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Posted in Landscapes, Northern Cosmology, Paintings on August 15, 2017

Northern Wonder IV

In the stillness of the Northern night, the Milky Way, a flashing meteor, high clouds and the reach of the pine trees come together in an timeless moment, connecting fleeting time to aeons. “Northern Wonder IV” Acrylic on wood panel 2017 18x36in Larger image. This p ... Continue Reading

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 the private collection of Jodi Simpson. 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 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 Northern Cosmology, Paintings on January 16, 2013

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

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