December 2018

I painted some sumi ink cards for The Art District Gallery. The new art exhibit opens with a Holiday Art Splash Party Dec. 7, 2018. I am also teaching a suminagashi marbling and origami card making workshop for seniors Dec. 6th at Button Factory Arts.

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November 2018

Playing with resists and sizing at the Japanese Paper Place. Delving deeper into the acquatint etching process using spit bite and sugar lift with rosin dusting acquatint and ferric chloride at Button Factory Arts. Continuing the kaizen approach to continuous learning with shodo Japanese calligraphy at UW.

October 2018

Looking through the branches. A selection of fall paintings at The Art District Gallery for the Oct.26, 2018 reception. Giving an artist talk with Roslyn Ramsay Oct. 23rd for Art$Pay in Kitchener on “The Diviners” , artists that find water in their artwork.

I have 2 paintings in the COAA juried show at Etobicoke Civic Gallery with upcoming juried shows at BF Arts and KWSA at LINK.

Progress on photo etching aluminum plates waiting to be printed.

September 2018

My photo “House on P.I.Pond” was selected as the featured image for the KWSA photo show “Viewfindings” at Link in Waterloo ON for the month of Sept. Partnering with the Waterloo Public Library and the Laurelwood Neighbourhood Association, I will be hosting a free Culture Days event on Sept. 28th along with fellow artist Salome Perez.  The Art District Gallery new exhibition opens with a reception Sept. 14th.  I am also continuing my exploration of Japanese calligraphy and photo transfer printmaking.

August 2018

I have been printmaking using BIG grounds for photo etching. I have printed out some of my art photo artist proofs (above) for a photo show at LINK Waterloo and2018 July 22 circuit board printmaking jewellery making

tried my hand at tenkoku Japanese stone carving. I have also printed/etched/soldered circuit board images to mash printmaking and jewellery making.

July 2018

Received an award for my mezzotint print”Walk With Me” from the 2018 Press Juried show at Button Factory Arts. Juror is Donna Stewart.

Inspired by travels to Arizona, “Prickly Pear” is a watercolour painted on wood panel. On exhibit at ADG Kitchener.

June 2018

 

“Ame Mizu” or Rain Water in printed and cursive Japanese calligraphy. “Mother Nature’s Mischief” watercolour.. is what happens when a maple tree is met with an early winter and late spring ice storm.

June 1st is the opening reception of the annual KWSA members show. Viewers have a chance to vote on their favourite painting for the Viewer’s Choice award. 80 pieces of local art are on exhibit at Button Factory Arts.

The Art District Gallery has a new exhibition opening Friday June 15th 5-9pm.

The Art District Gallery has a group showing “Elemental” at Homer Watson House and Gallery. Opening Reception is June 26th. I have 2 new pieces .. Japanese calligraphy and a watercolour painting.

My lino “Patchwork of Heritage” will be part of an exhibit for the installation Illuminative Forest of Story Telling Trees at The Registry Theatre, Kitchener.  Tickets are available for a special performance June 21st.

Looking forward to teaching workshops at Luther Village in Waterloo and a Saturday workshop at Button Factory Arts this month. Also voted in as a Director of the ADG.