Gwen Buchanan

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About me

Gender FEMALE
Industry Arts
Occupation Artist
Location Douglas, near Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada
Introduction Visual Artist/Jeweler/ Designer/Artisan... Co-Creator, with partner, John Ackerson, of our whimsical and unique handmade Silver and Copper DESIDERATUM Art Jewelry ... and architectural wanderings..... I live surrounded by Nature. It's where I ponder the ways of the world, make things, live simply, practice good old-fashioned common sense and appreciate Freedom. I try to involve myself in Artistic endeavors that hopefully and humbly will make the world more Beautiful. Thank you so much for visiting... Enjoy Your Life... Be Happy. All Designs and Art Work, Visual and Written are Copyright ©2017 Gwen Buchanan ... unless otherwise stated
Interests mostly everything, art, design, beauty, painting, philosophy, frugality, great ideas, medieval things, independent thinking, drawing, creating, salvaging, history, science, creative people, smart ideas, intuition, originality, being a hermit, solitude, introverts, seashores, fog, photography, architecture, green design, good conversation, honesty, calligraphy, typography, watercolor, linocut, printmaking, pen & ink, skulls, books, spinning, textiles, quilts, philosophy, archeology, crows, ravens, birds, dogs, ecology, green living, second hand, simple living, living simply, reuse, recycle, antiques, making something from nothing, kindness, gardens, making do, pragmatism, kindred spirits, happiness, peace, nature, old things, good food, playing piano, guitar, simplicity, Desideratum, art jewelry, NB
Favorite Music Most... Gotye, Kimbra, Tom Waits, Nine Inch Nails, Pearl Jam, johnny cash, leonard cohen, massive attack, adele, dylan, tragically hip, bach, chopin, vivaldi, Eminem, much, much more.
Favorite Books Mostly all, IF, by Rudyard Kipling, The Stonecarver, Islandia, Moby Dick, Bleak House, Charles Dickens, Clan of the Cave Bear, The Geography of Nowhere, The Art of War, Name of the Rose, Richard Dawkins, Christopher Hitchens, Oscar Wilde, art, Tao Te Ching, The Tao of Pooh, architecture, beautifully illustrated books of all kinds, lots of non-fiction, design, gardens, philosophy, The Raven, Edgar Allan Poe, history, fables, archeology, how-to, etc, give me Books on almost anything & I'll be happy, Love audiobooks too, LibriVox, Project Gutenburg. I haven't met a book I didn't like.