Still Life Paintings:
I continue to paint still lifes when I just want to really relax with my paintings. While working on these I am focussed on so many aspects of the object and background. I love the feeling of taking something that is in reality right in front of me and putting it directly on canvas. This has really helped me acquire a better understanding of colour mixing, composition, perspective as well as lights and shadows. For purchase, please go to the Art for Sales, pages 1 and 2 on the right-hand side of this page. Thanks.
NEW ART CARDS FOR SALE....
5 New Artcards are now available. Click on the tab located above to check them out.
HORNBY ISLAND ART'S COUNCIL GALLERY - Two group art shows coming up for the summer of 2019! The Small Works Fundraiser for HIAC and the New Arts Centre was held July 30th to Aug. 11th at HIAC "Gallery in the Woods" and the large works Art Show is starting on Aug. 16th at the Community Hall.
THE CO-OP - The Hornby Island Co-op has a group show for the months of July and August which I will be participating in.
Bent Tree Studio officially opened Aug. 2014 ...
Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday - 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. If I am in my Studio on other days, I will have my "Open sign" out by the Studio or you can call for an appointment. Check it out...
Art Cards for sale...
Art cards can be found in my studio, the Co-op, HIAC and on this website.
The most recent event was the HerringFest Artshow put on by Conservancy Hornby Island in March 2019 at the Community Hall. Another HerringFest Artshow happened at the Co-op of which I was a part of. I am happy to report that two of my sea lion watercolour paintings were sold.
In 2018 I participated and sold a large painting at UBC in Vancouver along with many other artists to fundraise for "HornbyTimes". Proceeds went towards our new Art Centre that has been in the works for quite a number of years. It is anticipated that ground-breaking for the new building will take place in the Fall of 2019.
Check out some other fund-raising projects that I have participated in with both paintings and 3-D projects over the years at: Volunteer Project Gallery