Ties That Bind: Exhibition Update

Hello! It’s been a while since I’ve blogged. I’ve been busy with a number of collaborative projects as well as a group show in June. Will tell all soon! In the meantime, as promised, here are some photos of my exhibition “Ties That Bind: Collage & Fibre Art” with fibre artist Krystyna Sadej.

Our opening […]

Happy 2015 & Catching Up with CYW Events

Top left to right: Sharon's famous butter tart squares; Wendy's sister Nancy; Sharon Michaelson; Michelle Casey; Visitors to the Studio and Wendy Southin, November 2014

Hello! Happy New Year!!! I hope you all survived the holidays and are all doing well. My New Year’s resolution is to simply catch up with you all and […]

Interview with Wendy Southin: Living the Creative Life, Part II

Wendy Southin in her beautiful country garden… after I snapped this photo, as if on cue, a dragonfly came and rested on her hand… it was like something right out of fairy tale!

At last, the highly anticipated second half of Wendy Southin of Dragonfly Dreamers interview…

MC: Wendy, images from nature abound […]

Interview with Wendy Southin: Living the Creative Life, Part I

Don’t let Wendy Southin's innocent little girl air fool you… she’s always raring and eager to set her sights on the most challenging creative projects… her big studio reno being a recent one.

Wendy Southin lives in Richmond, Ontario, Canada. She makes jewellery, books and altered art. We’ve been good friends for a few […]

Reflections from Over the Rainbow…

Glinda the Good Witch of the South and Dorothy on the yellow brick road to the magical land of Oz…

Okay, more interview aftermath to discuss with you my dear readers. Some of you may be asking… if you watched or heard the radio excerpt of my interview … why the tears? I have […]

Making Resin Jewellery with Wendy Southin

Michelle Casey, Mixed Media Copper Jewellery: Necklace made of: resin, magazine papers, beads, charm, December 2012

This Saturday I had a wonderful time at a resin jewellery making workshop hosted by my friend Wendy Southin of Dragonfly Dreamers. And, to think I was so busy this week, I almost cancelled the trip out to […]

Studio Update & Paris-Inspired ATCs

Michelle Casey, ATC inspired by Paris Vogue (2011), Collage, 7.5 x 3.5 inches, September 2012

As my studio and home renovations progress, our place is quickly becoming a maze to navigate in! Besides re-organizing my studio and relocating my office to the second floor of our home, we’re also re-arranging things in our bedroom, […]

September 2012 Bits & Bytes

Why not take a Collage Workshop?!

If you’re thinking of acquiring or improving your fine art skills, why not take a collage class with me! I just posted my fall workshops line up. This season I’m continuing to offer two popular classes: the vision board and daily ephemera journaling workshops which are great for beginner […]

Embossing the Day Away with Wendy Southin

Arranging different textures together with metal embossing is so much like collaging. One can arrange and affix them onto a canvas or a small wooden frame with heavy double-sided tape.

Recently when my good friend artist Wendy Southin asked me to assist her with a metal embossing workshop for teens, I jumped at the […]

Atrium Gallery Opening: Pieces of Me III, November 8, 2011

Left to right: Gala Girls: Michelle Casey, Wendy Southin, Sheila Cain-Sample, Maggie Jordan, Olive Jones and Maya Hum.

The following are some images from my “Opening Gala” which took place on November 8, 2011 in the Atrium Gallery at Ben Franklin Place (Ottawa, Ontario). A big thanks to my friend and photographer […]