Celtic Music Inspired Linocut

I just got back from Newfoundland where Celtic music was frequently playing.  This got me thinking about a coloured linocut I made in the 1980s in response to a wonderful concert I heard at the Owen Sound Folk Festival in Ontario.  One night I heard the Scottish folksinger Archie Fisher who, I believe, was accompanied… Continue reading Celtic Music Inspired Linocut

Exhibits & Performances, Photography

The Rooms–St. John’s, Newfoundland

I was travelling in Newfoundland, Canada for several weeks this month. In St. John's, the province's capital, we went to The Rooms.  It's a beautiful cultural space uniting Newfoundland and Labrador's history, heritage and artistry. We felt the power of architecture to positively influence well-being when we were there.  The photo is taken from the… Continue reading The Rooms–St. John’s, Newfoundland



Over the years, I've done several self-portraits.  This one is from 2009, again in water soluble oil paints on canvas.  It's one I enjoy for the freedom of the brush strokes and the feeling it expresses.  I painted it directly while looking in a mirror as opposed to using a photograph of myself as the… Continue reading Self-Portrait