Newfoundland to Me – More Homesick?

August 13, 2015
“Newfoundland to Me ” was one of the few paintings I did of Newfoundland while I lived away. I was afraid recreating home would make me (more) homesick and I always said “If I’m going to live away, I can’t spend my whole time missing Newfoundland. I might as well live home.” Right? My painting reference - Besh's photo of the Anglican Cathedral, downtown St. ... 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