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Whereabouts

Sunday, October 22nd, 2017

Whereabouts is an exhibition Rhonda Neufeld and I have at Malaspina Printmakers on Granville Island in Vancouver. The opening reception is from 6-9 PM on Thursday, November 2.

July 9, 2012
Moose Jaw, River Street
graphite, pastel, oil paint stick, conté
29½”x41½”
2012

52N 106W: Measured and Marked

Tuesday, June 13th, 2017

52°N 106ºW: Measured and Marked is an exhibition of work completed with Rhonda Neufeld on our residency in Saskatoon last summer. It will be shown at Art Placement in Saskatoon from June 17 to July 13. The opening reception is June 13 at 2PM. Pictured here is A1 – a set of linocuts printed on the front pages of the Saskatoon Star-Phoenix.

Nicolle Marsh Flats

Wednesday, June 8th, 2016

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This work completed about one year ago records a visit Rhonda and I made to Saskatchewan in a new way. The image, that is 24″ x 54″, fuses photography with Mylar’s that were drawn while walking on the Nicolle Marsh Flats near Buffalo Pound Lake. There are five other related works from that visit.

‘Scapes at Headbones in Vernon, BC

Sunday, May 29th, 2016

scapes

Rhonda and I have an exhibition at Headbones, 6700 Old Kamloops Road in Vernon, BC. Along with us, the show features Mary Smith McCulloch and Paul Roux. The public opening reception is from 6-8PM on Saturday, June 4

 

Sometime in the past with The Mozart Group

Friday, March 6th, 2015

This was my posse. Travelling across Canada; learning the ropes.

Suggestion from Kamloops

Thursday, March 27th, 2014

These are ten drawings that Rhonda and I completed in Kamloops for our upcoming show at the Kamloops Art Gallery. We will be exploring some new ways of presenting this work. The drawings will be unframed and floating about 1½ inches off the walls and we will be drawing on the walls, too.

Craig Willms who is curating this exhibition has written, “For the project in The Cube, the artists walk Kamloops to make marks that reflect their movement across the topography and hint at visual elements of their surroundings. The works combine a type of intaglio technique on paper with drawing. Gouged marks and an absence of pigment combine with drawn lines and fields of colour to represent the terrain and landmarks of a specific locale. It is a visceral process that pushes their collaboration to explore print media and drawing beyond traditional techniques.”

The exhibition runs from April 5 to June 14.

180 Projects

Monday, February 3rd, 2014

Visiting with Andrea Pinheiro at her studio in Sault Ste. Marie. Andrea is teaching at Algoma University and has a fabulous space – 180 Projects – that is becoming a cultural hub in the city. Andrea is exhibiting with increased frequency around Canada look for  her work in a gallery near you soon.

Master Doofus

Thursday, October 3rd, 2013

David Alexander’s exhibition opened tonight at the Bau Xii Gallery. Here he is reprising his kabuki Dave chops as demonstrated a few years back.

John Kissick’s Eye

Saturday, September 14th, 2013

All this week, Rhonda and I have been at the Thames Art Gallery in Chatham, ON. This is the ninth and final venue for our show Chance Operations².  We have been making some art here, running community workshops and talking to students from high schools in the area.

Tonight there was a reception at the Gallery for our exhibition and two others that are up concurrently by Ron Shuebrook and Stefan Rose. All of the exhibiting artists were present. Also in the house were painters David Urban, Sky Glabush and John Kissick (who curated Shuebrook’s exhibition). Kissick and Urban wrote essays for Shuebrooks’s catalogue that arrived at the gallery, hot off the presses, earlier in the day.

Afterwards and late into the night, we partied at a local restaurant. Some one (Fran Shuebrook?) passed a camera around the table asking everyone to shoot a “selfie”. I watched John Kissick take an extreme close-up of his eye when it was his turn. Inspired by what I saw in the viewfinder (facing towards me) as he turned the camera on himself, I immediately jumped up with my iPhone and took the same picture of him… from my perspective.

The Sentence

Sunday, September 8th, 2013

Photo credit to Rhonda Neufeld.

Here I am this morning in Hamilton,ON with my good friend Alan Flint. Alan is one of the stalwarts of print in Canada. We are in a local park looking at his sculpture “The Sentence”.





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