Category Archives: Artworks

Ola Aldous – #HungryGhostsArtExhibition

I continue to be in awe of the generosity of the many artists who offered to read Hungry Ghosts and prepare an artwork inspired by it for an exhibition to be launched along with my latest book. One of these … Continue reading

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Charis J. Carmichael Braun – #HungryGhostsArtExhibition

Charis Carmichael Braun is another one of the absolutely wonderful American artists who have offered to read my newest book, Hungry Ghosts, and prepare an artwork based on it. I love her work (I have posted some of it up … Continue reading

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Sharon VanStarkenburg – Hungry Ghosts Art Exhibition

I adore Sharon VanStarkenburg’s paintings; she’s one of my absolute favourite artists. Not to mention one of my favourite people. I first met this talented artist when I contacted her last year to see if she would donate a piece to our … Continue reading

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Dorothy Cochran, NY Printmaker and the #HungryGhosts Art Exhibition!

Another brilliant piece of artwork inspired by my novel, Hungry Ghosts, arrived last night, this from a brilliant New York printmaker named Dorothy Cochran. She writes: “Emotions in Hungry Ghosts by Peggy Blair ricocheted at a feverish pace from Canada to … Continue reading

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Frank Van Boxtel and a Murder of Crows #HungryGhosts

If you check out the last post, you can see the work-in-progress of the piece called “Murder” (for a murder of crows) by local artist Frank Van Boxtel. Frank is preparing this piece as part of an art exhibition of work inspired by my newest … Continue reading

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Another Amazing Artwork for the Launch! #HungryGhosts

Ottawa artist René Rivard was inspired by a scene in Hungry Ghosts where Detective Charlie Pike goes to pay respects to his father, who was buried on the Manomin Bay First Nation on a hill overlooking Manomin Bay. René calls it … Continue reading

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One of the artworks for the exhibition/book launch #HungryGhosts

Artist Lauren Amalia Redding has offered to do a few different sketches for the  art exhibition that will be accompanying my book launch of Hungry Ghosts on June 4th here in Ottawa. Here’s her sketch of Prima Verrier, Ramirez’s cold case. … Continue reading

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2014 Christmas card

And here’s what Colour by Design did with my artwork, transforming it into an actual Christmas card. They’re pretty wonderful: I dropped off the artwork yesterday for scanning and will have the cards and envelopes today. Nice!  

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