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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 - Federation of Canadian Artists jureid exhibition June 11th - 24th

Location: Federation Gallery - 1241 Cartwright Street, Granville Island

O' Canada 2018 - Federation of Canadian Artists jureid exhibition June 25th - July 8th

Location: Federation Gallery - 1241 Cartwright Street, Granville Island

 

 

Portrait of a Landscape - $1280
Portrait of a Landscape - $1280 16" x 20" oil on canvas. The beauty of this scene lends itself more to vertical (portrait) orientation over a horizontal (landscape) orientation
Expo Benches - $960
Expo Benches - $960 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.
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.
a stone's throw at sunset
a stone's throw at sunset 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"
the quintessential bowl of fruit - an exersize in "cerealism" 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
eventide at spanish banks
eventide at spanish banks 36" x 18" oil on canvas. I was inspired to capture the setting sun shining through the foliage
west coast  walk II
west coast walk II 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
mosquito lake 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
bc ferry skies 20" x 16" oil on canvas.
coquihalla smoke
coquihalla smoke 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.
fisherman
fisherman 16" x 20" - oil on canvas I found capturing the subtle nuances of light and reflection in this subject challenging but quite rewardng
BC fire poppies
BC fire poppies 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 I
west coast walk I 24" x 36" - oil on canvas I'm always fascinated by light and shadow, particularly the dappling effect on the trail.
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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