View
This painting is loosely based on a view of the Comox Valley, perhaps from Cumberland or somewhere in the Beaufort Mountains.  It describes the place in a mountainbike ride or a hike you ...
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Windows Into the Past - Visiting the National Gallery
This December I had my dream experience of spending two days, mostly alone, at our National Gallery in Ottawa.  I have been asked several times what my favourite piece was but I ...
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My Friend the Weekly Planner
A weekly planner has been part of my daily life for over ten years now.  There are countless ways of keeping track of life’s commitments; such as in a wall calendar, computer ...
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Time and Place - Growing Up at Point Holmes
Every time I visit the place I grew up – Pt. Holmes on the windy tip of the Comox  Peninsula – I  still feel very connected to the smells, sounds and sights.  ...
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Burning Thoughts
  Over the years I’ve had a few dreams about fire.  Sometimes I see the licking flames in sharp detail and other times something is burning more in the distance.  A couple times there ...
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Monarch Mountain
This painting called “Monarch Mountain” is inspired by a hike with a friend in Atlin, B.C. (near Whitehorse) last summer.  Due to this being a south facing slope in a northern latitude ...
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Giving Thoughts Wings
Daydreaming is a way of making connections in our life, finding meaning and coming up with new ideas.  People value busyness and the resulting rewards of a productive life but I believe ...
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The Artist's Path
One thing I’ve learned about being an artist is that no one else will tell you that you must create.  An artist needs to have their own belief in what they have ...
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