You are invited to our
Open Studio Show and Sale
Monday, November 27th from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Grace Westminster Church Auditorium
505 – 10th Street East Saskatoon, SK
Every Monday from September through April I meet with a group of artists for a full day of creating and art-making in the auditorium at Grace Westminster Church. Please drop by our open studio to see how we work as well as what we have created.
I will have many of my small watercolour batiks, perfect for gift giving! Other artists work in a variety of media so there will be acrylics, oils, watercolours, pen and ink, mixed media. Something for every taste!
Artists’ Workshop Open Studio
Sketching in Artists’ Workshop member’s the back yards, driving around Saskatchewan, travel to other parts of our country; all provide inspiration. On our travels I stopped at the Japanese Paper Place in Toronto to learn more about the origins of the Ginwashi paper that I use for my watercolour batiks. Unexpectedly, the stop provided a different kind of inspiration – shape. This change in shape started me thinking about composition in new ways and I have created a collection of 2 x 14” pieces perfect for small spaces.
@Paige Mortensen 14×2″ pieces in folding hangers
Paige Mortensen 14×2″ pieces on wood panel
I also discovered some tiny clips and a new way of mounting that highlights the journey my pieces take in their creation. All of this reminding me to be on the lookout for inspiration everywhere.
Yellow Flowers ©Paige Mortensen in 7 x 5″ Shadow Box frames
See you on Monday the 27th!
I have exciting gallery news to share!
AND ART GALLERY
The first piece of exciting gallery news is that I am now represented by AND ART GALLERY in Davidson! The owner, Gail Prpick, is also fellow member of the Artists’ Workshop group. And Art Gallery, at 112 Washington Ave, Davidson,SK is housed in a century old brick building that use to be a bank.
The AND ART GALLERY grand opening is:
Friday, November 17th from 5 – 10 p.m. and
Saturday, November 18th from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
I’ll be there Friday evening to celebrate with Gail and the other artists and to chat with you.
These are my pieces that are there and will be hung by now!
Preparing to hang work by Paige Mortensen
Saskatchewan Craft Council Boutique
I dropped some new pieces off at the Saskatchewan Craft Council Boutique and they are hanging already! It is exciting to see them amongst all this wonderful art and fine craft!
Saskatchewan Craft Council Boutique 1
Saskatchewan Craft Council Boutique 2
Black Spruce Gallery
The Black Spruce Gallery is on winter hours right now but there is still lots to see! My watercolour batik birds and other pieces are on display!
It is located in the NorthSide Antiques building on Highway #2 at Northside, SK. I suggest you call ahead to confirm the hours (306 982 4222).
Birds by Paige Mortensen at Black Spruce Gallery
Tall & Sunny 1 ©Paige Mortensen Watercolour 12×30″ Available at Black Spruce Gallery
Enjoy the Galleries!