The Enormity of Small

Tiny stepped-over nothings, a richness unseen on most days. Stillness magnifies all the small into view between breaths. Only there. Sea and shore hold long shadows from a low setting sun. Sounds, smells, vision, and sensation intensify under cloud cover. Rainfall polishes stone with saturated colour and sheen, seaweed becomes silk, oyster shells polish intoContinue reading “The Enormity of Small”

Metchosin International Summer School of the Arts

Just a short while ago, I was fortunate to teach my two-day course¬†Exploring an Aesthetic at MISSA. Summer school for artists sounds divine under any circumstances, but the Metchosin International Summer School of the Arts is quite different from what I had expected. Almost every practicing artist I know in this region has either taughtContinue reading “Metchosin International Summer School of the Arts”