Breast Cancer Journal


© 2010, 48 pages 4¾ x 3½, edition of 50


The paintings and drawings colour-photocopied in Breast Cancer Journal were painted over a period of six years in a small sketchbook. There is very little text: the images represent real life occurances and images brought to mind during meditation.

Body Map


© 2009, 7 pages. (8½ x 8¼ x ½, edition of 50


A large image (opens to 40 inches) of the artist‘s body is superimposed with hand-printed text about her environmental life history. Background text relates her personal experience with more general info. Giclée-printed by Nick Dubecki.


Gypsy Moth


© 2007, 5 pages, 8 3/4 x 6 3/8 x 1½, edition of 10


Carol was accidentally aerially sprayed with a pesticide designed to kill Gypsy Moths. This Star Carrousel book describes her difficult recovery.




© 2008, 15 pages, 7 x 7 x 1 1/4, edition of 7


Images of the houses on the artist‘s block are sewn onto handmade paper in the form of a traditional quilt pattern named Happy House. The text deals with the artist‘s experience when her house was making her sick, and she had to move out.


Mind Over Matter


© 2010, 12 pages, 11 3/4 x 9 x 1 3/4, edition of 12.


Watercolours painted in the fall of 2007 reflect the artist‘s experience when her house was making her sick: the images portray a journey from despondency to a joyful wellness, as the artist tried to visualize herself better. Giclée-printed by Nick Dubecki on watercolour paper.


More Garbage


© 2010, 14 pages, 12 x 8 x 3, edition of 12


Pages made of garbage from the artist’s life (worn-out t-shirts and socks, studio left-overs) and the street (mitts and gloves revealed by the melting snow in the spring) are sewn on tapes (straps from worn-out knapsacks, electrical cords etc.) and bound in clementine box covers carry text about the effects of garbage on our lives.


No Safe Levels


© 2006, 1 page, 9 ⅞ x 6 ⅞ x 1, State II, edition of 3


Northern Ontario highways are lined with rock cuts, sometimes covered with graffiti. This pop-up rock cut morphs into the artist’s scarred body. Photocopied on acid-free paper.



© 2007, 6 pop-up spreads, 10 ½ x 7 ½ x 2, edition of 10


The text in this abstract pop-up book, from poet Diane Dawber’s book “Lifting the Bull: Overcoming Chronic Back Pain, Fibromyalgia and Environmental Illness”, describes four kinds of pain.


Toxic Kids


© 2009, 9 pages, 11 x 8 ½, edition of 50


This paper doll book contains photocopies of lovely hand-drawn doll clothes found at a flea market, with text about toxins in the environment that adversely affect children.


What’s For Lunch?


© 2011, 5 spreads, 8 x 7 x ½, open edition


A fun faux children‘s pop-up book about more (yes! more) toxins in our food. Colour photocopied from hand-painted and collaged illustrations, with a bouncy poem as text.