Janice Tanton's 2011 TEDxCalgary Talk on The Language of The Creator. Focused on meaningful personal, family, community and organizational building through creative language of the arts, this heartfelt, personal artist's talk seeks to inspire you to consider human ways of being together.
It's that time of year again when Canada's arts and culture philanthropists gather to support the arts and wonderful programming at The Banff Centre by attending the Midsummer Ball. I've donated one of my works again this year (listed above) for the Midsummer Ball Auction at The Banff Centre to support a woman artist or arts administrator enrolled in an Aboriginal Leadership program. Check it out and bid!
Three new works in the brand new series, "What's In A Name" will debut at the opening of Sacred/Modern this weekend at Elevation Gallery in Canmore. Come see them in person! Have a look at the works in progress.
Working through this weekend at the easel, I'm getting further down the road in the relationship with the women in these paintings. Spending this amount of time with them in such an intimate fashion, has been very profound. I feel as though I'm coming to know them more closely and am more connected to them.
The work continues on this Series: I will be demonstrating how to work through this process in several upcoming week long workshops. Focussing on glazing and techniques used by the…
This series is based upon identity, how we identify ourselves and how others identify us within the context of different relationships. Beginning with a series of portraits of women, I will examine our identity in relationship to family, seated within the context of culture and time. I expect that I will continue this series over a period of years.
Check out three new works created, week of May 7, 2011.
An early morning re-gifting of a robin's song in the mountains...
We are pleased to announce that Janice will be one of the speakers on June 4, 2011 for TEDxCalgary at the Glenbow Museum Theatre. The theme of TEDxCalgary 2011 is "Breaking Through: Exploring the frontiers of ideas and actions." "I hope to inspire, educate and entertain and am humbly honoured (not to mention a bit nervous!) to share what I have discovered with the TEDxCalgary participants." - Janice Tanton