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A Tad Overwhelmed

To my amazing friends and supporters! I hope this post finds you well and thriving.

Many of you are aware that I am transitioning away from running Artfest and embarking on a new project: The Artist's House, a destination for creative pursuits in Nottawa.

The journey ahead is both exhilarating and a bit daunting (under statement) as I work to bring this dream to life. There's something magical about creating a space dedicated to fostering creativity, and I couldn't be more thrilled about what's to come. I am still strongly drawn to providing opportunities for others to grow their creative muscles and celebrate the arts.

But, let's be real—I'm feeling a tad overwhelmed with all the preparations needed to make this dream a reality. I have always relied on the support of my community to achieve all that I have done. That's where you come in….

I would love for you to join me on this incredible journey. Your support, ideas, advice, and guidance mean the world to me, and I believe that together we can make The Artist's House a true haven for creative minds to expand and prosper.

Have you ever embarked on a similar adventure? Do you have any pearls of wisdom or insights to share? I'm all ears! Let's make this journey filled with collaboration, inspiration, and boundless creativity by building a fantastic line up of workshops, creative gatherings and more. I will keep you posted every step of the way. 

Drop your thoughts, suggestions, or even just an hello below if you're excited to be a part of The Artist's House adventure with me! And, don't forget to hit that follow and like button on my new social channels to stay updated on the behind-the-scenes magic as we prepare to launch! Our website is under construction here.

Cheers to new beginnings and the boundless possibilities that lie ahead! Let the creative journey begin! Thanks so much for being part of my art endeavours.

Thank you to Ayrlie MacEachern from Imaginarium and Sabrina Parrish for running our children's art programming; Kate Russel, facilitator of our monthly Poetry Parties; Shelley Hannah for launching the Writing as Medicine series; Erica Angus and Theatre Collingwood for presenting a Porchside Festival event here; Patrick Keating, Hotpants and a slew of musicians for their live music concerts; and all of the artists and workshop leaders that have already stepped up to be part of The Artists House. What about you?

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