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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

Landscapes 2020 - Federation of Canadian Artists juried exhibition

Federation Gallery - June 15th - July 1st 

 

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
Peace - $1550
Peace - $1550 24" x 20" oil on canvas. Candid moment on Britannia Beach
Turbulent Shores - $1550
Turbulent Shores - $1550 24" x 18" oil on canvas. A grey stormy morning on the rocky shores of the Pacific in Tofino
Into the Storm
Into the Storm 16" x 20" oil on canvas $1250
Morning Splendor - $1550
Morning Splendor - $1550 33" x 10" oil on canvas. Taking in the spectacular shoreline vista during a break in the weather.
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
Tofino Time - $1250
Tofino Time - $1250 16" x 20" oil on canvas
Twisted Tree - $1550
Twisted Tree - $1550 24” x 18” oil on canvas. An example of the gnarly twisted trees along the rocky shoreline of Tofino
Sunset on the Banks - $1250
Sunset on the Banks - $1250 16" x 20" oil on canvas I was drawn to the magnificent array of colour reflected on the water
Natures Frame - $1250
Natures Frame - $1250 16" x 20" oil on canvas- Trees framing the dramatic rocky ocean scene
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.
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 - 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.
summer berries - sold
summer berries - sold 8" x 8" oil on canvas.
East Beach - 1959 - Sold
East Beach - 1959 - Sold 10" x 10" oil on canvas
East Beach - 2019 - Sold
East Beach - 2019 - Sold 10" x 10" oil on canvas
first snow - $1850
first snow - $1850 30" x 24" oil on canvas - I tried to capture that quiet solitude that the first snow brings
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.
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
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.
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.
Wild Berries - sold
Wild Berries - sold 8" x 8" - oil on canvas
misty waters - $960
misty waters - $960 24" x 18" - oil on canvas
Anna - sold
Anna - 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.
Linden - sold
Linden - sold 8" x 8" Oil on cradled wood
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
Alex on Marge - sold
Alex on Marge - sold 24" x 36" - oil on canvas commission
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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