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Why Success isn’t Everything

In 12 years of painting, 7 of them full time, I’ve reached a moderate degree of success. I am happy and grateful to be able to live solely from sales of artwork. I am able to support my family and love where I live. And yet my prices are still extremely low compared with the…

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I have recently moved to the country with my family and as a result was subjected to pretty slow internet speeds. This prompted me to look over all of my photos of my artwork, organize them, optimize them for web, and upload them online. So, apart from new work (mexican landscapes, mostly) the site now…

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Artists are known to lead volatile lives, some through drugs and alcohol, others through explosive relationships, others yet through recklessness – financial or otherwise. All this is because the artist, to be satisfied with his or her output, needs to feel something and express those feelings. Otherwise, even if technically brilliant and maybe even beautiful…

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Thanksgiving 2016 News Update

In the beginning of November, I went on vacation. Flying into to the Huatulco airport, I first spent a week with family, which culminated in me teaching my 2.5 year old niece to paint. She’s very talented in music and art and has been painting pretty much daily. In Huatulco and the surrounding area, I…

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December 2015 update

OK I know I am very behind on blog posts. Please accept my apologies. It’s just that I wanted to post an in-depth update of my European trip, before moving on to other things. However, I’ll have to do that Europe post later, because there is just too much to say. The main news I…

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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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