Painting

My Mother’s Artwork, II

In 2020 I posted some of my mother's enamel works. This time I'll show you a few of the many paintings she made in her life. Her name was Bernice Barsel and she lived from 1922 to 2014. Her styles varied from fanciful to realistic and the paintings here are done in both watercolour and… Continue reading My Mother’s Artwork, II

Exhibits & Performances

Kusama Exhibition

I'm a member of the Art Gallery of Ontario in Toronto. As a  member, I had the chance to see a preview of the Yayoi Kusama exhibit on Thursday. Getting a ticket for the show was a very long process. I was in a virtual line for 7 hours and could only do that because I… Continue reading Kusama Exhibition

Painting

House Paintings

I wanted to show you some more oil paintings that I've done over the past few years. These two are related. The house you see in House Spirit was next to a friend's place in Toronto. Here, it was in the process of being torn down. It was a beautiful old house that reminded me… Continue reading House Paintings

Painting

More Garden Paintings

As you can see, on this blog I like to meander around among the art work I've done.  This time I'll return to another oil painting I made.  In 2007, after photographing a friend's garden in the countryside, I painted this.  It was a challenge for me, because I'd never done anything quite like it. I ended… Continue reading More Garden Paintings