published

Having had my so much of my world view informed by listening to Australia’s public broadcaster, the ABC, I cannot say how much it means to have a written piece published in the Religion and Ethics Report. The article Art and the Nature of Good and Evil  is an expansion of a talk I originallyContinue reading “published”

show me your face

Flowers appear on the earth; the season of singing has come….. My dove in the clefts of the rock, in the hiding places on the mountainside, show me your face, let me hear your voice; for your voice is sweet, and your face is lovely. For a booklet of meditations for Advent, I was askedContinue reading “show me your face”

poster

I am honoured to have my work in an exhibition at the Slide Room Gallery, 2549 Quadra str, Victoria BC, Canada; opening on February 16th at 6pm. Learn more via the Facebook event page or Slide Room Gallery website.

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”

small worries

I had gone to bed worried about 2 things : 1) Is my work large or dramatic enough to say anything about war? Many drawings are small, in size  and in subject: mothers and children who were close to home and did not have the ability or luxury to think in terms of the bigContinue reading “small worries”

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”