ink and roses

  The symbol of love, the rose is also the symbol of struggle and suffering; of being brave and facing the dark. Look how it is used as a motif in fairy tales- the rose that precipitates the dark tale of the Beauty and the Beast; the prince who wakes the Sleeping Beauty has toContinue reading “ink and roses”

a send off

As well as my friends Heather and Clare who came in to help with photographs and taking down high pictures respectively, ( thank you!) I had one last visitor to the show. As she was leaving a car with her husband in tow, we saw each other through the window and we smiled. I wasContinue reading “a send off”

art and the nature of wisdom

On the 12th of March 2017, I gave a talk that ties in with my exhibition “The Other Side of War.” The talk was given during the sermon time at St Philip Anglican Church in Oak Bay, Victoria, BC, Canada. My working title for this talk has been Art and the Nature of Good andContinue reading “art and the nature of wisdom”

installation and opening

With more than a little help from my friends, my first solo show was installed and my art brought into the world. I will be at the the Fifty Fifty gallery ( at 2516 Douglas Street, Victoria BC Canada) from 1 – 4 pm tomorrow ( Sunday 12) , next weekend Saturday 18 and SundayContinue reading “installation and opening”