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January 1, 2022

Highlights of 2021

Despite Covid-19 induced pandemic, the past year has been a good one in many respects. Having a studio, a space of my own to create art, exhibiting my work, people appreciating and buying my work have been some of the blessings of this year. Looking back on this year, it is clear that it was a fabulous year, a year in which I made progress on many fronts. I improved my skills in ceramics and painting. I created art non-stop because people loved what I was creating, particularly the art mugs and asked for them.

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May 7, 2021

Who is Your Hidden Strength?

This is a tribute to all mothers, without whom we wouldn't even be on this planet.

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January 31, 2021

Sweetest Little Thing Donation

As an artist, it is important for me to support our local galleries, Struts and Owen's art galleries. They provide various programs for the community members of all ageas while giving much needed support to local artists. I feel fortunate that this fundraiser gives me a chance to share my art with the public and at the same time do a charitable act.

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December 31, 2020

Highlights of 2020

In many ways 2020 has been a very challenging year due to the pandemic caused by Corona virus. We have had to make major life style changes in order to stay safe and keep others safe. It has not been possible to connect with friends and family the way we used to. I have missed painting on Thursdays with my artist friends. It has been a challenge to not get together with other artist friends and share ideas with them. Yet, there have been many positives also. It has given me time to reflect, paint and draw more. In this blog post I am sharing some of the highlights of the year 2020.

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November 17, 2020

L'esprit Gardien

This triptych creates a sense of hopefulness during desperate times, such as the present time when we are living in the middle of a pandemic. No one knows when this will end. Don’t we all wish for some kind of divine intervention? This painting is a part of the series 'On the Wings of Hope'. It is currently exhibited in the corridor gallery in Shediac, NB.

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November 8, 2020

On the Wings of Hope

'On the Wings of Hope' is a series of paintings focusing on the theme of remaining hopeful. Hope is quintessential to human existence. When we face challenges and feel discouraged, it is hope that gives us the reason to continue our efforts.

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April 26, 2022

Putting Down Roots

Featuring artwork by Melanie Craig-Hansford, Helga Lobb, Fabiola Martinez, and Indu Varma.

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December 13, 2020

Pathways into Future

Unknown are the 'Pathways into Future'. This abstract painting creates some mysterious pathways into the future. Imagine going through underwater caves, curved pathways leading into woods or a garden or leading you into uncharted directions. Therein lies the excitement of discovering the unknown future.

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November 11, 2020

Possibilities

Possibilities (30"x 40") is a mixed media painting on canvas. It uses uplifting colours and imagery to communicate the message that there are immense possibilities that lie within us and all around us. The choice is ours.

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May 1, 2020

How to deal with adversity

Do you have the perfect answer for Corona virus? Lately the only topic of conversation on the news or with friends and family is Covid-19. It is unbelievable how this virus has crippled us all.

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June 6, 2021

Lessons learned from six year olds

‘Lessons Learned from Six-year Olds’ is a series of 12 black and white prints based on true stories or incidents involving six-year olds. Each print has a story to tell about a six year old and an important message for all of us.

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October 10, 2020

Learn to Paint

When we think of overall wellness, staying fit physically is important along with having a mind that functions well. It relates to the development of the left brain and hence promotes creative growth.

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September 6, 2020

The Process of Creating an Artwork

Have you ever wondered how does an artwork get materialized from an idea to its final rendition?

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September 6, 2020

Win this Original Painting

This year Salt Marsh Studio celebrates its 10th anniversary. As a way to thank all our patrons and visitors to the studio, artist Indu Varma is giving away this original painting.

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April 26, 2022

Putting Down Roots

Featuring artwork by Melanie Craig-Hansford, Helga Lobb, Fabiola Martinez, and Indu Varma.

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October 10, 2020

Learn to Paint

When we think of overall wellness, staying fit physically is important along with having a mind that functions well. It relates to the development of the left brain and hence promotes creative growth.

READ MORE