Author: plantsareteachers

Harvesting Local Colour: From Plants to Palette

Date: Sunday, May 15, 10 am-12 p.m. Location: in Town – Moss Grey Studio (2356 Rosewall Crescent C, Courtenay, BC V9N 8R9) Fee: $50 For more information and registration visit: Learn how to extract colours from home grown flowers, food scraps and wild harvested plant materials like leaves, roots and barks. You will be […]

Come Home, We Are Kin

Sharing with you some of the work resulting from a remote artist residency I have been leading as part of the From Harm to Harmony: Healing the Land, Healing Ourselves. We are presenting a group exhibition at Sunbury Shores Arts and Nature Centre featuring more than 100 pieces by artists across New Brunswick (and some […]

The Honourable Harvest

In 2016 I had the opportunity to interview one of my heroes, Nancy Turner. This was a job assignment when I was working as a Gallery Manager at ArtStarts in Schools in Vancouver and we had the chance to select 20 thought leaders to celebrate the organization’s 20th anniversary with a campaign called The Next […]

A Summary of our Summer Series at the Innisfree Farm

We had an incredible season this summer at the Innisfree Farm and Botanic Garden with the Art, Ecology and Community workshop series that invited participants to learn about different local plants to explore their creative possibilities, the different connections to the territory (or territories) that we call home, while supporting native ecological restoration. The location […]

From Harm to Harmony: The Healing Power of Nature

This exhibition presents artwork culminating from a collaboration initiated through a remote-artist residency led by community-engaged environmental artist Juliana Bedoya in British Columbia and a diverse group of community participants from different geographic regions in New Brunswick. The project emerged from a partnership between the Conservation Council of New Brunswick (CCNB) and the International Centre of Art for Social […]

Territorios Entretejidos

Con muchísima emoción les presentamos Territorios Entretejidos, una serie de encuentros, diálogos y talleres de intercambio de conocimientos y oficios en un formato virtual que parten de establecer una perspectiva relacional con las plantas. El primer evento de nuestra serie es un conversatorio virtual, el próximo Sábado Diciembre 19, a las 5PM (Hora Colombia)Este diálogo […]