These two paintings will be at the JOY Show at Canada House Gallery Saturday, Nov. 21, 2015. I will be in attendance, along with 20 artists from 1-3 pm.
A recent painting trip to Consolation Lake, starting at Moraine Lake, always yields new material for paintings and a profound appreciation for living close to this sublime landscape!
The Fall Watercolour Classes in Canmore begin October 14-15 and go to November 18-19, 2015. The Beginner/Intermediate Classes are Wednesday and Thursday Afternoon from 1:30-3:30 and the Advanced Class is Thursday Morning, 9:30-Noon. The fee is $110.00, to Preregister mail … Continue reading
My friend, and well known musician-songwriter, Cori Brewster recently asked me what I would tell people who wanted to start art later in life. She was scheduled to present a workshop to Seniors in Calgary and thought I had probably … Continue reading
Sometimes landscape artists can visit the same place many times and not see the obvious. I have visited, and hiked, at Lake O’Hara every year since 1991 and have been on this trail often, but, only on July 10th did … Continue reading
I went home to Cherokee, North Carolina for Thanksgiving with relatives this past November. While there, I happened on a beautiful mountain stream, the Oconoluftee, on the way to my cousins home. As a mountain landscape artist, I especially love … Continue reading
The Advanced Group Show and Fundraiser for the Canmore Hospital was a huge success! the Opening was packed, there were 67 pieces of original art and we sold 27…the work was beautiful ….here is a view of some…
As a landscape artist, I can relate to the description of “placefulness” by Christian McEwen in his book, World Enough and Time: On Creativity and Slowing Down. I have experienced those moments of complete immersion, mindful of the perfection of … Continue reading
Over the summer I have hiked to some of my favorite places- like Lake O`Hara, and visited new ones- like Bow Summit Lookout. It`s all part of a landscape painters “Sketch Quest“…to seek out the places that speak to you, … Continue reading
As an artist, in the Canadian Rockies, I frequently revisit favourite areas. I have been to Lake O’Hara every hiking season for the past 22 years, and I have been to Lake Agnes almost every year since arriving in 1976. … Continue reading