As You Go by Janis Woode It has occurred to me that I do like to make plans. Whether it be for my next sculpture, a weekend getaway or something on a larger scale. This is a piece that comments on the idea that sometimes life is a bit of a mystery that can only be lived one day at a time. As you go. – Janis Woode
Another Moment In Time by Janis Woode We all have certain moments in time that we can recall with ease. When we met the love of our lives, when we got the good news we were about to become parents, when our kids were accepted into college to name a few. They seem to become unforgettable moments etched into our memories waiting to be recalled and celebrated. These are the moments in time we will hold dear for as long as we are able. – Janis Woode
Spell Checker by Janis Woode It always happens when in a hurry. The spell check kicks in and the next thing you know the nonsensical appears. Try and correct it and it happens again. I have in moments of frustration thought there must be a little trouble maker inhabiting our devices that derives great joy out of sending our conversations sideways. I call him the spell checker. – Janis Woode
Spring Fox by Janis Woode Often in my work I will incorporate old pieces of metal that I have picked up from various places. Junk yards, recycle stations and thrift stores are a few favourites. This old leaf spring and its irresistible curves grabbed my eye one day while cruising our local metal recycle station. Reconfigured and cleaned up it made perfect sense that it should support something or someone leaping upward. Both the fox and the leaf spring share the quality of tenacity and in fact rely on that quality for their very survival. A parallel that unites them. – Janis...
Fault Line by Janis Woode Are we vulnerable living on a fault line? I suppose so. Having lived on the west coast my entire life the thought of the big one pops in and out of mind from time to time. We can prepare as best we can and hope for the best. To choose to live here speaks to the beauty of this place. I wouldn’t live anywhere else. – Janis Woode
Curiosity by Janis Woode My old cat Zephyr has to be one of the most curious cats I’ve ever had the pleasure of knowing. If I’m in the kitchen, he wants to be on top of the fridge. If I’m in the bathroom he wants to be in the cupboards. If I pop into the crawl space under the house he’s there with bells on. Ever curious, even at the ripe old age of 16. Recently he has decided that my car is worth a little snoop around but if asked if he’d like to go for a ride to the vet, he’s gone in a shot. – Janis Woode
We are delighted to welcome four new artists, sculptors Janis Woode and Vance Theoret and jewellers Deira Gerritsen and A&R Jewellery! For all you last-minute Valentine’s shoppers, we have stunning jewellery and many little treasures… Included in this Newsletter: Janis Woode Deira Gerritsen Philip Mix Vance Theoret A&R Jewellery Derek Kasper Andrea Russell Brenda Roy The Importance of Art in the Home – Amber Jordan Design _____________________________ INTRODUCING – JANIS WOODE Curiosity Wrapped copper wire, steel, patina 25.5″ x 7″ x 5″ $2800 My old cat Zephyr has to be...