Kirsty Nicoll – ‘In Mourning and Rage’

I arrived at Studio H Canada at the end of a five week trip travelling America’s west coast, during which I was told that – despite feeling nothing of the sort inside – I was harbouring a lot of anger. And so, I wanted to unpack this for my project at Studio H to see … More Kirsty Nicoll – ‘In Mourning and Rage’

Melanie Billark – Artist in Residence

Studio H Canada is excited to welcome visual artist Melanie Billark to our international artist residency this year. Melanie was to start her residency in February 2021, but our plans were halted due to Covid-19 travel restrictions – but now she will be here for one month over Sept/Oct 2021! About the artist Melanie Billark … More Melanie Billark – Artist in Residence

Under the Influence – the Dinosaur Park Journals

The back-story of a life-long obsession with the badlands at Dinosaur Provincial Park and how it has become a driving force in my art. … More Under the Influence – the Dinosaur Park Journals

Under the Influence at Dinosaur Park – why I am ok with being obsessed

Contemplating the things that drive us to create as visual artists and where we find our obsessions. … More Under the Influence at Dinosaur Park – why I am ok with being obsessed

Ashleigh’s Writing Residency & Art Jam #4

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

Open Studio – Winter Wanderings Dec 1st

Our first ever open studio – check out the details! … More Open Studio – Winter Wanderings Dec 1st

Art Jammin with my Soul Sisters: altered books, Viking runes, creativity & courage

Art jam is becoming a way of life, and art for these 3 soul sisters . … More Art Jammin with my Soul Sisters: altered books, Viking runes, creativity & courage

Harold Klunder Mentorship: Transformation & Reorientation

9 day mentorship with Harold Klunder at the Metchosin International Summer School of the Arts (MISSA). Transformation and reorientation. … More Harold Klunder Mentorship: Transformation & Reorientation

Origins: The Iceland Viking Art Jam Saga

Michèle texted me in the middle of a hellish moment in my day job with an offer I could not refuse: did I want to join her as a travelling companion for 2 weeks in Iceland? … More Origins: The Iceland Viking Art Jam Saga

The Gift of Artistic Freedom; Metchosin Style.

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.