painting and photographic works

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West Coast (a Painting Series)

In around 1992 after visits to Canada’s west coast (particularly the Gulf Islands), I produced, perhaps my favorite series of paintings. This collection featured trees(and/or driftwood), shorelines and often active skies. My works at this time may show signs of influence from the paintings of Emily Carr.

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“Bending to the Sky”, acrylic on hardboard, 61 by 61 cm, 1992

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“Windswept”, acrylic on hardboard, 51 by 61 cm, 1992

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“Red Leaning”, acrylic on hardboard, 12 by 15 cm, 1992

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“Waiting on Island View Beach”, acrylic on canvas, 61 by 76 cm, 1992

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“Turning Sky”, acrylic on canvas, 61 by 61 cm, 1992


Night Train (a Series)

This painting series was a bit unique for me. It had a common theme in terms of the subject matter – all of the images were drawn from what I saw (and captured with photos) during the night while on a train between Edmonton and Vancouver in November of 2007. What was unique for me was the use of oil pastel on a number of the works, and oil paint on a couple of larger ones.

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“Rolling Through the Night”, oil on canvas, 41 by 51 cm, Nov 2008

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“November Rockies Dusk”, oil pastel on paper, 23 x 30 cm, 2009

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“Passing in the Night”, oil pastel on paper, 23 x 30 cm, 2008

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“Night Siding”, oil pastel on paper, 23 x 30 cm, 2009

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“Dawn Arrival”, oil pastel on paper, 23 x 30 cm, 2009

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“Supporting the Dawn”, oil pastel on paper, 30 x 23 cm, 2008

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“Morning Train into Vancouver “, oil on hardboard, 61 x 71 cm, 2008