Born and raised in Toronto, Ontario.
Art has been an important focus for me throughout my life. And while I have experimented with different paint mediums and subject matter over the years, the one thing I keep coming back to is some sort of representational art.
While I consider myself to be a mainly self-taught painter, the art school training I have had has provided me with a solid understanding of how to technically strengthen my work through colour and composition.
My long career in the graphic arts has also affected my style. I credit it with helping me craft the composition of a painting. I think it’s one of the most important things in painting, next to learning about whichever medium you choose to work with, and what your pallet of colours can do for you.
As a painter my work is constantly evolving and I enjoy both realistic and abstract art. Whether I use acrylic, oil or other paint mediums, I like the idea of preserving a small piece of time through my art. For me the process of painting - the strategy of how to approach each piece of work - is the most enjoyable and challenging part of the experience.
SHOWS TO DATE
2016 - Art@231 Studio Gallery
Group Shows - Hamilton, ON 231 James St North, Hamilton, ON
2015 Nature’s Lines - Art@231 Studio Gallery
Solo Show - Hamilton, ON 231 James St North, Hamilton, ON
2014-2013 Annual Square Foot Show - Paula White Diamond Art Gallery
Group show - Waterloo, ON.
2013 23rd Annual McMichael Autumn Art Sale - Kleinburg, ON
2012 Studio Vogue Gallery, 216 Avenue Road - Toronto, ON
Group/Solo Show (October 3 to 24)
2012 Visual Arts Mississauga. @ The Art Gallery of Mississauga
34th Annual Juried Show of Fine Arts. 300 City Centre Drive
(January - February) Mississauga, ON
2012 beaux-art Brampton – 70 Main Street North, Brampton, Ontario
Open Juried Show (March - April)
2011 Studio Vogue Gallery, 216 Avenue Road - Toronto, ON
Group/Solo Show (June 1 to 22)
2010 Arta Gallery, 55 Mill Street - Toronto, ON
2010 The AFAC 2010 Art Show, Metro Hall Rotunda, Toronto, ON
2010 Toronto Art Expo 2010, February 25th - 28th
At the Metro Toronto Convention Centre
2009 Arta Gallery, 55 Mill Street - Toronto, ON
2009 beaux-art Brampton – 70 Main Street North, Brampton, Ontario
1994 Oakville Galleries Volunteer Association - Oakville, Ontario
1993 Art Gallery of Peel – Wellington St. East, Brampton, Ontario
Group Jury Show
1988 AVIVA Art Show (Simpsons Art Gallery) - Toronto, ON
Group show (Watercolour) April 23
1987 Imaginus Gallery - 3221-A Youge St. - Toronto, ON
Solo Show (Watercolour) April 1-18
1987 Toronto Watercolour Society - YMCA Sheppard and Bayview, North York, Ontario
Group show (Watercolour) best Marine painting, Nov. 8