Almost everything I paint is within five miles of my home. The exceptions being pictures taken during holidays of our travels throughout B.C., and later painted with a healthy dose of imagination. Although based upon reality, my paintings quickly transform to a world where design and colour overrule what was actually there. The painting is much more important than the original image. I usually throw my original photo out after the first five minutes of painting. Within an hour, there is very little similarity between photo and painting. The beauty of painting is how we can let our imagination takeover and lead us to new places.

Education: Secondary Art Education degree from U.B.C. 1978

Post University: Fine Furniture diploma 1994-95 from Camosun College wood technology program.

Serious Art influences: Folk Art Group of Seven E.J. Hughes

Current & Upcoming

Shows

South Shore Gallery Art Show

Sooke Arts Council Member Show – “Eclectic Art Show”

November 2 – 14, 2019

10:30am – 5:00pm

South Shore Gallery

2046 Otter Point Road

Sooke, BC

V9Z 1H9

Sooke Arts Council members are showing their work, South Shore Gallery, Otter Point by Sooke Road November 2 – 14. Gallery open 7 days a week, from 10:30am to 5:00pm. South Shore supports and carries art work from local artisans all year around.

South Shore Gallery

2046 Otter Point Road

Sooke, BC

V9Z 1H9

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