t e x t w o r k s . . .
a r t i s t ′ s s t a t e m e n t . . .
Whether I have worn the hat of architect, writer, editor, or visual artist, the work has always come down to communication through language and image, connection through story and idea. What fascinates me most, as both writer and artist, is how we continue to try to build or restore a narrative about the world and ourselves in it, despite our not knowing the beginning or the end of the story. We don’t know what the whole was, is, or might be, though we generate so many of the pieces themselves. Most telling, I think, is what we make of those pieces, those fragments of the tale, and how we rearrange the truth to satisfy curiosity and to ward off uncertainty. In my work, I explore the ways we imagine ourselves in the incomplete story with an unknowable end. Artist statements for individual works can be found in my Notebook.
e x h i b i t i o n s . . .
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September 19 – 27 OshawaSpaceInvaders Art Festival | various locations, Oshawa, ON
April 3 – 24 Drawing for Art group show | Station Gallery, Whitby, ON
March 14 – October 5 Sketchbook Project 2014 North American Tour | via Art House, Brooklyn, NY
January 6 – February 10 Allan’s Artists group exhibition | McLean Recreation Complex, Ajax, ON
s e l e c t e d ( * s o l o )
2013 Small Works Show | The Vault, Oshawa, ON
2013 Mind & Matter juried exhibition (1st prize. Jury: Anik Glaude, Gil McElroy, & Alice Teichert) | Station Gallery, Whitby, ON
2013 OshawaSpaceInvaders (OSI) | Oshawa, ON
2013 Drawing for Art group show | Station Gallery, Whitby, ON
2013 Sketchbook Project 2013 North American Tour | via Art House, Brooklyn, NY
2012 Shift juried exhibition | Station Gallery, Whitby, ON
2012 Allan’s Artists | Silverstone Gallery, Pickering, ON
2012 Reading the Image, invitational group show, with Komarnicki, MacDonald, Hamel, Di Leonardo, Honey. Curated by Olex Wlasenko | Station Gallery, Whitby, ON
2012 Slipstream* | Town Hall Council Chambers Lobby, Ajax, ON
2012 BOOK<>ART | Blue Heron Studio, Uxbridge, ON (1st prize)
2012 Off the Pages | Station Gallery, Whitby, ON
2012 Drawing for Art | Station Gallery, Whitby, ON
2011 Rock, Paper, Scissors juried exhibition | Station Gallery, Whitby, ON
2011 Slipstream* with Mary Anne Barkhouse | Visual Arts Centre of Clarington (VAC), Bowmanville, ON
2011 Drawing for Art | Station Gallery, Whitby, ON
2011 Slipstream* | Great Hall Gallery, Aurora Cultural Centre, Aurora, ON
2010 Looking Forward, Looking Back juried exhibition | Station Gallery, Whitby, ON
2010 Fragments of the Missing* | Art on the Second, Central Whitby Public Library, Whitby, ON
2010 Drawing for Art | Station Gallery, Whitby, ON
2010 Slipstream* | Artspace on the Mezzanine (VAC), Clarington Public Library, Bowmanville, ON
2010 Fragments of the Missing* | Ontario Power Generation Info Centre (PineRidge Arts Council), Pickering, ON
2009 2008-2009 Artists with Jane Eccles, Olex Wlasenko, Sally Thurlow, Jean-Michel Komarnicki, Helen Bajorek MacDonald, David Gillespie | Artspace on the Mezzanine (VAC), Clarington Public Library, Bowmanville, ON
2008 Fragments of the Missing* | Artspace on the Mezzanine (VAC), Clarington Public Library, Bowmanville, ON
p u r c h a s e . . .
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