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How to Make it as an Artist: Part 3
How to Make it as an Artist: Part 3

As I mentioned in yesterdays blog, Social Media and a web presence is essential in todays day and age to carve out your place in the art world.  It can seem like a daunting task at first because there are so many platforms to do this on and intially until you get the hang of it it can seem like it t...

How to make it as an Artist: Part 2
How to make it as an Artist: Part 2

Gaining exposure within the public eye has always been a challenge in the art world.  In times before the internet it was important for artists to be involved in galleries in order to gain exposure, becasue they were about the only way to do so. But now with the internet and social media it is easie...

How to make it as an artist: Part 1
How to make it as an artist: Part 1

Over the past 13 years as a professional artist I have achieved many great successes and continue to have amazing opportunities and exposure coming my way.  Some people have reffered to me as an anomaly because I have carved out my success on my own with the support of my amazing and loyal fans, sup...

A Summer with Purpose
A Summer with Purpose

Well... now that we know what our fate is with the newly elected BC government and their stand on pipelines and tankers on our coast. I suggest everyone steps off the pavement this summer and really spends some quality time in the great outdoors.  Go biking, hiking, swimming, boating or anything els...

Spring has Sprung
Spring has Sprung

Spring is finally upon us!  The sun is out, cherry blossoms on the trees and the snow is melting.  It was a great season in the mountains, but I mut say I am ready for the sunshine!

The past 6 months have been incredible for me.  My involvement with Raincoast's "Art for an Oil Free Coast" project w...

State of the Art
State of the Art

Tonight is the opening night of the "State of The Art" show in Whistler.  It is in the foyer of the Conference center and will be up for the next 10 days.  It's always an incredible show with loads of amazing art from some super talented artists.  If you are up in Whistler over the next 10 days I wo...

Multiplicity Show in Whistler

Overcoming fears and improving the self has been my primary goal over the past year.  As an artist I am afforded a lot of time sitting in one space while I am painting with nothing other than the joy of creative time on my side.  I am very grateful that I am doing this in this day and age where the ...

Winning!
Winning!

Just a few weeks ago I teamed up with my incredibly talented friend and graphic designer Kristen Dillon to put together a submission for the Street Banner contest in Squamish.  I came up with the concept sketches and the design colours and Kristen did all the computer work to pull it all together.

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After An Inspiring Summer, Welcome to the Fall!
After An Inspiring Summer, Welcome to the Fall!

After what I can only classify as the best summer I've ever had draws to an end, I'm both excited for what's coming up next and sad to see the season go. Since May I've been on a string of epic adventures in search of self and inspiration. Luckily over the past 5 months I managed to find both. Throu...

My Interactive Stage Design

At the start of August the 4th annual BASSCOAST PROJECT music festival happened again up the Squamish Valley...and oh boy did it ever happen!!

The idea for my stage came from an old painting I had done a dance party about 8 years ago. It was the first "live" painting that I had ever done.

In the p...