Category: art

22 Aug

Green Words: Nicole Dextras at Van Dusen Gardens

My good friend Nicole Dextras has been the artist in residence at VanDusen Gardens over the summer. Starting this weekend she will be presenting the installations created on site. Instead of having a traditional exhibition opening Nicole has opted to lead people on tours of her installations throughout the garden at select dates (Listed below). […]

06 Aug

Portland Artist – Theo Ellsworth

Title: Starlings at Twilight I was less impressed with the Saturday market in Portland on my latest visit than I was the previous time I was there. It seemed much more crafty and junky with fewer “gems” here and there. My favorite artist from the visit is Theo Ellsworth, a writer, illustrator and comic book […]

01 May

Weekly collage part II

I’m working on a series of collaged pieces on wooden cradle frames. This is the second in the series, and I posted about the first one last week. For now I’m not sure where I am going with these works or whether they will have a common theme. I’m mostly just doing them for enjoyment. […]

17 Apr

Weekly collage

This week I skipped my moleskin sketchbook and went straight for one of the wooden cradle frames that have been wasting away in my art supply box for months. I started with a page torn from a book about the sketches of Leonardo da Vinci, and slowly built the composition around it with the hat […]

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