Author Archives for Candace Wilson

Ice, Beloved Ice

March 19, 2012 10:27 pm Published by Comments Off on Ice, Beloved Ice

Lots of people in downtown Toronto are jumping for joy with the very early spring/summer we are presently experiencing. I’m talking about temperatures in the 20 degree range day after day…in March. Personally, it makes me quite uneasy but, still, one is thrilled to see the spring flowers and best... View Article


The Integral Beauty of Mountainous Dwellings in Musandam, Oman

March 11, 2012 10:27 pm Published by Comments Off on The Integral Beauty of Mountainous Dwellings in Musandam, Oman

Looking around me at all the new condominium towers here in downtown Toronto the other day got me thinking about the different kinds of structures in which people live that I have seen in my travels. I particularly love some of the most simple dwellings, usually in remote places where... View Article


Petra by Night

March 3, 2012 10:30 pm Published by Comments Off on Petra by Night

Painting: Waiting for the Music I have not done a blog for many months. I have been recovering from an accident I had just after I visited Petra. The visit by night, by candlelight is something I will never forget but the visit the next day somehow freaked me out... View Article


Energetics

September 29, 2010 10:30 pm Published by Comments Off on Energetics

ART EXHIBIT: ENERGETICS Todmorden Mills, 67 Pottery Rd, Toronto, M1A 1K3 Tel: 416.396.2819 Opening Reception: Oct 14-6.30-9 Wed-Fri 12-4.30, Sat-Sun 12-4 This collection of paintings represents a series of personal journeys I have made, wherein I explore the energy which exists between ourselves and every other element of creation. It... View Article


Florals and their Metaphysics

March 24, 2010 10:32 pm Published by Comments Off on Florals and their Metaphysics

I am having an art exhibit on April 7-11 at McKay Art Centre, 197 Main Street, Unionville 10-5, Sunday 12-5 905.477.9511 | http://www.varleygallery.ca Come and see me there. Calla Lilies enhance self-worth, help increase the connection to the earth and to creativity. They help bring acceptance and clarity around sexual... View Article


Florence and the Biennale

January 12, 2010 10:32 pm Published by Comments Off on Florence and the Biennale

The Florence Biennale was a wonderful experience allowing me to meet and interact with 600 artists from around the world. The quality and diversity of the work was astounding as were all the personalities that went with it. Given that I am focusing on energy fields and gemstones in my... View Article


Paintings going to the Florence Biennale Dec 5-13, Florence, Italy

October 26, 2009 10:33 pm Published by Comments Off on Paintings going to the Florence Biennale Dec 5-13, Florence, Italy

I am exhibiting two of my “Chakra Series” of paintings at the Florence Biennale art fair, Florence Italy, Dec 5-13, 2009. Look for me there. YELLOW SOLAR PLEXUS CHAKRA oil on canvas with carnelian, yellow citrine, clear quartz 48 x 36”/122 x 91cm The third or solar plexus chakra is... View Article


New Paintings From Morocco

April 29, 2009 10:34 pm Published by Comments Off on New Paintings From Morocco

As usual, after a trip, I try to push the output of paintings before I have fully processed the experience. I find this to be particularly true for abstract work. In other words, there is still only a little to show from my desert trip. Here is my friend Mimoune,... View Article


Fun in the Dunes

April 3, 2009 10:34 pm Published by Comments Off on Fun in the Dunes

This beautiful dune was too much to resist! I wanted to have a few trips of racing down and struggling up ….just for the fun of it. One of the Berber camel herders travelling with us, Said, thought that we could only be joking. He clearly had never done anything... View Article


Crystal Hunting in the Desert

March 12, 2009 10:35 pm Published by Comments Off on Crystal Hunting in the Desert

I have just returned from the northern Sahara where I was on a camel trek with the Berber people. We were in an area rich in fossils and could easily find crystals at our feet. I found quartz, amethyst and vanadinite. I was very pleased with the vanadinite because it... View Article