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Writer • Artist • Musician • Actor

Desiree O - pop up art

Check Out My Piece in pop up art

Check out my piece “Pay Attention You’re Missing Things (V)” in pop up art, a “one-off, art for art’s sake, not-for-profit publication featuring the works of Guelph visual artists” put together by Jessica Lynn Avolio. Including artists that use a wide range of mediums, the collection is an impressive representation of the inspired art coming out of this amazingly creative city.… Read more →

Cindy Sherman - Me, myself and I

A Play of Selves // Cindy Sherman

“I think people are more apt to believe photographs, especially if it’s something fantastic. They’re willing to be more gullible. Sometimes they want fantasy. Even if they know it’s fake they can believe anything. People are accustomed to being told what to believe in.” – Cindy Sherman   “The Fortune Teller” watch pendant – Madame de Pompadour (née Poisson) dinner service – ……….A play… Read more →


Twelve Month Artful Pledge – April: Volunteer

2015 is the year of the Twelve Month Artful Pledge and it’s time for April’s focus: Volunteer. In their article, Volunteers and Donors in Arts and Culture Organizations in Canada in 2010, Hill Strategies reports that in 2010, 764,000 volunteers contributed approximately 97 million hours of their time to support the work for arts and culture organizations. This amazing contribution… Read more →


Living Daily In Modest Happiness // Yayoi Kusama

Living daily in modest happiness Infinity nets Increment in the Spring Star of early Spring Water drops from the Universe Rain in the evening glow Flowers that bloom tomorrow Seeking the soul Seeking the beautiful eyes High heels for going to Heaven Golden shoe   Purple sea Infinity dots In the insomnia night river Longing for eternity Time goes by,… Read more →


New Project: Poetry in Titles

I’ve started a little project here on my site called Poetry in Titles. There are so many incredible artists who inspire what I do in different ways and in their work I see so many things, including poetry in their titles. To expand on that, my project will take the titles of pieces from an artist and work them together to create a poem. Maybe… Read more →