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Posted in Landscapes, Northern Cosmology, Paintings on October 4, 2016

Meteors over muskeg II

Stunted bonzai pines eke out a slow, timeless existence while above the drama of the universe unfolds, raining down upon the Earth. “Meteors over muskeg II” Carved acrylic on panel 2016 10 x 20in Larger image. This painting is in the private collection of Nancy ... Continue Reading

Posted in Landscapes, Northern Cosmology, Paintings on October 4, 2016

Smoke in the North

Deep in the piney forest, the darkening of the sky and the smell of resinous smoke heralds a nearby fire. “Smoke in the North” Acrylic on panel 2016 18x18in Larger image. This painting is in a private collection. Continue Reading

Posted in Landscapes, Northern Cosmology, Paintings on May 24, 2016

Stars over Huron

The stars wheel over Lake Huron’s still waters after sunset. “Stars over Huron” Acrylic on panel 2016 24 x 48in Larger image. This painting is in a private collection. Continue Reading

Posted in Landscapes, Northern Cosmology, Paintings on March 21, 2016

Sentinel of the North

Up north, under the aurora, an old pine stands by the edge of the swamp watching over the muskeg. “Sentinel of the North” Acrylic on panel 2016 24 x 48in Larger image. This painting is in a private collection. Continue Reading

Posted in Articles on May 22, 2013

Gallery Pyrus Group Show

WHERE: Gallery Pyrus, 16 Charles St W, Kitchener WHEN: May 21-April 28 WHAT: Selected works by prominent regional artists An eclectic assortment of artwork on the walls at Café Pyrus. Artists include myself, Chris Austin, Christina Preece and Greg Kirch. I’m showing se ... 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 Interrupted Horizons, Landscapes, Paintings on October 31, 2012

The lightning rod of renewed purpose. (The Tannery ...

Connecting the heavens to the earth, the disused chimney stack of the Laing Tannery district is an impressive sight familiar to the residents of Kitchener Waterloo for a century. Lit from below by the urban light pollution, the contrasting star trails wheel above as if to sternly ... Continue Reading

Posted in Interrupted Horizons, Landscapes, Paintings on October 25, 2012

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

Posted in Northern Cosmology, Paintings on October 16, 2012

Looking up from the gravity well.

We live at the bottom of a gravity well—a distortion in space to which things naturally fall down. We can, however, look out on the universe up towards the stars. Here we are pictured looking up to the fixed point of the north star that marks the axis of our Earth’s rotat ... Continue Reading