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 […]

Ground Zero Open House

Behold!  An invitation to visit Ground Zero Printmaking studio for our annual holiday sale. I’ve been a member for the past 15 years, and always enjoy showing a selection of my prints, along with other members, in celebration of the holiday season. Our Open House provides guests with an opportunity to meet local print makers […]

Smile

Inspired by Textile This recent painting reflects my love of textile. I’m inspired by traditional fabric and have developed an unusual collection during my travels. The theme of my big studio project, Sewing Lessons, is the metaphoric thread that leads through my recent works on canvas.  It’s only recently that I’ve noticed and acknowledged this strong connection.  […]

Integrate Arts Festival Victoria

Happening Soon! Visit Ground Zero Printmakers in their unique printmaking studio on historic Fisgard Street in China town as part of the festival.  Check out the many other venues at Integrate Arts by going to: integratearts.ca It’s a great opportunity to visit a working printmaking studio, meet the artists, and buy original art at very […]

Hybrid Printmaking

Beginnings:  CNC Engraving These latest small hybrid prints are part of Sewing Lessons, a large printmaking installation project I will exhibit at X Changes Gallery here in Victoria , May 2019. The project has taken on a larger than life scope over the past 3 years, and led me into the exciting world of hybrid […]

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 […]

Miami Design District

Midtown Miami has four distinct neighborhoods.  Two of these are very different creative destinations:  Wynwood and the Design District. We headed to the Miami Design District, en route to the Institute of Contemporary Art.  It was a surprise.  We had intended to stroll through the district en route to Big Art.  We ended up spending the […]

Atlantic Tide Line

New Smyrna Beach Florida This mornings tide line walk was a treat. There was a big storm our first night and the king tide made for an interesting trek along the beach in the early morning light. New Smyrna Beach seems to go on forever.  It’s just under 20 km. Hard packed sand makes it […]

Black & White

The winter solstice reminds me of the beauty and striking simplicity of black and white. Not that there’s much snow here.  Our west coast winter is green and moist. However!  In a few days I’m flying into the Okanagan Valley.  We’ll drop down above hills and valleys, farms and ranches, orchards, vineyards, and the vast frozen […]

Big and Small

Exploring Scale in Painting Here’s a series of acrylic paintings on canvas where I work with scale and proportion. I like playing around with big space in a small area. These are abstracted landscape, rich in texture and colour. Size:  Small – the largest is 10″ x 12″. Proportion:   The compositions in these pieces have […]