I often go into my studio with no notion of what I will paint or why. It is play time – discovering new colours, experimenting, being bold.
I am attracted to northern landscapes - regions that are less traveled and magnificent in their wildness. My abstractions tell a story of powerful places that lift the spirit and stir the soul. I use oil paint mixed with cold wax medium to build up layers from which shapes emerge and colours solidify. The results are always unpredictable and surprising, mirroring my travel experiences. The memorable gems of discovery are those that emerge at the least expected moment.
At the end of each day in my studio I endeavour to use up as much of the paint on my pallet as possible by working quickly and spontaneously on small … more > about Solitude
This ongoing series celebrates the beauty and mystery of the four seasons - inspired by the music of Antonio Vivaldi as interpreted by Max Richter. … more > about Seasons
My fascination with northern landscapes continues. Part of this series is inspired by a 2018 raft trip on the Alsek River which started in the Yukon … more > about North