Like a River Flows

Here’s the beginnings of Two Leaves, a piece I completed last month. It was a departure from my usual painting process. I collaged silkscreened paper pieces onto the canvas. There are two long narrow canvases here. I screwed the supports together. They can be taken apart, but I think that would be a nasty. They […]

A Time of Hard Edge

Joseph Kyle Joseph Kyle Radiance Diptych 96 x 72 in. 2003 The piece above by Joseph Kyle is hot with kinetic energy. His work can be found at Elan Fine Art. https://elanfineart.ca/ I discovered Joe Kyle when I spent a year studying at the Victoria College of Art. He had been the director long before […]

Music and Art

Studio work is often intense and highly focused. I listen to music when I’m working. I lose track of time. Hours pass. This tall diptych is still on the easel waiting for some mounting hardware. The work is partly inspired by weaving. The two pieces lying on the table in the foreground are pieces from […]

Beyond the Archive: Ground Zero Printmakers 1989 to 2019

CELEBRATING 30 YEARS OF WEST COAST PRINT CULTURE   February 29 – April 4, 2020 (Opening Reception, February 29, 3 – 5pm) Victoria Arts Council, 1800 Store Street  Victoria BC Canada Beyond The Archive exhibition at the Victoria Arts Council Gallery was conceived in celebration of the 30th anniversary of Ground Zero Printmakers Studio (GZPS). […]

Latitude 48: A print collaboration between Paris and Victoria

Ground Zero Printmakers and Atelier aux Lilas It was a privilege to be part of an international printmaking project throughout 2019;  a creative collaboration between Ground Zero Printmakers where I am a long time member, and Atelier aux Lilas, in Paris.  Ground Zero Printmakers undertook this exciting and complex project as part of a years […]

Unknown Limits at arc.hive Gallery

Unknown Limits, my solo show at arc.hive Gallery, opens Saturday June 7th from 7 to 9 pm.  You’re invited! June 7 to 23 Saturday and Sunday 12 to 5 pm Unknown Limits navigates issues related to our human desires to explore, map, and extract resources.  Print installation, paintings, and altered photographs engage diverse senses of place, from […]

Sewing Lessons: Solo show at Xchanges Gallery Victoria BC

SEWING LESSONS:  sculpture, painting, hybrid prints Opening Friday 3 May 2019 Artist talk Saturday 4 May 3 to 19 May 2019 Sat & Sun 12 – 5 pm Sewing Lessons fuses and old narrative to the new world through old and new technologies.  Materials and images contrast the natural and build environments. At the same […]

Sewing Lesson: Bob Prittie Library at Metrotown Burnaby

The Burnaby Art Gallery will be showing my print work at their satellite gallery, Bob Prittie Library Metrotown, 25 March to 27 May. I am delighted to have the opportunity to show these prints.  Most of them are, literally,  hot off the press. Here are a few of the Sewing Lessons themed hybrid prints that […]

Season of Love – Robert Indiana

Tampa Museum of Art Tampa’s fine art museum, designed by architect Stanley Saitowitz, opened in 2010. It’s beautifully sited in Curtis Hixon Park, by River Walk, in the culture and entertainment district of Tampa. The exterior is impressive and understated, with interior gallery spaces that harmoniously showcase the work. Aphrodite Reimagined graces from above in the deep […]

Institute of Contemporary Art Miami

This is the cultural anchor for the Design District and is free of charge. The 37,000 sq. ft  building was designed by the Madrid based firm Aragurent Gallegos Arquitectos. ICA Director Ellen Salpeter states,  “Our mandate is to show the most innovative work being made today.” The elegant entrance sits in striking contrast to the parking […]