls

Well. As I mentioned in my last post, I was committed to making a bowl a week. Well it’s been a week and I’ve made four bowls! Hammering is really … Continue reading

May 9, 2010 · Leave a comment

Nuit Blanche 2009

Nuit Blanche Toronto is a free, annual, city-wide celebration of contemporary art, produced by the City of Toronto in collaboration with Toronto‚Äôs arts community. For one sleepless night, from sunset … Continue reading

November 26, 2009 · Leave a comment

King Otter

Since my work is inspired by folklore and myth – a piece always starts with a story.In Irish folklore the otter is often characterized as a friendly and helpful creature, … Continue reading

September 11, 2009 · 4 Comments

Procrastination and the Creative Process

Well, I have distracted myself with grisaille enamel painting and SEO and this blog and starting a new business and production work and everything else I can think of – … Continue reading

April 25, 2009 · 4 Comments

Is Google Making us Stupid?

http://www.theatlantic.com/doc/200807/google (Thanks to my friend Naka Ishi for posting this on her Facebook page) Growing up in a world where Marshall McLuhan was a hero – I have always been … Continue reading

January 24, 2009 · Leave a comment

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