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PORTRAITS OF OLDER WOMEN, Mahon Hall, Salt Spring Island, April 13-23, 2017

Portraits of Older Women

Susan Benson’s beautiful portraits of old women, located in the main hall, explore the ways in which experience is engraved on our bodies. Benson’s attention is focused on the face, on the way the skin folds and gathers around eyes, cheeks and mouth, its sagging contours.

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Distant Glimpses Opening Night, Duthie Gallery, Saturday, April 1, 2017

Duthie Opening, Susan Benson & husband Michael Whitfield

A few photos of the people who came out to the Duthie Gallery on Opening Night.  

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SALT SPRING ARTS COUNCIL, Noon Hour Artist Talk, April 17, Mahon Hall

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Review of EXHIBIT AT DUTHIE (from the Gulf Island Driftwood)

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Click here or on the image to see the complete review from The Gulf Island Driftwood By Pat Burkette on April 5, 2017  

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Reminder: DUTHIE GALLERY, SALT SPRING ISLAND, MY LATEST LANDSCAPES, April 1 – May 7

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A quick reminder: My Landscapes exhibition opens at the Duthie Gallery, Saturday, April 1, 2017, 5–7 pm, and will run until May 7. Love to see you there! Also at the opening on Saturday a preview of the portraits for

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DUTHIE GALLERY, SALT SPRING ISLAND, MY LATEST LANDSCAPES, April 1 – May 7

Duthie Gallery, SSI, April 1- an exhbition of my latest landscapes.

You are invited to an exhibition at the Duthie Gallery for an exhibition of my latest landscapes. Opening: April 1, 2017,  5 – 7 pm

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NEW SITE DESIGN & STAGE DESIGN REVISITED

TAMING OF THE SHREW, 1992

If you have been visiting my site recently, you will have noticed not only a change in the look of my website, but an expansion of images relating to stage design, and a whole new page giving a history of

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SALT SPRING ISLAND, PORTRAIT PROJECT, February/March 2018

This image represents part of my project to paint the portraits of over 150 people who live on Salt Spring Island.  My exhibition will be shown at the Salt Spring Art Council’s gallery in Mahon Hall in February/March 2018.  My

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New Landscapes, West Coast SSI

Coastline 3 2016.22.5x30

I have started on a new series of landscapes based on our journeys to the west coast and the island scenery. We look at the world around us through windscreens, through panoramas – slices of life. The white paper becomes

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Banff Centre Paul Fleck Fellowship

Banff Centre

I have received a Banff Centre Paul Fleck Fellowship for the summer of 2016.

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