professional activities and publications

Professional Activities


2016 and currently  Board member of the Comox Valley Art Gallery
2016 and currently Board member of the Friends of Strathcona Park
2007-2012    Board member of the Islands Institute of Interdisciplinary Studies.

2005-7 Filming social justice and environmental events for CRTV [independent TV, Campbell River, BC]

2002-4   Movement and Dance workshops with Helen Walkley, Peter Bingham and Lynn Snelling

1999    Video In, Video Production and Post Production, Vancouver, BC, participant

1996      Women’s Caucus for Art National Conference, Boston, Mass., member/participant

1977-81 North Island College, Campbell River, BC, ceramics instructor

1973-6 Halalt Childrens’ Pottery and Sculpture Workshop, Westholme, BC, director

1968-9 Philadelphia College of Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, teaching assistant

1965    Marguerite Wildenhain Workshop, Guerneville, California, participant 

1965    San Francisco Art Institute, student
Book Projects
2002   sing as you go by Helen Ferguson Poisson, the story of Amy Ferguson and the Nelson Boys’ Choir. Designer, editor and publisher. 
1971    the sand catalogue, contributing editor




1997  MATTOID 52/53: a journal of literary and cultural studies, Crossing Cultures issuePhotographs of Fears of the Future, Dreams of the Past installation. Edited by Jonathan Hart. Published by Deakin University, Geelong, Victoria, Australia

1989   carmanah, visions of an ancient rain forest       Photo documentaion of invitational sculpture accompanied by an artist statement and biographical text. Published by Western Canada Wilderness Committee, Vancouver, BC 

1988    GALLERIE Women’s Art Quarterly. Photo documentation of sculpture and process, with autobiographical essay. Editor Kaffyn Kelley. Published by Gallerie Publications, North Vancouver, BC

1971   ARTSCANADA, west coast artists: life styles issue, “Our Beautiful West Coast Thing, Photo documentation of sculpture at Long Beach, Gary Lee-Nova.

1971    THE SAND CATALOGUE, an anthology of contemporary art from Ucluelet to Tofino on the west coast of Vancouver Island, contributing editor. Publisher Vicky Husband



1996    “Powerful Images Carved in Wood.” Robert Amos, Times-Colonist, Victoria, BC

1995    “Here’s Looking At What We Think of As Art.” Robert Amos, Times-Colonist

1991    “14 Holzbilderhauer Zeigen Ihre Sicht Von Der Schweiz.” Oberlandisches Volksblatt, Brienz, Switzerland

1991    “Powerful Mixing of Sculpted Message. Paula Wild, Comox District Free Press, Courtenay, BC

1984    Sculpture Top-Drawer.” Paula Wild, Comox District Free Press, Courtenay, BC

1984    Finding Definitions of Erotica. Paula Wild, Comox District Free Press 

1984    “Beyond Trees and Ducks. Monday Magazine. Victoria, BC

1979    Through Coastal Eyes. Monday Magazine. Victoria, BC

1979    “Ceramic Sculptor Back ‘By The Sea’ .” Lon Wood, Victoria Times-Colonist Victoria, BC