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BCD#40

Blind Contour Drawing #40 “Climate Change” Elisapee Ishulutaq Inuk artist Elisapee Ishulutaq didn’t begin drawing and printmaking until her mid-forties, when she moved to the community of Pangnirtung on Baffin Island. Until then, she lived off the land, traveling with her nomadic family and hunting the caribou trails of Nunavut.  When she finally did pick…

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BCD #25

Blind Contour Drawing #25 – “Dishcloth on Line #3 ” – Mary Pratt 1997 Mary Pratt grew up on one of the most well-regarded streets in Fredericton, New Brunswick. She was one of two daughters to a Harvard-educated provincial cabinet minister. She was heavily influenced by her maternal grandmother, Edna McMurray, who was the co-founder of…

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BCD#24

  Blind Contour Drawing #24 – “I have spoken with this green person” – Rachel Berman 2010 Once known as Susan King, Rachel Berman reclaimed her birth name as an adult after she successfully discovered the names and of her biological parents and her own birth story. She was born in New Orleans in 1946…

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Homage series to Canadian women artists

  I’ve been passionate about art history for many years and always find myself paying particular notice to the women sprinkled within the texts. It is refreshing to find that recent works are more inclusive. In the past year, I’ve created blind contour drawings of art by women as a means of studying their work…