December 17, 2018

In August of 2018, I had the pleasure of participating in an artist residency in Brescia, Italy, at a place called Palazzo Monti. 

I spent 18 days in a 13th century palazzo filled with beautiful frescoes, and had the opportunity to connect with a wonderful group of arti...

May 8, 2018

I had the pleasure of exhibiting my work at The Other Art Fair in Brooklyn this May. Here are some highlights - and I'm happy to say a few of my paintings have found new homes in New York!

 This was my second time at TOAF; I was also an exhibitor in November 2017....

October 26, 2017

 Thrilled to have been published in the Anniversary issue of Art Maze Magazine.

May 11, 2017

Now that I am working out of a home studio, I have begun painting on large, unstretched canvas, and it's exhilirating. Using my whole arm and body to create brushstrokes makes the act of painting so much more physical.

I bought several rolls of 6 ft x 6 ft unprimed canv...

March 1, 2017

Toward the end of 2016, I painted over an old canvas with gesso. There were still marks left behind from the underpainting, and I followed them along, to see where they would lead. After applying some layers of acrylic and finding the right balance, I used conte to out...

December 16, 2016

"You may think I'm small, but I have a universe in my mind."

-Yoko Ono

Putting together a selection of some of my smaller art works, as well as works on paper.

(Shown above: City in Fog series, acrylic on board, each 12" x 12") 

(Shown above: Broken Glass With Juice series...

October 12, 2016

Some of the art that most appeals to me lately is abstract figurative art, where there is a semblance (or at times an actual likeness) of a person or figure, but taken to an extreme. It leads you down different and unexpected paths. I enjoy the play between shapes link...

June 24, 2016

Making marks intuitively, automatically, freely. So much fun.

In this last set, I went back to my blue and grey palette.

I love the feel of making these surface lines, painting over them, then going back to redefine or blur them. The brush strokes leave distinct marks a...

June 15, 2016

I will be exhibiting two new paintings in a group show at the studio collective where I paint.

The show runs June 16 - 19, at Project:Art, 230 Queen Street West, in Toronto. Opening reception is Thursday, June 16, from 6:00 - 9:00 pm.

One of the paintings that will be in...

June 12, 2016

Building up to and passing the halfway point of the 100 Day Project. What an exhilirating learning experience it's been! Producing work every single day has sparked my creativity, and has opened me up to exploring different techniques and styles.

In this set (one of my...

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