Sunday, November 23, 2014


Thank you to my colleagues at the Ontario Plein Air Society for voting me Best In Show at the annual OPAS exhibition, happening right now at the Project Gallery!
From a strong selection of work from 28 artists, my painting 'Jade Pool' was chosen for the honour.

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Yellow Bus   11x14, oil on panel

 Yard, Left   11x14, oil on panel

 Yard, Right   11x14, oil on panel

A big 'thank you' to those artists that braved torrential rains to participate in my urban plein air workshop. Despite the weather spirits were high and we worked hard.

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

This will be a very interesting show. See it if you can.
I will have two pieces there- a plein air and a large studio version of the same image.

Sunday, August 31, 2014

City views en plein air.

Toronto Skyline   11x14, oil on panel

 Parade Float   11x14, oil on panel

Cantors  7 1/2x6, oil on panel

Monday, July 21, 2014

Recent plein air views from around the city.

Blue Canoe   11x14, oil on panel

Corner House   14x11, oil on panel

                                      Jade Tub   11x14, oil on panel

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

I will be participating in the Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition, July 4, 5, and 6.
Visit booth A21 to see these recent paintings and more!

 Cruising   10x12, oil on panel

 Park Building 1   11x14, oil on panel

 Park Building 2   11x14, oil on panel

 Rain In The Woods   11x14, oil on panel

 The Annex Theatre   6 1/2 x 7, oil on panel

 Cars 1   6 1/2 x 7, oil on panel

Cars 2   6 1/2 x 7, oil on panel

Monday, June 9, 2014

Below are a few 11x14 plein air oils from the easel.
Roofers   14x11 oil on panel

Frontier 2  11x14  oil on panel

Cabinets   11x14  oil on panel
Below are a few smaller oil sketches from the pochade box.
The box is a good fit for the bicycle basket.

Diamond   6x7 1/2  oil on panel

The Matador   6x7 1/2  oil on panel

Blue Tarp   6x 71/2  oil on panel

Rainy Afternoon   6x7 1/2  oil on panel

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Without new boots in the budget, I've been spending much of this cold winter in the studio.
Directly below is an example of the work I've been doing. Stay tuned for more.
 Towns Road   20x20, oil on canvas.

Of course, I have been getting outside. Hard to resist all this beautiful snow.

 Shoveller  7x6 1/2, oil on panel

 Stairs In Snow  11x14, oil on panel

Yard In Snow  14x11, oil on panel

Sunday, February 2, 2014

Winter en plein air

 Rooftops In Snow  11x14, oil on panel

 Ice Storm  11x14, oil on panel
 Red House #5  7 1/2x6, oil on panel

Stone Wall  14x16, oil on panel