Category Archives: Design

Kirkpatrick & Mace

In the summer I saw an exhibition at the Tacoma Museum of Glass of the extraordinary work of Joey Kirkpatrick and Flora Mace. Unbelievable!

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Design heaven

  I have got to see this place!  Check out this extraordinary place: the Design Library.  Thank you Peter Koepke for amassing this amazing collection and thank you Dwell magazine for alerting me to it.  On my list!

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This nest is best

Lucky enough to have this family of robins nest a few feet from our window in the spring.  Check out my son, Isaac’s video of feeding time.

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Moth Hour

Watching moths flying around a light was my inspiration behind this painting. While I paint I love listening to podcasts of The Moth Radio Hour: an hour of true stories told by ordinary people, without notes and with lots of … Continue reading

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Harmony Arts

A shout out to YAMAZAKI Appparel in Ambleside, West Vancouver, for exhibiting four of my paintings in their store front display during the Harmony Arts Festival (July 29-Aug 8 2016). The festival is a wonderful showcase of music, art and … Continue reading

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What’s the buzz

Come and visit my booth: North Shore Artists’ Guild Summer Art Sale Sat July 16, 12-9 pm & Sun July 17, 10-5 pm The Pipeshop in Shipbuilders’ Square 115 Victory Ship Way, North Vancouver, CANADA If you can’t make it, … Continue reading

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Rain dance

Inspiring designs from Masaru Suzuki at OTTAIPNU for umbrellas and handkerchiefs    

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Arty Chokes

Still Life with Artichokes, acrylic on wood panel, 16″ x 20″ I LOVE artichokes. And I love watching Melissa Clark’s (New York Times) food videos.  Painting paired with cooking: a perfect creative combination, like Melissa’s unbelievably delicious Braised Chicken with … Continue reading

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Soup song

BOUILLABAISSE 11″x 13″, acrylic on wood panel (1.5″ deep) For a mouth watering bouillabaisse follow Amanda Hesser’s simple recipe. If you would like to savour this painting, it’s on sale online until April 30 at the North Shore Artists’ Guild online … Continue reading

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Guiding light

North Vancouver City Hall: stunning award winning architecture and exceptional  Christmas lights. Architect: Michael Green of MacFarlane Green Biggar Architecture + Design Inc

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