Are My Paintings Melting ?

April 30, 2019

Since I started letting the acrylics drip in my paintings in 2006, I have been asked a few times if my prints are melting – haha! The truth is, the drips are on purpose and are part of my style. I love the gritty-ness of the running paint…hinting at old-school film and creating movement and feeling, which, to me, balances the bright colours and whimsical …

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Culham House

March 8, 2018
In my art career, I have been commissioned to do quite a few paintings of historic houses and buildings. This one, called “Culham House”, is a very special structure with an interesting recent history on top of its historic value. This Georgian style heritage home was originally built in downtown Collingwood, Ontario, c.1870 but get was saved from demolition and painstakingly moved/rebuilt in 2007 ... Continue reading

Art Inspiring Art

July 30, 2015
I never thought I'd see one of my paintings in fabric! Check out this beautiful quilt inspired by my painting The Space Between that is being displayed in the Grand National Quilt Show. No surprise there, it's beautiful! CAROL ROSS WILLIAMSON emailed me: "My quilt, based on your beautiful art, made it into Grand National Quilt Show! 50 quilts were selected from across the country and ... Continue reading

The Light is Out for Nottawasaga Light House

April 22, 2011
I fell in love with the Nottawasaga Light House when we lived in the Georgian Bay area, Ontario. I would sit on the facing shore and just look at him - so much history, yet in such a serious state of disrepair...and I don't think anyone is coming to save him. As an homage, I painted him and wrote a poem about him. The light is out. A job ... Continue reading