A few years ago I was out walking the dogs and discovered somebody had brought a big box of toy trains out to the street for garbage. I brought the dogs back home and came back in my car and scooped the trains. I didn’t… Read More
This is another new painting called Dead Man’s Fingers. It’s oil on canvas, 24″X24″. The last few months have been a period of improvisation for me in the studio. I’ve been having tremendous fun with this group of paintings, feeling loose and free, open to… Read More
Here’s another new painting, called Don’t Mess With the King. It’s oil on canvas, 24″X24″. I don’t have any immediate plans to exhibit the new paintings. If you’re in Toronto and you want to see this or any of the new ones in real life,… Read More
Here’s another new painting. Like the previous one I shared, this is a diptych, each canvas 2′ square.
Over the years, we’ve integrated all kinds of artwork into our gardens here at 27th Street. I love these two sculptures by Scott Childs. A recent addition is this sculpture by Jacob Yerex. We’ve installed it on a copper pipe previously used for a teacup… Read More
Sheila and I have been creating a lot of images in collage lately, both individually and together. In our latest collaborative effort, we revisit an old copy of Jonathan Swift’s Gulliver’s Travels. I don’t know where we got this book. It was once the property… Read More
Sheila and I have made another book of collages. This one is called, Please answer “Yes”. If you’re interested in a taste, I made the little video below.
I posted the other day about the book Mandatory 8 Count, which Sheila Gregory and I did together back in 1991 at a gallery called Workscene. Workscene was on Bathurst St just north of Queen. Some of you may remember it. The book was part… Read More
As regular visitors to this oasis in the blog swamp are aware, Sheila and I have been working on some artist books. This is something we’re revisiting now but it is not a new format for us. Last night we pulled from the vault a… Read More
Sheila and I worked on this book together. Our starting point was a copy of my little book, Squeeze Box Man – The Lazy Allen Stories. We used an assortment of collage material as well as some marker and a little paint.