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This weekend! West End Studio Tour.

The West End Studio Tour (WEST) is a pleasant walking, biking or driving tour of artist studios located in the West end of Ottawa, Ontario. I’ll be showing at 619 Westview Ave, Ottawa, with the talented artist, Alice Ruth Hinther. … Continue reading

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West End Studio Tour — double Wammy!

I’m VERY proud to be showing with the talented Alice Hinther during this year’s West End Studio Tour. Two artists at the same location (#2 and #3 on the map) — in Alice’s beautiful backyard garden. Two weekends: September 7-8, … Continue reading

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Speed Painting!

No joke, this guy can paint a complete painting in less than 60 seconds.

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Fish mosaic recently launched…

Mini Fish, paper mosaic, $227, tax-free. This paper mosaic piece is entirely handmade, including the frame. This is an original process creating the visual effect of tile mosaic using various handmade, recycled and acid-free crafting papers and acrylic gel. The … Continue reading

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Cool 3-D Illusion Street Art

To celebrate my bringing art to the streets of Ottawa (ByWard Market), here is some very impressive actual street art, painted directly on the pavement to give the illusion of a 3D space on a flat surface. WOW, these people … Continue reading

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I am 1 of 40 Official Artists of Canadian Tulip Festival!

I’m very proud to announce that I have become one of just 40 Official Artists of this year’s Canadian Tulip Festival. In 1945, the Dutch royal family sent 100,000 tulip bulbs to Ottawa in gratitude for Canadians having sheltered Princess Juliana and her daughters … Continue reading

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Month of May at Linda Street Gallery

If you’re in the Westboro neighbourhood, check out my solo show at Linda Street Gallery (lobby of the city’s Dovercourt Recreation Centre). I’ve got an excellent cross-section of my paper mosaics there from May 1 to May 30th.

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Very cool video of camouflaged Octopus

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Insects in Modern Art

The Caddis Fly larva builds its home by weaving silk with tiny sticks and particles found at the bottom of a pond or river, where it lives. Contemporary French artist Hubert Duprat used their habits in an experiment that would … Continue reading

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Wonder Geeks Activate — an art show just for geeks!

“Wonder Geeks Activate” is a show put together by geeks for geeks. February 25th, 7-10PM. Zaphod Beeblebrox Night Club, 27 York Street, Ottawa, ON. I am proud to be one of 11 artists selected for this “geeky” show. I’ll have my … Continue reading

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