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Join me Friday, June 9, 5-9 and Saturday, June 10, 10-5   The Bartlett Gallery Art Gallery of Guelph (Macdonald Stewart Art Centre) Theatre Orangeville¬†- Winter 2016/2017     Painting for ABC Life Literacy Canada 2011:

“No Stopping Me”

“No Stopping Me”

"No Stopping Me", the little girl who had a mind of her own. This painting is the result of a one-hour experiment, a challenge to see if I could work without overthinking. I spotted this little girl while out at dinner. She wanted what she wanted and got it, without...

“Lydia” – Close Up

“Lydia” – Close Up

I love people. I love their expressions. I love their mannerisms. Good, bad, ugly (ugly?), I love people. When I paint, I like to keep it fresh, in a sitting or two, if I can, but getting that first 'impression', if you will, is important to me. I want to capture...

Rejection… Or At Least That’s How It Feels

Rejection… Or At Least That’s How It Feels

  The scent of solvents and other mediums hung in the air, as the freshly painted pieces were set gently on display. The line up was long; the anticipation was palpable (sounds like the name of a new painting perhaps?). Climbing the stairs, eyes as wide as...

Let It Be: Why You Should Listen to Your Elders

Let It Be: Why You Should Listen to Your Elders

As promised, here's the inspiration for 'Let It Be'. First, though, a glimpse into the making of the painting. At just over 5' x 5' framed, it stands just about as tall as I am (probably taller :))  Wish I had had a time lapse video, but photos will have to suffice....