I am a Canadian artist. I take pleasure painting on location, no matter what the weather. This allows me to interpret exactly what I am seeing, and often my plein air studies inform my larger work. My subject matter is North American landscapes and seascapes.

Quiet Lake

“It is wonderful to feel the grandness of Canada in the raw, not because she is Canada but because she’s something sublime that you were born into, some great rugged power that you are part of.” – Emily Carr

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