New Work

Late Summer Work

Rod’s latest carving, a snake, was on exhibit at the Alberni Art Rave juried exhibition this summer, and is heading down soon to Steffich Fine Art. He has a new drawing, too. This motif, represented on the doors of the Hupacasath House of Gathering that he carved years ago, had never been made into a…

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Ghost Drawings

Back from an inspiring week on Vinalhaven for DesignInquiry: STATION. In preparation for our fall Poor Farm Inquiry, we had lunch and a design/improv (dis)placement project led by Liz Craig over at the Poor Farm, plus I led a discussion about place/no-place. The Poor Farm on Vinalhaven is legendarily haunted, so naturally the typography of…

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Drawing the Canada-Wide Science Fair

This May 13 – 17, fifteen artists and I will get together to Draw the Canada-Wide Science Fair with the University of Lethbridge Art Gallery. We’ll draw right there in the middle of the Science Fair, then blog, tweet, and project the finished drawings. Here is the query letter I sent to the artists. In…

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The Structure Disappears and All Phases are Visible


Margo and I are in Richmond, Virginia, getting ready to give a talk about DesignInquiry at VCU today. We are rounding up as many DI alumni and sympathizers as we can find, to generate the kind of community that DI has while in situ, at an accelerated pace. I think we’ve even got some dogs…

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Here We Go

On January 18th, years of work and a few big decisions lifted off in front of our eyes. This is our project, The Cardiff/Miller House being installed on the Art Gallery of Alberta’s 3rd story terrace for the Alberta Biennial. The crane day marked a turning point. From here we will document what happens next…

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