Welcome!

Thank you for your interest in my passion. I hope that my work will draw you into my space and give you a glimpse of how I see the world.  

Upcoming Events

The Vancouver Salon - Federation of Canadian Artists juried exhibition - August 5th -18th

Peninsula Art Tour  - September 28th and 29th

Portrait of a Landscape - sold
Portrait of a Landscape - sold 16" x 20" oil on canvas. The beauty of this scene lends itself more to vertical (portrait) orientation over a horizontal (landscape) orientation
west coast walk - the white rock promenade - sold
west coast walk - the white rock promenade - sold 16" x 20" Oil on canvas. I was drawn to the perspective of all the parallels.
Canadian Reflection - sold
Canadian Reflection - sold 18" x 24" - oil on canvas This work captures the majesty of the Canadian landscape and the awe that is radiated by a group of youngsters who sit mesmerized by the splendour.
Alex on Marge - sold
Alex on Marge - sold 24" x 36" - oil on canvas commission
misty waters - $960
misty waters - $960 24" x 18" - oil on canvas
summer berries - sold
summer berries - sold 8" x 8" oil on canvas.
The Blue Sweater - $1280
The Blue Sweater - $1280 16" x 20" oil on canvas. The sweater in this scene begs fro the story to be told
Anna - sold
Anna - sold 8" x 8" Oil on cradled wood
Linden - sold
Linden - sold 8" x 8" Oil on cradled wood
riders on the storm - sold
riders on the storm - sold 48" x 24" - oil on canvas I was commissioned by Headbones gallery to do a piece for a multimedia exhibit with a biker theme.
fisherman - $3200
fisherman - $3200 16" x 20" - oil on canvas I found capturing the subtle nuances of light and reflection in this subject challenging but quite rewardng
west coast walk - first snow - $1850
west coast walk - first snow - $1850 30" x 24" oil on canvas - I tried to capture that quiet solitude that the first snow brings
white rock beach 50's - commission
white rock beach 50's - commission 10" x 10" - oil on canvas
a stone's throw at sunset - sold
a stone's throw at sunset - sold 3 pieces 10" x 10" - oil on canvas I was fascinated by the way the sunset played off of the water and the dramatic silhouette of the little boy picking up the stone and throwing it.
wild flowers I - $350
wild flowers I - $350 8" x 8" - oil on canvas
the quintessential bowl of fruit - an exersize in "cerealism" - sold
the quintessential bowl of fruit - an exersize in "cerealism" - sold 24" x 18" - oil on canvas My foray into surrealism. I donated this piece to a charity silent auction and ironically the winning bid was from an executive in the Kellogg Company.
penut-bobbitt sandwich - sold
penut-bobbitt sandwich - sold 30" x 24" - oil on canvas This was a part of a series where I was commissioned to do a couple of pieces (including the bowl of fruit) for a multi media exhibit on a theme revolving around food
west coast  walk - dogwood park - $2500
west coast walk - dogwood park - $2500 24" x 36" - oil on canvas I like the way the path in this composition pulls you into painting. you want to see whats around the corner
mosquito lake - $4800
mosquito lake - $4800 36" x 24" - oil on canvas What drew me to this was the contrast of light and shadow and all the hidden detail in those shadows.
bc ferry skies - $450
bc ferry skies - $450 20" x 16" oil on canvas.
Coquihalla smoke- sold
Coquihalla smoke- sold 30" x 10" oil on canvas. Inspired by the recent wildfires in BC, the striking sunlight through the smoky haze offset by the faint moon in the distance.
Luka - sold
Luka - sold !6" x 20" oil on canvas
BC fire poppies - sold
BC fire poppies - sold 8" x 8" oil on cradled wood. Sunlight shining through these BC flowers gives the illusion that they bloom into blazing colour as if on fire
west coast walk - campbell valley - $2500
west coast walk - campbell valley - $2500 24" x 36" - oil on canvas I'm always fascinated by light and shadow, particularly the dappling effect on the trail.
oreo and lulu - sold
oreo and lulu - sold 16" x 8" oil on cradled wood
eventide at spanish banks - sold
eventide at spanish banks - sold 36" x 18" oil on canvas. I was inspired to capture the setting sun shining through the foliage
nude on balcony
nude on balcony 24' x 36" - oil on canvas
muse in repose
muse in repose 24" x 18" - 10 minute charcoal study on paper
anticipation
anticipation 40" x 30" - oil on canvas capturing the excitement and anticipation of the second before the splash of icy cold water on your body on a hot summer afternoon
bright and sunny day
bright and sunny day 16"x 20" oil on canvas My first portrait in oil. I was 23 and I was hooked
nude on settee
nude on settee 30"x 24" - oil on canvas
pencil study
pencil study 24" x 18" - pencil on paper An exercise in pushing past the limitations of pencil while capturing the human form.
humming bird
humming bird pencil study
Song Sparrow
Song Sparrow 5" x 7" pencil on card stock
young family
young family 9" x 12" pencil on watercolor paper
Yvonne
Yvonne pencil study
bunny
bunny 5" x 7" pencil on card stock
group portrait
group portrait pencil study
pencil study 1
pencil study 1
pencil study 2
pencil study 2
pencil study 3
pencil study 3
pencil study 4
pencil study 4 I did this from an old photo of my father when he was a little boy
pencil study 5
pencil study 5
pencil study 6
pencil study 6
pencil study 7
pencil study 7 self portrait - early years
Keenleyside project
Keenleyside project rendering - water color on illustration board
Murphy Creek project
Murphy Creek project rendering - water color on illustraion board
Site C project
Site C project rendering - water color on illustration board
FMC hydrogen peroxide plant project
FMC hydrogen peroxide plant project rendering - water color on illustration board

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