Getting Back To Work

In the dead of winter, I’m warm and cozy in my heated studio. I’ve rearranged some of the tables and the art wall, to produce a very useable space, which has different zones for different needs. Near the door, R’s motorcycle sleeps out the winter in a warm space. Next to it are the heavy punching bag, and the double-ended bag, for when I feel like a little boxing. The futon/couch is next to the dance mirror, which can be moved aside when R feels like a little dance practice. In the middle of it is the art wall, and easels, behind which is storage for blank canvases and bikes. Against the far wall is the toolbox and work table, for when something needs to be fixed.
All in all, a good space to work, and with the wifi repeater, I’ve got a strong Internet connection for streaming audio … Pandora radio, or SomaFM.
I’ve been working on a number of projects, including this new piece (sorry, it’s sold already):


Artists participating in Central Art Walk

For those interested in seeing what ZuckerLoft Studio will be offering in the up-coming art walk, here’s a list of talent:

Ryan Brooks

Ryan Brooks is a Toronto based artist who enjoys working in a variety of media including: Ink drawing, painting, photography, and sculpture. He gains great inspiration from viewing other artists’ work and believes that the energy created by a piece has a palpable effect on the viewer.
A portion of his portfolio can be viewed online at:

Elizabeth Backler, Massey Soap House

In 2008, Liz started Massey Soap House, creating bar soap as well as liquid hand soap, shower gel and other bath and body goodies. She is in the process of launching her website,


Phaelon has been a DJ for the past 8 years and a producer for the past 3. He is active in the UW DJ club and a former resident at the Rude Native Bistro in Waterloo and at the K/W Art Gallery in Kitchener.
He can be reached for bookings at, and his website is

Stayce Webber

Stayce is an excellent pen & ink, and watercolour painter whose subject matter runs toward the tribal. Many of her works depict dancers festooned with jewellery.

Blond Heretic Silk Veils

Rebecca will be showing off a display of hand-dyed silk veils. This late addition to the Studio’s lineup is a welcome one. Her website is, and her veils are available for purchase online.
And there’s me, of course.