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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Working with the Blues: Part 1

My passion for blue pigment has been part of my studio practice for decades. What follows in the next posts is my blue works time line.  Painting and drawings.  It covers the past 30 odd years.  I skip around a bit,  but you’ll get the picture.  Chronology doesn’t fit my studio practice. This piece was […]