We are thrilled to welcome Nicole Melnicky as Artist-in-Residence to Studio H Canada. Nicole Melnicky is an interdisciplinary artist based out of Vancouver, BC. She is a current MFA student at Ontario College of Art and Design (OCAD) University with a focus in Interdisciplinary Art, Media and Design. Nicole received her BFA from Moore College … More Nicole Melnicky, Artist-in- Residence
I am going nuts with the bugs, disoriented being on my own for the first time (feeling a bit giddy), and the heat is amazing. We hike into an area to do some digging and I wander off a bit and find a place to sketch. Plein air is so tricky in this place. I … More Under the Influence – Day 4
Day 3 at Dinosaur Park is really about Dean and Sue de-camping and a leisurely walk around the camp. I check out the field station museum (buy some pottery of course and a DP patch) which is wonderfully air conditioned, the outdoor amphitheatre, the river and some nearby hoodoos. I get a quick sketch in … More Under the Influence – Day 3
The official arrival at Dinosaur Park, the prank, and lovely surprises for an unsuspecting artist. … More Under the Influence – Day 1
Announcing the new Studio H Canada art residency program – apply today! … More Announcing the new Studio H Canada Art Residency program
Budding playwright Ashleigh Giffen comes to Studio H Canada for a writing retreat for work, rejuvenation and inspiration. … More Ashleigh’s Writing Residency & Art Jam #4
Metchosin is a geographical muse. The land is brimming with retired couples, farming families, artists, writers, crafters. A herd of laying sheep napping under the shade of trees. Stretches of road that have willows like walls on either side, peering over the top like a whimsical tunnel. The ocean is a short walk away, and … More The Gift of Artistic Freedom; Metchosin Style.
April 22nd 2016, I stepped on the ferry to the unknown.
How did I get myself into this? … More Genesis, from desire to reality