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New Website Launch

You may have noticed this site has been under construction. That’s because it was being redesigned from scratch to make it more user friendly, more responsive on phones and tablets, better organized, and more packed with features…

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I was recently again asked to speak about my friend Toller Cranston, at the Michael Hoppe concert (I will upload the video soon). I actually wrote a speech for this occasion. In case anyone is interested in who Toller was, here are some excerpts from my speech: I believe that if street kids get into…

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April 2015 Update

Exactly 141 years to the day¬†after the first impressionist exhibition in Paris in 1874, I have left France by train to Geneva to start my 1 month residency in a tiny village called Trelex. Before that, a few days in Paris seeing the works of the Impressionists (left me impressed) and three nights in Brussels…

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  The late Canadian skating icon, Toller Cranston, was the best friend I had in Mexico. We met at the end of 2011, when I visited his gallery in San Miguel de Allende for the first time. Just then, Toller was putting on an exhibition for a younger artist whom he had taken under his…

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Overall, this has been a good year for me. I am enjoying painting and meeting with painter friends – Toller Cranston, E.C. Bell, Bruce Stuart, and others. Everyone is traveling lots. Nobody sticks around for very long. Some new friends came, others left, but everything balances out in the end. You can only maintain so…

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August 2014 – Europe update

Hi everybody. Let me please apologize for not being up to date, I have been away in the Yukatan in Mexico, then Madrid, Barcelona, Cote d’Azur (France), Monaco, and Tuscany in Italy. There has been a lot of travel and I didn’t have a much time as I would have liked to update my blog.…

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March 2014 Update

I have been occupied with writing and have also been doing a fair bit of songwriting. Of course, I am also painting and it’s rare for me to be able to do all three at the same time. Usually one discipline takes priority over the others. On April 6, I will be part of a…

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An Uncharacteristic Second Update

I just realized that some links on the site were broken. That issue had been fixed. I am also looking into improving the contact form, as it seems to be buggy at the moment. I have added some small figurative paintings, a couple of medium figurative paintings, and one large one. Yesterday Toller Cranston stopped…

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News for January

Well, here is what is happening these days. I have been working a lot, but probably writing more than painting. I am trying very hard to get my second book out sometime within the next few months. I haven’t written any music because both of my guitars are out of commission and its really quite…

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