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Posted in Landscapes, Paintings on February 8, 2017

Morning Gold – Sunrise at the lake

A familiar sight for many in cottage country, up at the lake, awake to see the dawn, the light bursts onto the water. “Morning Gold – Sunrise at the lake” Acrylic on panel 2017 18x18in Larger image. This painting is available for purchase. Continue Reading

Posted in Landscapes, Paintings on February 8, 2017

Lean into the rain (This too shall pass)

Up north, a bonzai pine tree leans into the oncoming rain. “Lean into the rain (This too shall pass)” Acrylic on panel 2017 11x14in Larger image. This painting is in the private collection of Jim & Virginia Pearce. Continue Reading

Posted in Landscapes, Paintings on January 26, 2017

Lake Huron Late Day Brightening

Early in the Summer evening, a heavy band of clouds is driven onshore clearing the sky for sunset. “Lake Huron Late Day Brightening” Acrylic on panel 2017 30x30in Larger image. This painting is in the private collection of Josh Wright. Continue Reading

Posted in Articles on June 17, 2013

Seeing and Connecting in a 10 Percent World

I recently gave a talk at IGNITE Waterloo 12 on the topic of environmental change and how it relates to my artwork. Of all the questions I answer regarding my practice the vast majority fall into one of 3 streams: 1) How do you do that? (i.e. the practical and technical aspects ... 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 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 29, 2012

This place is a real hole in the ground. (Elora Qu ...

Literally a man-made hole in the ground, the beautiful Elora Quarry swimming hole is one of the region’s favourite destinations. A remnant of the industrial era, the stark vertical cliffs contrast against the river that runs not a hundred feet from the abandoned site, and p ... 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