Author Archives: sharonkallis

About sharonkallis

artist in Vancouver BC, working in the garden with green waste and invasive plant species- rethinking how traditional hand technologies can be paired with unwanted materials for community made contemporary art installations that encourage environmental awareness.

August holidays- but Maker Nights back for September!

August brings an end to the spring and summer maker series for holiday time, but no fear! Joy and Karen will be hosting Maker Nights in September on Mondays  starting after Labour Day weekend. September 14, 21 and 28 6-8.30pm … Continue reading

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Sunday Garden Work Party

July 12, 9-11am Keeping it early in the day before the heat gets too intense; come assist in  an early summer harvest of various weaving fibres and help with general weeding. Bring a sun hat! Learn the  basics  about how … Continue reading

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Social Maker Nights continue into July

We have had a great turn out for our June Tuesday nights- carvers  working on our cedar bench have made great progress, and much weaving and spinning has been taking place. Thanks to the folks who have helped harvest flowers … Continue reading

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June 14th event!

Please join us to celebrate the season and all the hard work  that has been happening on site!

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June 6 Invitation

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Spinning and Talking at Trillium N: grades 6 & 7

Our last day with Ms. Persoon’s class was   a hot early summer day at the end of May. Work and social circles included seed sorting Marigolds for dye versus planting and  spinning wool while a dye pot stewed…The  rake straw … Continue reading

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pollinator house video

A beautiful new video by Martin Borden  documenting our Pollinator House project with Environmental Youth Alliance and Lord Strathcona Elementary School.

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Community Makers’ Social Nights

  Evenings in the park for June and July- join us! Community Makers’ Social Nights  Tuesday Nights 6-9 pm May 26- June 30  Monday Nights 6-9 pm July 6-27 Bring your picnic dinner down to the park with any projects … Continue reading

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Weaving and Dancing About to Begin

Originally posted on urbanclothproject: Terroir:
A diverse and balanced crew is coming together for our spring activities with shoe weaving and dancing at Trillium North Park.  As we begin to weave shoes from local materials, I anticipate the continuation of a…

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like heritage days at an ‘old timey village’…

The last few weeks has found us working with both a class group of grade 6/7’s and an after school group. Doing various activities in the park or classroom such as rope making, splitting  cedar for   shakes, carding wool and … Continue reading

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