Category Archives: Art

ArtSmart: Celebrated Endings & Artful Libations

ArtSmart: Celebrated Endings & Artful Libations

Endings, our topic in question for this month’s ArtSmart. As we enter December we at ArtSmart begin to celebrate the end of 2015. At the same rate, I celebrate the end of NaNoWriMo, the reason why this blog has been dormant for the past couple of months. But I proudly come to you after writing over 50,000… Continue Reading

ArtSmart: Vancouver’s New Art Gallery

ArtSmart: Vancouver’s New Art Gallery

My family history and connection to the Vancouver Art Gallery can be traced back to the 1930s when my great uncle Jack Borradaile delivered two J.M.W. Turner paintings by bus and foot. He delivered them, wrapped in nothing but brown paper, to the original art deco building first built in 1931. This was the original… Continue Reading

ArtSmart: Art As Seen From the Water

ArtSmart: Art As Seen From the Water

ArtSmart has returned this month with the theme of Water. If you’re unfamiliar, ArtSmart is a roundtable of 8 bloggers from around the world writing about our two converging passions, art and travel. You can find my colleague’s posts at the bottom of this page for more artistic inspiration. Water, the basis of life and… Continue Reading

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Hi! I'm Murissa and I live in the Okanagan Wine Valley of British Columbia, Canada. I enjoy traveling around the world for food and local spirits. I consider myself a Champagne enthusiast and enjoy sharing my conquests on this website since 2011. Follow along as I explore my home wine valley and dabble in the occasional globetrotting. Soon to be raising a foodie of my own come July 2018!


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