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Posted in Landscapes, Northern Cosmology, Paintings on March 28, 2017

Northern Wonder III

As the tips of the ancient bonzai pines reach for the stars, a meteor flashes and in an instant is gone. “Northern Wonder III” Acrylic on panel 2017 18x18in Larger image. This painting is in a private collection. Continue Reading

Posted in Landscapes, Northern Cosmology, Paintings on March 28, 2017

The Wheel of Time, Moments versus Aeons

On the shores of Lake Huron, the great wheel of the Milky Way dips into the water as a meteor flashes in the sky amongst the old stars. “The Wheel of Time, Moments versus Aeons” Acrylic on panel 2017 18x18in Larger image. This painting is available for purchase. Continue Reading

Posted in Landscapes, Northern Cosmology, Paintings on February 22, 2017

Northern Wonder II

Above the tree line silhouetted against the lights of the nearby town, a shooting star momentarily flashes across the Milky Way. “Northern Wonder II” Acrylic on panel 2017 18x18in Larger image. This painting is in a private collection. Continue Reading

Posted in Landscapes, Paintings on February 22, 2017

First star of Spring, Lake Huron

Spotting the first star of the night nestled amongst the ragged clouds of an early spring sunset. “First star of Spring, Lake Huron” Acrylic on panel 2017 18x18in Larger image. This painting is in the private collection of Laura McDonald. Continue Reading

Posted in Interrupted Horizons, Landscapes, Paintings on October 31, 2012

That dam river, Rockwood.

Rockwood Conservation Area, located in the village of Rockwood just east of Guelph, is an idyllic microcosm of the majestic north with pines, dramatic cliffs, isolated islands and dark still waters. Far from natural, though, it is another example of a constructed landscape that s ... Continue Reading

Posted in Northern Cosmology, Paintings on April 1, 2013

Love for the electron—attraction & indeterm ...

This piece, intentionally a strong visual companion to “Event Horizon”, is a meditation on quantum uncertainty. The painting depicts a diagrammatic hydrogen atom—the simplest with only one proton and one electron. The proton is the center of the painting and the cir ... Continue Reading

Posted in Northern Cosmology, Paintings on October 16, 2012

Event Horizon

An event horizon is a point of no return in space—a line beyond which we cannot see— and once we cross from which there is no return. There are two event horizons of which we know: those which surround black holes and the one pictured here, the cosmic event horizon, which rac ... Continue Reading

Posted in Interrupted Horizons, Landscapes, Paintings on October 24, 2012

Requiem for a parking lot at Homer Watson and Blea ...

A depiction of one of the staff parking lots at the site of the former Budd Automotive plant in Kitchener. The land on which it is situated is the source of much debate and consternation in Kitchener. Formerly home to one of the city’s largest industrial employers, the site ... Continue Reading

Posted in Interrupted Horizons, Landscapes, Paintings on October 31, 2012

Roos, the idyll of Victoria.

Sadly, for many urban dwellers, the closest they come to nature is their city’s park system. Roos Island, in the heart of Kitchener’s downtown Victoria Park squats beautifully in the middle of dammed Schneider Creek just before it descends below ground into the maw of ... Continue Reading