The Art of Noticing: Travel Sketchbook #1

Art allows us to notice what we have seen & the act of sketching allows us spend focused time noticing the world around us. One of my favorite books “Art of Travel” by Alain de Botton elaborates on the things we miss by rushing through our travel...

Open Studio in December

Come visit me between Nov 26 – Dec 19 at my open Studio Saturdays and Sundays from 12-5pm. Many of my small originals on paper are framed and available for sale.     I’ve taken over Carol McQuaid’s East Vancouver Art Studio for the next...

Voyages Oct 13 – Jan 14, 2017

My paintings of Italy are currently on display at a group show at Il Museo at the Italian Cultural Centre of Vancouver. I have 14 original artworks of  cityscapes and landscapes inspired from my travels and art residency in Italy. The show is a group show with myself,...

Opening Night at the “Success!” Show

Last night was opening night of the Federation of Canadian Artists show “Success!”.  The show includes all artists who have achieved Associate (AFCA) Status, and Signature (SFCA) Status with the Federation of Canadian Artists for 2016. It was great to...

New Painting: Black Tusk

I just finished this painting of Black Tusk in British Columbia Canada. This is one of the peaks visible from the top of Whistler mountain. This view is closer up. I used a photo I took on a summer camping trip a couple years ago to the peak. Vancouver is an amazing...

Week 4: Morning paintings continues

Has it been 4 weeks gone already in my self-imposed project? Here are my morning paintings for this week. All are of images of Vancouver (except for one). Speaking of time flying, has it really been a year since I left for my first art residency in Sicily? The outlier...

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