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Riverbend sunset

Beyond the bend of the river the sun sets as the twilight slowly winds its way downstream. “Riverbend sunset” Carved acrylic on panel 2016 30 x 30in Larger image. This painting is available for purchase. Continue Reading

Lake Huron autumn sunset

Not long after the sun has gone down, the unsettled air above the green water catches the fading colours in the bands of clouds. “Lake Huron autumn sunset” Acrylic on panel 2016 30 x 30in Larger image. This painting is available for purchase. Continue Reading

Early Luther marsh light.

The clean white light before dawn illuminates the tannin-rich waters of the waking marsh. “Early Luther marsh light” Acrylic on panel 36 x 36 in 2012 This painting is available for purchase. Continue Reading

Lake after the rain

As the clouds clear in the long light as the sun sets, the air is filled with the smell of passing rain over a lake in northern Ontario. 36×36in acrylic on canvas 2010 The painting is available for purchase. Continue Reading

Trinity II

This is the second painting on the same subject matter as the original Trinity triptych. This time, it is a more diagrammatic representation of the atomic test landscape, incorporating concrete references to different time-frames, mechanics and effects of the detonation which are ... Continue Reading

Quarry, quiet and still.

The old Elora quarry is one of the region’s most loved swimming holes. In winter the sounds and water are stilled. “Quarry, quiet and still.” Acrylic on panel 36x36in 2013  Larger Image This painting is available for purchase. Continue Reading

This Artist Life II—The high cost of making art. ...

In the first installment of this series I touched on the broader financial reality of being an artist in Waterloo Region. As outlined for 2012, before expenses, my gross earnings on art sales totaled $9256 for 15 paintings sold. In this post I’ll be delving into the expen ... Continue Reading

Looking up, falling down (in the gravity well)

Looking up towards the fixed point of the north star, the warm earth contrasts with the cool night sky. Conceptually, the haze lifts from the ground as  shooting stars continue to rain down matter onto the earth, highlighting the continuing connection of our planet with it’ ... Continue Reading

One man’s Trashmore is an everyman’s t ...

Renamed McClennan Park after the former mayor of Kitchener who envisioned the rebirth of a landfill as an urban park, the more affectionately known “Mt. Trashmore” has become a favourite recreational destination for Kitchener locals. Pictured here from Ottawa St. S, t ... Continue Reading