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Visual Art – Toronto, ONT

I draw and paint unique original images on reclaimed wood. I find my canvases on curbsides and alleyways in Toronto, or from my father’s wood shop or in barns and sheds on our family’s farm. Apart from portraits, my passion has proven strong and durable on a path of happy surrealism. Whimsical characters constantly beckon to me from the wood, and I try to help them show themselves using pencil, pastel and paint. My released characters are unbound by constraints like gender, race, or species. They interact in ways that show tenderness, curiosity, affection, and sensuality. With each piece, I strive to create an engaging, immersive viewing experience. ...more