March 26, 2019

I decided to add my Illustrator-designed signature to my emails, but found out that in order to do that, I had to have it previously published online. Arrgh! What started out as a few minutes well-spent has already become an hour or two... but it was time overdue, wher...

July 31, 2017

Now that the show at Havana is almost over, it's time to add the new pieces to the website. Look under Travels, and there they'll be!

The opening was a fun party, with 22 friends and family gathered in the intimate space of the Havana Restaurant/Gallery. Music was provi...

July 5, 2017

Planning my show opening

at the Havana Restaurant Gallery - Here is the invitation:

June 10, 2017

The yearly Oil and Water event at Gallery 1710 on June 1st was a walloping success, with crowds of celebrators of the visual arts, great food and wine, and of course, walls full of wonderful art. My painting, Ferry Landing, won an Honourable Mention and later went to a...

June 2, 2017

The next step was to paint the sky, with warmth and drama. I made a good start at the demo at Leigh Square, and finished it in my studio.

June 2, 2017

Invitation to my show at the Havana Gallery

May 24, 2017

I'm so excited about sharing progress on a new painting at the Leigh Square Arts Village in downtown Port Coquitlam tonight! The painting is one I have wanted to start for a long time, and represents a story told by my grandfather, of a voyage he made in 1910 aboard "t...

May 2, 2017

A delightful recent happening was being given an exhibition opportunity at the Havana Gallery, in the restaurant on Commercial Street. Coming just after a trip to Cuba, what could be more perfect! Of course the show has to be primarily about Havana, inspiring as that c...

April 13, 2017

I photo'ed the orchid painting in progress. Started with a metallic finish, then drew on it with charcoal. It resisted paint a little, which added to the effect of ageing and depth, so I was quite pleased but also worried that it would wear off. A layer of varnish help...

April 10, 2017

We recently hung my orchid painting for the Maan family (30 x 24 x 1.5", acrylic on canvas) on one wall of their elegant main floor powder room. A feature of the upper walls there is the oriel shape (not a medieval window of course) which I faux-finished with textured...

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