Archive for October, 2013

Student Show November 2013

Since I am not classically trained as an artist, I started taking some art classes earlier this year to learn some different techniques and broaden my knowledge. The instructor, Hao Zheng is wonderful and I appreciate her patience as I try new methods and mediums. She is curating a student art display next month at the Edmonton Public Library –…read more →

Banff Whyte Museum Shop – Small Treasures Art Show

I am excited to have been chosen to participate in a group art show at the Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies Shop in Banff, AB. The show is Small Treasures and will be opening on Saturday, November 16, 2013 between 1pm and 4pm. It is my hope to be in attendance during the opening reception. My aurora borealis painting…read more →

Unexpected Painting Delay

I have some bad news. On our way home from the Jasper Dark Sky Festival on Sunday, October 27, 2013 my mom (who accompanied me on this trip) and I were in an accident outside Edson, AB just after dark. We are both thankfully ok and walked away from the accident with minor injuries. We are very happy that things…read more →

Jasper Dark Sky Festival 2013

I was very lucky to be able to go to the Jasper Dark Sky Festival this weekend. I went specifically to take two night time photography sessions taught by world renowned aurora borealis and night time photographer Yuichi Takasaka. It was an honor to meet him and have him explain his techniques to capture images of the night sky. I…read more →

Conculsion of Revolutions: The Inexorable Evolution of Art

Photo: From Endeavor Arts Facebook Feed   Today marks the conclusion of the extended showing of the Revolutions: The Inexorable Evolution of Art curated by the Canadian Space Society and hosted by Endeavor Arts Gallery in Calgary, AB. I wanted to thank the CSS and Endeavor Arts for such an innovative event and also thank everyone that came out to…read more →

Limited Holiday Release 2013

Due to the overwhelming response to my Fall 2013 collection of aurora borealis paintings, I’ve spent the last few weeks prepping new canvases for a limited number of small sized canvases to be released before the holiday season. I’ll hopefully have a few done and added to the remaining pieces on display at the Grey Nuns Community Hospital by the…read more →

Winter Night Movement Set of 5

I finished up a set of 5 small paintings today that I am rather pleased with. Painting snow at night is a little tricky, but I’m happy with the results. With the new paintings that I am working on I think I will play with this as a landscape option! Its been pretty cool turning the lights on and off…read more →

Extended Showing of Revolutions: The Inexorable Evolution of Art

The group art show that I am participating in has been extended an extra two weeks at Endeavor Arts. If you are going to be in the Calgary area, please stop by the gallery! Revolutions: The Inexorable Evolution of Art concludes Saturday, October 26, 2013 Endeavor Arts Gallery #200 1209 First Street SW Calgary AB T2R 0V3 For details of…read more →

Aurora Borealis – New Collection Fall 2013

Here are all of the new paintings I have done the last few months and have finished posting them all in the portfolio section. If there is a specific painting on display in this post you’d like the details for, click on the image and you will be redirected to the specific portfolio post for your convenience. As requested by…read more →

Funniest Comment I’ve Heard

I have heard a few people at different events now that have had a bit of a problem with my aurora borealis paintings and I have had a good laugh about it with my friends and family. Some people find the aurora borealis paintings “too dark” – the irony of this just cracks me up. For the record, since I’ve…read more →

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