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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Four Triptychs Twelve Prints

Net Lace:  A Companion Edition I often use the triptych form in my paintings and prints.  I follow this traditional form I first saw in the cathedrals and art museums in Europe. Powerful and exquisite devotional triptych paintings and sculptures. The triptych format has beem used by artists since early Christian times in altar paintings […]

Passages

Living near active ports on Vancouver Island influenced this edition of prints. My studio is near the Graving Dock in historic Esquimalt Harbour. Esquimalt is home to the Pacific Fleet of the Canadian Navy. Point Hope Maritime shipyard is also nearby in the Victoria harbour. We have a commercial fishing fleet at Fishermans Wharf and […]

Sewing Lessons: A Print Installation

Overview Sewing Lessons is my recently completed print project that addresses fabrication, mass production, craft, and economics. Many of the garments we choose to wear are produced in large factories far from home.  The hands that work the cloth are unknown to us.  In a generation, this shift has had a profound impact on the […]