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He Who Hesitates is Lost

 The Painting You looked at Today
And Wanted to Think About Tonight
Will be sold Later Today
To the Person Who Saw it Yesterday
And Though About It Last Night!
 
Collectors of Art weather they be […]

August 11th, 2014|1 Comment

Lake Some Place Some where

This 3’x 4′ by 1″wood panel in my sisters loft in Oak Bay, Victoria was asking to be used and I was looking to keep my skills in shape as I have several paintings to finish […]

August 9th, 2014|0 Comments

Crowds came to see real artist demo their creative abilities at the Birth Place of B.C. gallery in Beautiful Fort Langley

      

The two day effort was blessed with sunshine and high temperatures as the public mingled with a few of the best artist in BC. My supporters, folks that own my paintings and a few […]

August 4th, 2014|0 Comments

Artist Demos Aug. 3 & 4th in Beautiful Fort Langley BC

This artist and other artist that hang in the Birthplace of B.C. Gallery in Fort Langley will be painting in the gardens surrounding the gallery this weekend for interested persons and the general public. I […]

July 30th, 2014|2 Comments

World Class Graphic Designer in UK

My googling the other day brought me a pleasant surprise. After my post grade at LCP in London I got a student associate job with Ken Garland & Associates in Camden Town, Ken was and […]

July 18th, 2014|1 Comment

Fine Art Program thrown out along with Sculpture instructor of 24 years

VANCOUVER metro  “Instructor cries censorship after sculpture seized”

What I think the instructor is saying in this sculpture is: We have a president that brings his poodle to school, is an American and supports the marching order to get […]

May 14th, 2014|1 Comment

Art Focus Painting Group has Spring Show First of May

My thoughts on abstract art are on the back burner this week because I have been doing newspaper interviews this week because my wife Lauren is showing for the first time as a watercolor artist […]

April 26th, 2014|1 Comment

Where Will the Fine Art Programs find a new Home?

 

The shift of Fine Art programs out of the art schools and regional colleges like UCFV, Capilano College and Douglas College began approximately 20 years ago with the purge of art programs in public schools […]

April 6th, 2014|2 Comments

The Shifting Sands of “Fine Art ” in the Art Colleges

It’s very much below the surface but things are changing at the art colleges.  It goes something like this, if both Federal and Provincial governments are going to fund the institutions they want graduates that […]

March 28th, 2014|1 Comment

Why “University” apposed to Emily Carr School of Art+Design

Several years ago the art colleges/schools were in need of Federal funding that was only available to real ‘Universities’. To qualify the Ministry of Education required that academic courses to be taught and History of […]

March 15th, 2014|2 Comments