What’s Up in the Studio!

Spring is in the air, which means it is time to get back in gear at the studio with lots of exciting times on the horizon. I just started teaching my “Creative Sessions” with my art student Nola McPhail, in our new studio space at the Linnaea Education Center where we’ll be spending the nextContinue reading “What’s Up in the Studio!”

Weekly Photo Challenge – Scale

Harvest season is over and I can honestly say this has been a great season! Our freezer is full and so are the shelves of our pantry. On a Scale of 1 to 10, I would rate this year’s yield an 8. We are two points shy of a 10 because not everything we plantedContinue reading “Weekly Photo Challenge – Scale”

BalducciArt Update!!!

After a taking a well-earned break, I am back at creating my neck and wrist art and building up my stock for this summer’s market season on Cortes Island, as well as for an upcoming music festival where I will be vending – announcement coming very soon. During my time off from knitting, I spentContinue reading “BalducciArt Update!!!”


I have become very fond of working in the medium of textile art as of late, and I plan on continuing to explore and create in this medium. I am loving the process of naturally dyeing cloth and wool, and then knitting with the fruits of my labour. I plan on spending the next fewContinue reading “BalducciArt”

30 years of ART and still going strong

It has just occurred to me that I have been a working artist for 30 years.I started at 15 years of age at Suki’s Hair Salon in Vancouver starting my training on the weekends and moving into full time at 16.I wanted to be a hair artist since I was 7.After my apprenticeship I hadContinue reading “30 years of ART and still going strong”