Digital Works
Don Graves by Patricia Gallinger-Giao “The greatest wastes are unused talents and untried ideas.” Author unknown
There’s a light and energy in Don’s studio as he shows me his latest work. It’s colourful chaos, a kaleidoscope of paint tubes, palette knives, brushes, paint splotched counters and dozens of canvases at various stages of completion— deep blues, subtle browns, verdant greens, muted skillfully as the hues play across the panels. We talk a bit about mediums and technique. He’s gearing up to take some of his work to the Distillery District Art Show in Toronto. He’s a landscape man, that’s clear and I’m curious about how a music conductor comes to paint and why, so we sit down and he begins to tell me…
MUSIC IN THE BRUSH Memoir, an excerpt
A Different Kind of Gardener On the life of Gary Wayne Peters, 48 | A Slice of Life
The Light of Surgery

On the life of Dr. Mahmood Mazhar,

57 | A Slice of Life

Other Memoirs by P. Gallinger-Giao

I Keep the Phone Book in the Oven On the life of Eunice Porritt, 26 | A Slice of Life

City Voices and A Slice of Life

Collections of short stories, memoirs, poetry, photography, and artwork, based on artists and writers of Halton, Ontario. They speak of overcoming hardships, refusing to give up, finding romance, realizing dreams and creative expression, at any age.

Produced by Nikki Rottenberg, all proceeds from the sale of

these books will go to:

Committee to push for policies that will improve the lives

of residents living in Ontario long term care facilities.

Author and producer: Nikki Rottenberg

Author: Patricia Gallinger-Giao

Author: Nada Abouelnaga

Contributors: Sarah and Shelley Rottenberg

Patricia Gallinger-Giao Training Instructor, Writer & Digital Designer

Patricia Gallinger-Giao is a freelance editor

for book projects, focusing on the life and

struggles of seniors in our community.

Much of her career was spent in marketing

and communications, for the financial

services sector.

Her formal education was with Sheridan

College as a book illustrator. She also holds

certifications in both web design and

corporate communications.

Editorial works to date:

Voices of the City, funded by the City of

Burlington

Stay Healthy, Stay Strong, funded by the

Province of Ontario

Contributing writer:

A Slice of Life

City Voices

BLOGS FOR BOARDROOMMETRICS

A Different Kind of Gardener On the life of Gary Wayne Peters 48 | A Slice of Life

Poetry by P. Gallinger-Giao

Ode to Rose Velvet On the ceaseless crawl of COVID days 113 | City Voices
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Don Graves by Patricia Gallinger-Giao “The greatest wastes are unused talents and untried ideas.” Author unknown
There’s a light and energy in Don’s studio as he shows me his latest work. It’s colourful chaos, a kaleidoscope of paint tubes, palette knives, brushes, paint splotched counters and dozens of canvases at various stages of completion— deep blues, subtle browns, verdant greens, muted skillfully as the hues play across the panels. We talk a bit about mediums and technique. He’s gearing up to take some of his work to the Distillery District Art Show in Toronto. He’s a landscape man, that’s clear and I’m curious about how a music conductor comes to paint and why, so we sit down and he begins to tell me…
MUSIC IN THE BRUSH Memoir, an excerpt
A Different Kind of Gardener, memoir on the life of Gary Wayne Peters, 48 | A Slice of Life
The Light of Surgery, memoir

on the life of Dr. Mahmood Mazhar,

57 | A Slice of Life

Other Stories by P. Gallinger-Giao

I Keep the Phone Book in the Oven, memoir on the life of Eunice Porritt, 26 | A Slice of Life
Patricia Gallinger-Giao Training Instructor, Writer & Digital Designer

Patricia Gallinger-Giao is a freelance editor for book

projects, focusing on the life and struggles of seniors

in our community.

Much of her career was spent in marketing and

communications, for the financial services sector.

Her formal education was with Sheridan College as a

book illustrator. She also holds certifications in both

web design and corporate communications.

Editorial works to date:

Voices of the City, funded by the City of Burlington

Stay Healthy, Stay Strong, funded by the Province of

Ontario

Contributing writer:

A Slice of Life

City Voices

Ode to Rose Velvet, poem

Poem, on the ceaseless crawl of COVID days

113 | City Voices
Copyright © 2022 Patricia Gallinger-Giao
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City Voices and A Slice of Life

Collections of short stories, memoirs, poetry, photography, and artwork, based on artists and writers of Halton, Ontario. They speak of overcoming hardships, refusing to give up, finding romance, realizing dreams and creative expression, at any age.

Produced by Nikki Rottenberg, all proceeds from the

sale of these books will go to:

Committee to push for policies that will improve the

lives

of residents living in Ontario long term care facilities.

Author and producer: Nikki Rottenberg

Author: Patricia Gallinger-Giao

Author: Nada Abouelnaga

Contributors: Sarah and Shelley Rottenberg