Category: Travel photos

02 Aug

Public Art Murals on The Streets of Seattle

Over the last few years Seattle has been developing their local mural scene just like Vancouver has with our Mural Festival. I came across two new (to me) murals in Belltown and I really like the use of pattern, colour, layers, and the use of stencils. There’s also a brand new section thats been added […]

31 Jul

Cut Up Cut Out at Bellevue Art Museum

I’m back from a short trip to Seattle to visit friends and see art. A highlight of gallery hopping from the past few days was to see an incredible show of cut paper art at the Bellevue Art Museum, titled Cut Up Cut Out. All of the best known artists working with cut paper are […]

07 Jul

Scenic Summerland

Boris and I went away to Summerland with friends over the Canada Day long weekend. It has been many years since I last visited the Okanagan, and I’ve never previously explored this tiny town where our friend grew up. The weather was super hot, and Lake Okanagan was the perfect place to cool off in […]

19 Apr

Collecting Art on the Streets of Toronto

It’s been three years since my previous visit to Toronto, and of course there are even more murals and pieces of street art tucked along side streets and laneways everywhere. Many pieces I saw previously in Kensington Market and along Queen Street West are still there, and there was plenty of new stuff as well. […]

16 Apr

Garage Door Murals in Toronto

Murals on garage doors is a thing in Toronto and I am a fan. These were all taken in back laneways where most garages downtown in the city are located. I would love to see this trend make its way to Vancouver. Kensington Market garage door murals: Harbord Village garage door murals: Each grouping from […]

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