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…

Lake Ontario Portrait

Project Lake Ontario Portrait will bring together the community of Hamilton to share memories of Lake Ontario, conversations surrounding the liveliness of the lake, and our responsibilities towards it. Working together, we will create a wall-based sculpture that takes mud as its medium. Community members will be invited to bring a sample of mud from…

Mookibii

Project “Among the Ojibway legend and lore it is said that mermaids brought medicine to the people. In the painting, Soul Cloud is seated in the centre of the canoe with tobacco in his left hand, offering it to the water spirits. The imagery of smouldering sage offering smudge, thundering beats of the drum and…

Aqua Viva

Project Aqua Viva is a community art project which will be led by Kingston sculptor, Andy Berg to engage in the discovery, celebration and fostering of our special relationship to the waters of our own Great Lake, Lake Ontario. Berg will engage the community in her creative processes to collectively sculpt the Great Art for…