April 4, 2019

My love of birch trees is pretty well known and they are one of my most well known popular painting series.  This commission was done for a specific space in a new condo and became one of the largest pieces I have done-- it ended up being a 4 x 6 piece that turned the...

April 3, 2019

Had a great time at my daughter's teaching practicum last week demonstrating my birch painting technique. The demo was for a group of kids in ages ranging from 5-12 with about 15 kids in total.  We talked about trees and how they communicate with each other (a true fac...

December 26, 2018

There may be tons of snow outside in the Laurentians but inside I have found the best lighting for painting/artwork -- in the laundry room of all places. The perfect winter studio for doing sculpture work.   The iconic Tom Thomson trees is part of Canadiania and I was...

November 1, 2018

I am pleased to now be on the roster along with a great group of talented Ontario artists exhibiting their work online with a Toronto company called Partial Gallery.  Partial's mission is to promote local artists and provide them with an online platform to offer their...

December 28, 2017

Celebrating 20 years, Gallery 1313 ended the year with a group show of 26 members.  To see a panorma overview just click Gallery 1313

"Sunset Into Night", an abstracted impression of a prairie sunset was part of the show.  

May 9, 2017

An exhibition not to be missed is "Huicholes - A People Walking Toward the Light" is currently on show for the summer.

 The art of the Huicholes, an indigenous group from western Mexico features dazzling yarn paintings made of wood, wax and yarn.  The brilliant deep hu...

November 3, 2016

It was one of those glorious Fall days in Eastern Canada where Mother Nature gives us a last lingering goodbye to sunshine and warmth until May (yes I said May).  Between the stunning Fall foliage left on the trees to the wet ones on the ground, all was good with the w...

August 16, 2016

I finally decided to pursue the idea of transforming some of my artwork into wearable art through a website called shopvida.com.  The vibrant colours from my Dreamscape series lend themselves naturally to fabric and I am supportive of the concept/mission statement that...

August 17, 2015

 

Last month I had the luck of discovering LÀtelier de L`ile, a wonderful artists cooperative that has been based in Val David, in the heart of the Laurentians for the past 40 years.
 

The artist-run centre supports and promotes not only printmaking but all contemporary...

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