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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 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 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 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 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

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