Saturday, July 13, 2013

To the Beach

A quick sketch, but I think I caught some of her determination. 

5" x 5"
Pencil and Gouache
on Claybord

Monday, June 24, 2013

Fog and Sun

5 x 5 acrylic on paper

I just realized it has been a whole season since I've posted.  It's
been a season of recovery and healing.

I'm looking forward to this season of summer,  planning to fill it with sun and 

Sunday, March 17, 2013

Bloom V Show - Coast Collective

Last April I was fortunate to spend a week in Phoenix,
what a bonus  to see
all the cacti in bloom!

"Desert in Bloom"
14"  x 18"
acrylic on canvas

Going to a new home in Israel!

Monday, February 18, 2013

Coming Together - Associates Show

I am very pleased that "Valley Road" won third
prize at the "Coming Together" Show.

Thank-You to the Coast Collective Directors

One of three paintings accepted into the Coast Collective Show
"Coming Together"

"Valley Road"
11"  x  14"
acrylic on paper

Sunday, January 6, 2013

Urban Trees

Simplicity in a landscape is what I love best, I'm still working on it!

"Urban Trees - Rock Wall"
 5" x 5"
Acrylic on Paper

Saturday, November 17, 2012

Small Treasures Show

Parking lots in the rain at dusk, 
filled with tired people running errands. 
I find them a real hazard, but there are glimpses of

"Urban Trees - Dusk"
5.5 x 5.5
acrylic on paper

Small Treasures Show at the Coast Collective

Thursday, November 1, 2012

I have been fascinated by the trees in our city lately,
  purposefully planted , 
beauty in the midst of busyness,
 orderly chaos!

"Urban Trees - Rain"
5.5 x 5.5
 acrylic on gessoed paper!

Sunday, October 28, 2012

Thursday, August 30, 2012

The Love of Giraffes

For Alivia
when she sleeps over
the giraffes she saw at the
Phoenix Zoo

12 x 24
oil on canvas

Saturday, April 28, 2012


You are never too old to
set another goal or to 
dream a new dream -C.S. Lewis

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Spring is Here!

The first full day of spring and a warm sunny one at last,
 although my little visitor came from the land of snow!

Sunday, February 26, 2012

Storm Watching Week-end!

Gorgeous week-end, one fantastic storm and then 2 sunny days in Tofino!

Small Treasures on the beach

Thursday, February 23, 2012

New Landscapes

11 x 14 - Acrylic on Canvas

Beyond The Shadow
11 x 14 - Acrylic on Cradled wood Panel

These two paintings are now at the Juan De Fuca Centre. "Overlooking" is one of my favourite spots on the Dallas waterfront and "Beyond the Shadow" is a composite painting  from places in the Fraser Valley.

 Now I'm off to Tofino with friends, to do some storm watching! 

Monday, January 23, 2012

Week-end Project

Two days of sorting old letters, pictures and kids mementos and the job is still not finished.

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Tuesday, January 17, 2012


It doesn't take a lot of snow to snarl traffic in this city, you might notice a light dusting on the tree. 
I took this picture while inching along to work this morning. 

I'm hoping for a snow day tomorrow!