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 […]

Laughter and Art in the Time of COVID-19

Here’s my quote of the day:  ‘Art is never having to say you’re sorry.”  Laurie Mackie   I love the light hearted in such a heavy time.  I draw on my Samsung Note and post some of these quick sketches on my Instagram account @onehundredbirds.  You can also follow my studio practice and current work on Instagram […]

Working with the Blues: Part 2

Digging deeper into my blues archive finds this painting from my ‘Totem’ triptych. ‘Totem One’ 1999 24 x 36″ acrylic on canvas This is one of a triptych that pays homage to Jack Shadbolt. It’s apparent in this piece he’s a strong influence. I studied with painter Gordon Caruso at Langara College in Vancouver. He’d […]