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adventures in enamelling, stories, music and travel

Plique-a-Jour

Plique-a-jour is usually considered to be one of the most difficult techniques of enamelling. I took a class with Fay Rooke a few years ago, and spent about 60 hours … Continue reading

September 13, 2016 · Leave a comment

Limoges Champleve

I was contacted by the Museum in Worcester, MA to make a series of panels showing the way 13th C Limoges champleve was originally made. This is one of the … Continue reading

August 13, 2016 · Leave a comment

Literary Awards for MidAmeriCon II

I made five pieces in all. Since I started going to WisCon (feminist Science Fiction and Fantasy Convention in Madison Wisconsin) – I have found the Science Fiction and Fantasy … Continue reading

August 12, 2016 · 1 Comment

Cultural Authenticity and Cultural Appropriation in a Multicultural Society

In Canada we have the great privilege of living among people from many diverse cultures. We value pluralism and take pride in our cultural mosaic, which we contrast to the … Continue reading

May 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Armless Maiden

Once there was an orphaned brother and sister who loved each other very much. When their parents died, they promised each other that they would always care for one another … Continue reading

March 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

Decolonizing Speculative Fiction

Wison Panel Discussion: Decolonizing Speculative Fiction. What would fantasy look like if it weren’t dominated by the fear of the Others and frontier politics? What would SF look like if … Continue reading

May 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Silver Palace of the Moon

  This is the first in a series of pieces inspired by Russian lacquer boxes which, in turn, are inspired by fairy tales.¬†Often relegated to the status of children’s stories, … Continue reading

May 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Golden Palace of the Sun

  This is the second in a series of pieces inspired by Russian lacquer boxes which, in turn, are inspired by fairy tales.¬†Often relegated to the status of children’s stories, … Continue reading

May 23, 2014 · 2 Comments

Crow/Raven

The crow in Celtic folklore is similar to the crow/raven in native myth, in that it is believed to be one of the oldest of the animals, and somewhat mischievous. … Continue reading

August 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Tiptree Award

I have been going to Wiscon now for a number of years, and I have re-connected with my inner feminist in a way that has been very creative, if sometimes … Continue reading

August 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

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