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Dallas Sunrise, oil on canvas 16″ x 20″

Part of my new Dallas Road series that will be on display at the upcoming Studio Tour, June 4 and 5 – which happens to coincide with my birthday. Come help me celebrate!!!

524 Downey Road, North Saanich, BC

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A painting started the other night as a demo for the Oak Bay Art Club who graciously invited me to perform! Not bad for less than two hours work! The canvas was 30 X 40. I will be doing a bit more to finish but am quite happy with the overall effect and greatly enjoyed the occasion last night. Thanks, OBAC!

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Chesterman

Last Light Long Beach

Oil on Canvas 16″ x 20″

We are having a  group show in support of Raincoast Conservation Foundation.

Dales Gallery – 537 Fisgard Street, Victoria, BC

The opening will be on Saturday October 24th from 7 – 9 PM.

Hope you can attend.

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07 Jul

Summer Heat – New Works
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Summer Heat

Eclectic Gallery July 13 – August 15, 2015

Artist Reception July 18th, 3 – 5

2170 Oak Bay Avenue, Victoria BC, V8R 1E9

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18 May

Ebb and Flow
Posted at 9:47 am

Seascape-6

Ebb and Flow
Oil on Board 16″ x 20″
Love this close look at waves washing over the sand – the lacy texture of the water against sand and stones.

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Winter Wind, Salish Sea

I will be having a show of my seascapes – big and little – at Dales Gallery in Victoria in conjunction with World Ocean Day. A portion of sales will be going to the Raincoast Conservation Foundation, a very worthy cause. I’m excited to see the show mounted and hope all of you close by will be able to come to the opening on June 6th, from 2-5.

http://dalesgallery.ca/shows/shorelines/

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18 Mar

Woman Waiting
Posted at 1:38 pm

Waiting

Woman Waiting, oil on canvas 36″x 40″
Sometimes I see scenes that I feel compelled to paint. The quiet drama in this image – the sharp, uncompromisingly abstract quality of the black areas and the wire chair, contrasting with the softness of the light on the figure and on the draped jacket and purse are wonderful pictorial element. But what captures me the most is her expression – is it impatience, anxiety, expectation or all of the above.

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Here is a brand new video Keith took of me painting Shore Break, Salish Sea. Hope you enjoy it.

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13 Mar

Shore Break, Salish Sea
Posted at 6:17 pm

Shore Break
Oil on Canvas 30″ x 40″
My latest seascape – love the colouring in this one – lots of warm tones and tons of energy. This was done for the CNIB Eye Appeal Art Event fundraiser to be held in May – a cause that means a lot to me because of my 96-year-old mother-in-law who absolutely depends on CNIB’s reading books and support.

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10 Jan

Sunset Annapolis Basin
Posted at 4:22 pm

Annapolis
Oil on Canvas 11″ x 14″
Memories of last summer’s trip to Nova Scotia – the best visit ever. We saw so many friends and discovered new – to me, atleast – favourite spots. Cannot wait to return to Kingsport.

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