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 […]

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.  […]

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 […]

The Simple Beauty of Botanical Prints

A Studio Tradition Every autumn I collect leaves from the garden and on my daily rambles.  I make botanical prints from my collection, memorializing the fleeting beauty of our west coast autumn. I print directly from the leaves.  It’s simple, direct, and different from my other printmaking. It requires no press.  A brayer, water soluble […]

Meta Incognita

Meta Incognita – Unknown Limits My recent print installation was part of the Ground Zero Printmakers annual group show at Fifty Fifty Arts Collective Gallery in Victoria, Canada, Feb/Mar 2017. Its a 5′ x 2′ soft ground etched copper plate, with a 5′ etched print on a 5′ aluminum shelf. The copper etched plate is […]