15 March 2014
Ready to go on display at the Winnipeg Art Gallery Shop, Unabashedly Amorous is my latest completed sculpture. 540mm high x 330mm diameter, the piece is a ceramic sculpture (fired with glazes and stains, completed with cold finishes) on a polychromed, turned wooden base.
There’s a time to be shy about love… and there’s a time to wrap yourself in its warm embrace.
The vernissage for ‘Put the Art in Heart: WAVE at the WAG’ is on Wednesday, 9 April, 18:00 to 21:00. See you there?
10 February 2014
My latest piece, No Regrets, is on display at the Cre8ery in Winnipeg as a part of the annual ‘For the Love of Craft‘ exhibit of the Manitoba Craft Council (open until 18 February). This hand-built ceramic sculptural piece (270mm x 490mm) is finished with fired glaze and stains, and includes assemblage elements — wooden Scrabble tiles, bicycle spokes, and a turned wooden base.
27 December 2013
My latest commission, Awaiting Serendipity, was completed and delivered just in time for Christmas. A hand-built ceramic sculptural piece (345mm x 180mm x 435mm) it’s glazed in antique silver and includes an old hand drill, mounted on a wooden base.
In case you’re not an early riser, live outside of southern Manitoba, or, like me, you don’t own a television, here’s a link to the interview that CityTV did with me on 23 August 2013.
24 July 2013
Jack… Master of None is my latest figurative sculptural piece, showing at the Pulse Gallery (the Forks) Winnipeg as of tomorrow. Jack is quintessentially Canadian — a “type eh” personality who takes himself somewhat lightly. Hand-built fired clay figure/assemblage with turned wooden elements, shoe stretchers, and knife-blade propeller; oxide stains and cold finishes. 250mm diameter x 500mm height
Please come for a visit (10:00 to 18:00 on Saturday and Sunday)!
Download a map of participating studios here.
21 May 2013
for Olivia [a memento] This is a recently commissioned figurative ceramic sculpture created as a “memory piece” for a grand-daughter’s 18th birthday/graduation… 210 x 180 x 270 mm.
A lovely article about the Manitoba Interlake WAVE Artists’ Studio Tour appeared in a recent issue of CAA’s Going Places magazine. You can view or download a PDF of the article (4.4MB) here or by clicking on the cover image above.
Pencil in the dates for the next Tour — 9-10 June 2013, 10am to 6pm.
28 April 2013
Others dream alone. This piece speaks to the greater power of collective visioning and the realization of communal imagination. Individual dreams come in many sizes—common dreams move well beyond measurement.
25 March 2013
My latest sculptural piece, Apertural Thaw, is part of a group show of eclectic works by Interlake artists currently on exhibit in the Winnipeg Art Gallery. The show is entitled Thaw. We enjoyed participating in the well-attended vernisage last Friday evening. The Thaw exhibition can be viewed at the WAG until Sunday, 21 April…
Apertural Thaw (framed ceramic wall piece)
relating to an opening, as a hole, slit, etc.
usually circular, e.g. Optics, controlling a quantity of light
to abandon aloofness, reserve or hostility
to open up, become tender
to give forth warmth
“The eyes are the window to the soul.”
—Old English Proverb