INTERIORS: A show within a show

I’m honoured to be joining Edmonton writers Cathy Hodgson, Kerry Mulholland and Amy Willans for an evening of poetry on Wednesday, Aug. 8 (7 p.m., McMullen Gallery, U of A Hospital) surrounded and inspired by beautiful, haunting new work by artist Gillian Willans. Interiors is presented by Friends of University Hospitals and also features music by harpist Bev Ross. […]

The Write Stuff

The collection of written works by Laurie MacFayden: White Shirt, Kissing Keeps Us Afloat, and Walking Through Turquoise.

Walking Through Turquoise Laurie MacFayden’s third book of poetry continues to explore the secrets and flirtations mined in her previous titles, White Shirt and Kissing Keeps Us Afloat. The clumsy intricacies of relationships; things you want to shout from rooftops but can’t; that tickle in your gut the first time she calls you honey. MacFayden ponders a one-way […]

Outside the lines

“MacFayden’s paintings are all about gestures, paint texture and explosions of colour.  Some have a post-impressionist landscape feel, while others are full-on abstract expressionist in style. She talks about her work ‘going where the colours take (her),’ a sentiment that perfectly describes the freshness of the paintings as well as their boundless and infectious energy.” […]