Inheritance

Project Lacie created the project Inheritance, a site-specific multimedia installation that combines graffiti and woodburning techniques, as a sculptural installation along the shores of Lake Erie. Where you stand today, right now, are the Traditional Lands of the Haudenosaunee Indigenous Peoples who have inhabited, cared for and protected the land and waters for millennia. I…

Song for the Water

Project https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c6JzwSqI76k Project: Song for the Water Artists: Logan Staats & Rob Lamothe with Suzie Miller Installation Site: Song is available online for free at https://roblamothe.bandcamp.com/track/song-for-the-water As an arts-based community development project, participants attended a series of workshops led by Logan Staats, Rob Lamothe and Suzie Miller. The sessions utilized talking circles to build a…

Depths & Consequences

Project Suzanne & Holly created this new piece Depths and Consequences, a 2-D mosaic of a Sturgeon made of recycled glass tiles mixed with post-consumer, single use waste and plastic items found on the shores of Lake Erie, as gathered by community participants, during existing and planned clean up days. Our idea is centered around…

Water Mother

Project Michael created his new piece Water Mother, a wood and resin sculpture that combines woodworking, sandblasting, and mark making techniques. It is a wood and resin sculpture that explores our concepts and experiences around memory, storytelling, and water. Fascinated with mark making and the significance of what was – worm work in old wood,…

Community Flow

Project COMMUNITY FLOW is an interactive digital artwork created by Pixels and Plans. The work showcases eight participatory art projects that were created as part of the Great Art for Great Lakes initiative. These year-long projects, which were led by professional artists, were also created with contributions from community members. Community Flow showcases the final…

Threading Water

Project All of our actions have an echo in the water. For this community-engaged arts project, I’m inviting people to tell stories about relationships to water to create a collaborative quilt-like assemblage. During five free public maker sessions, people of all ages and abilities can use embroidery and fabric paints with a water-inspired palette to…

Stories of the Lake

Project Stories of the Lake is an arts-based community development project that reflects a perspective that explores the connection between land and place. In our modern world, most maps that we look at are used for transportation; how to get from one place to another following the fastest route. However, maps can be so much…

The Ripple Project

Project I celebrate the mystery of water in my work, how it nourishes and inspires, calms, renews and refreshes us, flows in the undercurrents of our beings, sustains our world. My most recent body of work WATER Shadows is an installation of sound sculptures that features field recordings of watery places in the South Georgian…

Mi Lake

Project My work draws greatly on vintage and antique ephemera – physical reminders of the past that I reconstitute into sculpture or composed images. I work often with vintage slides, mostly family slides that have been handed down to me. The act of sifting through images and feeling that personal connection to the people displayed…