The other day eye found out eye 1 this ribbon from the Academy Of Realist Art as part of the Junction Arts Festival. It is printed inn full color, on a heavy cardstock, hand cut, n meticulously put together. I love handmade awards. It's nice to feel appreciated.
Eye will take this oppourtunity to say a few words:
Being an artist is both a blessing and a curse in that you can't help but put yourself through some sort of struggle to achieve something that gives you, and often those around you, joy. Happiness can also be such a rare and special thing that when you find it, you might as well rearrange the rest of your life around it, bask in it.
A shout out goes to:
my parents, my brother, MaMa, Nat, my art boss: Ras John Barry, friends who have helped me to haul stuff around namely, Ann, Derek, Vanessa, ArtMichael Gallery, AWOL Gallery the Sleeping Giant Gallery, the good folk inRiverdale, teachers of various sorts, God, Jesus, Buddha, Aphrodite, Santa Claus, Puff Daddy, Wikipedia, and Pablo Jueves.
Paintings up at the Junction. September 9 - 13, 2009 @ Academy of Realist Art 2968 dundas st. west Wed Sept 9. 7pm-9pm Thurs Sept 10. noon-7pm Fri Sept 11. noon - 7pm Sat Sept 12. 11am - 7pm Sun Sept 13. 11am-6pm
Lisa Ng was born in Hamilton, Ontario. As a child she immediately held an interest in being a poet of sorts. She attended the Dundas Valley School of Art and graduated from the Ontario College of Art and Design (OCAD) 2007, obtaining a Bachelor of Fine Arts.
Lisa considers herself a self-taught artist. Lisa has won numerous awards including those from the Scarborough Arts Council and the Artist's Network of Riverdale and has received positive reviews from both the Globe and Mail and NOW Magazine. Lisa Ng is also the Rogue Leader of The Spooky Astronauts Drawing Club and a friend of Pablo Jueves.
Lisa gets inspired by people. Lisa Ng makes art everyday.
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