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The West Art Show at Cloverdale Rodeo

We were privileged to have another successful show at the Cloverdale Rodeo. View the video of our opening here.

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My Trips – Tofino and Ireland – Video

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Southern Cariboo

Once again, teamed up with artist-friend Mark Hobson.  This was an invitation from him to join him at a cabin in the Hat Creek Area in the Southern Cariboo in late September.  A cabin was graciously made available to us by friends and we had some spectacular days of painting and travelling through this dramatic scenery. […]

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Manning Park 2015

Manning Park has a special place in my heart because my father served as a volunteer naturalist there and showed some of the summer slide shows many years ago.  It is a stunningly beautiful park that is sometimes overlooked by people on the coast.  It is one of my favourite places and part of my […]

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Alaska Cruise – 2015

I had an opportunity this year (June 2015) to teach painting on the Holland America cruise to Alaska.  We were aboard the luxurious Noordaam – the premier cruising ship for Holland America.  A fine group of emerging artists had registered for the trip which involved two days of classroom teaching and several days with opportunities […]

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Ireland May – June 2015

It has long been a dream of mine to visit Ireland so when my wife and I decided to go to Ireland we were excited but at the same time we wanted someone from Ireland to accompany us – who better than dear friend and fellow artist Mark Hobson.  Mark has travelled extensively and also […]

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Tofino 2015

We decided to visit Tofino and dear friend and fellow artist, Mark Hobson.  He was kind enough to take us to his Float Home which is a relatively short boat trip up the inlet.  This artist’s hideaway is the perfect spot to relax but also to paint as the scenery is spectacular.  We went on […]

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The Spirit of Painting

There has been much debate about the meaning of the word “art”.

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