take this cup

“Cup” was made with conte and acrylic paint in 2010, and digitally edited in 2020. This image was published in the Emmaus Community’s booklet of meditations for the season of Lent.  Here is my reflection: As I considered the scriptures for today’s reading, an early artwork of mine came to mind. What does it depict?Continue reading “take this cup”

interworld opens

Interworld opened on May 3rd and ran to May 12, 2019. It was the first of two exhibitions from the mentorship program at arc.hive. “Seven artists navigate the Interworld to produce works exploring time, transformation, the uncanny, and the secretive and silenced worlds of trauma and mental health.”  The artists included Shae Anthony, Desiree DeRuiter, Markus Drassl, SusanContinue reading “interworld opens”

advancing the small

I was invited by Wendy Welch, director of Vancouver Island School of Art, to give an address to the Advanced Drawing Class of 2016.  This is an abridged version. It is a very important principle I have learned here at VISA – our inspiration, our emotion, our ideas, need a road along which to travel,Continue reading “advancing the small”