Saturday, March 21, 2009


Detail of a new painting of mine.
Working title is "Taking Place Among the Shadows"
I don't have a good full length photo of it but I think that it might be the poster child of my series about vulnerability.
I've been learning alot about art since i've been studying art history. My art is not political, avant guard, socially conscious, iconoclastic or shocking. What it represents are small fragments of the conditions of my life. Some of these are universal... I'm the kind of artist that represent the mundane in a new and interesting way. I bend the language of art to express my daily life. Sometimes I'm successful and other times, it's like a bad hair day in paint (thanks for the analogy Chip Kidd). But I'm always encouraged by my efforts and the ones who love me. I will keep digging.

Friday, March 6, 2009

touch wood

another chapter begins
going to be packing up from ladysmith and nanaimo
and heading out to victoria
where i’m going to start my fabulous new job as a book designer
quit my remedial print shop job (although it paid the bills)
leaving behind a few friends but hopefully they’ll come along too
it’s sad and reflective
and full of hope and fear
uncertainty and expectation
it’s growth