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The Source

Over the years I’ve made several paintings called The Source, including a small group of tondos I made a few years ago. It’s a theme which has captured my imagination since, as a high school student, I first saw a photo of Courbet’s famous painting… Read More

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Special Sauce

Here’s a blast from the past, one of a group of paintings I made after a couple fly fishing trips to Idaho, Wyoming, Montana and Yellowstone I made with my friend East Texas Red, back in the early 90s. I think this one is from… Read More

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Deluge

A few years ago, I made a few smallish paintings that involved paint and corrugated cardboard and collage. I did them at a time when I was not very prolific, and I was trying to forge my way into new territory in the studio. I… Read More

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Woodcuts

I have two woodcut prints in the Summer Salon exhibition at Yumart, 101 Spadina. These were part of a series I made in 1987. At the time I was living and working in a storefront studio on Ossington Ave. Ossington was different back then. I… Read More

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The Broadcast

  This is a smallish (a couple feet wide) recent diptych called Broadcast. It’s an oil painting, created over quite a number of sessions. Although it is difficult to photograph well (for a bad photographer with a point and shoot camera), I think you can… Read More

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The Train

For no reason I can think of, this afternoon I recalled a song I used to really like called The Train by The Roches. I had their first record, on vinyl of course. There was something about their harmonies and their quirky lyrics that captured… Read More