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Gone six years ago today

Wednesday, December 27th, 2017

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.

Table Ten

Friday, July 27th, 2012

Rhonda and I are working in Saskatchewan all through the month of July.  We have a show at the Art Gallery of Regina in 2014 and are taking an early opportunity to get some ideas together for it.  The joy of being here is that it gives us a chance also to re-connect with friends.  Tonight we had supper with Ryan Arnott and Marsha Kennedy who is curating the show.  I caught some light-hearted moments on my camera.

Signature smile

Tuesday, April 24th, 2012

Rhonda and I were in Saskatoon over the past weekend to attend the opening of a show of our new work at Art Placement.  I was happy to see many old friends including Lorenzo Dupuis.  This picture captures him and what Bob Christie dubbed his “Cheshire cat smile”.

Crossing Over/ painting a critical conversation

Friday, October 21st, 2011

Today, I attended the painting symposium organized in conjunction with Landon Mackenzie’s exhibition at the Richmond Art Gallery.

Participants included Ben Reeves, Allan Switzer, Jesse Garbe, Eli Boronoswky, Allyson Clay, Damian Moppett, Neil Campbell, Elizabeth McIntosh, Vanessa Disler, Sean Weisgerber and Tiffin Breen.

Here Ben wanders through the opening for Painters ’11 – a string theory – the exhibition put up as part of the symposium.


Saturday, August 13th, 2011

Highlight of my summer was an opportunity to spend some time with Tom and Pat O’Flanagan.  The last time I saw Tom was at his show (with brothers Rob and Terry) at the Edmonton Art Gallery in 2004.  For sure, too much time has passed.  I never worried and always knew Tom had my  back in past dangerous and unpredictable times.

Last night in V-town

Friday, July 8th, 2011

Andrea Pinheiro is a friend who leaves Vancouver tomorrow.  She is joining the faculty at Algoma University in Sault Ste. Marie where she will be working with another great friend, Tom O’Flanagan.  Tonight her joint show with Damian Moppett, “Not Photographs”, opened at the Satellite Gallery.  We are going to miss you around here Andrea.

He’s a good looking man

Tuesday, May 24th, 2011

I spent two days in Guelph, ON with long time friend Rob O’Flanagan.   There has been much debate in his family about which brother carries the handsome gene.  But, I think this picture might settle that argument.  We spent part of our weekend looking for Amanda McMorran.   We did get to see her exhibition at the Macdonald Stewart Art Centre and also sat in a sofa being sold at her yard sale. However we never caught sight of her.

Mr. Peterson

Saturday, June 12th, 2010

I had an opportunity to visit my first printmaking instructor in Trepassey, NL. We hadn’t been together for nearly twenty years. Warren Peterson also taught me several drawing classes and is a prime influence in my thinking about art and life. He is also a master of the critique. Impossible to know how to thank him but he really made a difference in my life (and many others). How about simply, thank-you, Mister P.

Warren Peterson

Opening Splash Animation by Ray Statham,
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