February 2018

2018 01 26 COAA Heathers Choice award at BF with Mayor Jaworsky

Received an award of recognition for my linocut “Patchwork of Heritage” at the Central Ontario Arts Association members show.

Woodblock “Lily Pond” and watercolour “Teasels Field of View” are on exhibit at Centre in the Square, Kitchener until Canada Day as part of their rental program through Art$Pay.  Watercolour “Mystical Journey” is on exhibit at Hamilton Art Gallery with Central Ontario Art Association’s juried show.

I have several new paintings at The Art District Gallery. We had a well supported opening  February 2nd at our new home in downtown Kitchener. Current exhibit runs until March 22, 2018.


January 2018

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Patchwork of Heritage, lino on washi wood panel, 36×18


“Patchwork of Heritage” linocut on wood panel  won an award at the Central Ontario Artists Association (COAA) exhibit at Button Factory Arts. On exhibit from Jan. 27th.

“Teasels Field of View” watercolour and “Lily Pond” woodblock monotype were selected for exhibit at Centre in the Square (CITS) Art Rental  Jan. 29th for 5 months.

The Art District Gallery is moving back to downtown Kitchener 185 King St. E. Grand Opening is February 2nd. Reception 5-9pm.  New artwork submitted for this exhibit.

Peng, Mountain Field View 2, watercolour monoprint & washi, 20x16 framed 2018

Mountain Field 2, watercolour monoprint


Studying Japanese calligraphy under world renowned Noriko Maeda at Renison College UW.

Taking workshops on mono-printmaking and green printmaking methods at Button Factory Arts in February.


December 2017


Seasons Greetings! These small watercolour paintings on canvas are at The Art District Gallery until end of January. I have some poured acrylic smalls at The Button Factory Art Market this month.  For my personal exploration, I have been busy working in different directions. I finished setting an azurite cabochon stone onto a lost wax cast ring that I started a few years back. I experienced the slow and methodical process of creating a mezzotint intaglio etching plate. I am learning a jig saw woodcut printmaking technique and I am also trying my inks in different ways including painting on silk.

Look for my Hidden Valley painting at the Kitchener City Hall Berlin Gallery in January.  I joined the Central Ontario Art Association and look forward to new group shows scheduled through 2018. I will be teaching Watercolour Exploration Tuesdays and Intro. to Lino Block printing Thursday afternoons at Button Factory Arts this Winter.

Follow The Art District Gallery .. stay tuned for our upcoming journey in February 2018.


November 2017

At The Art District Gallery. Opening reception Nov. 18th 2-5pm. Part of St. Jacobs Sparkles weekend celebration of the holiday season. Suminagashi Japanese marbled paper paintings and lino multiblock prints on washi.  Handmade suminagashi cards also available.

Teaching seniors workshops – Intro. to relief printmaking and mono prints Nov. 9 & 16 at Button Factory Arts. I have a few small paintings at the Button Factory Arts Market Nov. 18-Dec.22.



October 2017


Button Factory Juried Show, opening reception October 12, 5-7pm.

Ferrari 500 Art Show & Sale. This is a one day event where 17 local artists come together to sell art and fundraise for the great cause. 10% of pPeng, Woven, alcohol ink on yupo mounted on wood panel, 8x6, $50, 2017roceeds go to The Working Centre in Kitchener. No art is priced more than $500. I am donating “Woven, alcohol ink on yupo 8×6” as a door prize. Lucky Friday 13th!  This could be yours!

5-9pm at Communitech 151 Charles St. W., Kitchener.



September 2017

I have worked on a painting over the summer of duckweed fronds on a pond for a juried show. “Waking Fronds” is a watercolour and ink painting inspired by a walk in a hidden valley.  Opening Reception for Hidden Valley Revealed exhibit at Homer Watson House and Gallery September 17th 2-4pm.

2017 08 Peng Waking Fronds, watercolour and ink 28x36 framed

I will be teaching watercolour painting techniques on Tuesday afternoons and intro. to printmaking on Thursday afternoons ..  register at Button Factory Arts, Waterloo starts the week of September 19/21.

Look for Culture Days activities in your region. I will be at the John M. Harper library, Waterloo September 30 leading a hands-on card making activity. Also on that day is A Grand Fabrication show and opening exhibit at The Art District Gallery  in St. Jacobs.


2017 August


The Art District Gallery exhibit opening reception is August 19, 2-5pm in St. Jacobs.  I have created a few small works using poured acrylic. Here is one..

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Crashing, poured acrylic 8×10

I have also been learning the Japanese art of Sumi-e ink painting from my Mom… taking workshops on beading, washi paper art… planning for Culture Days September 30th.

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