Synesthesia Complete

Synesthesia Complete

Well, last week was a fantastic experience at Midsummer Music Festival in Smithers. Seven painters, and a number of musicians jammed together, responding to each other’s creations.  The bands 1000 Cuts, Moth Mouth, Blocktreat & Harmful Ray, along with some...
Synesthesia

Synesthesia

This weekend is the Smithers Midsummer Music Festival, a wonderful fest that we love going to.  This year, I’ll be participating as a visual artist in a session called “Synesthesia”.  Here’s the blurb about it from Midsummer: When two mediums...
Hungary

Hungary

I have recently sent some artwork off to a group show in Budapest, Hungary at the Dual Gallery, connected to the Hungarian Multicultural Centre.  It will be opening July 10 and running for a month. Curator Beate Szechy has chosen some selections from my Field Notes...
Youth Art Show

Youth Art Show

We are just finishing up the exhibition of the Valley Youth Show at the Smithers Art Gallery, which I coordinate and install, and features primarily my students’ artwork, though we also invite other youth artists from around the Bulkley Valley to participate.  I...
Smithers Pride Days 2018

Smithers Pride Days 2018

We recently held two fabulous Pride Days here in Smithers.  At our high school, we had our 2nd annual one on Friday May 25.  And because of last year’s amazing SSS Pride, which attracted many community citizens, the energy to create the first town-based one grew...
Northwest Coast Canoe & Paddle

Northwest Coast Canoe & Paddle

We’ve been very fortunate at Smithers Secondary School to be able to provide an opportunity for our students to learn from some local Indigenous artists. A sizeable war canoe named “Nyībegh” meaning, “Stability on Water” in...
Fences: PG

Fences: PG

Two Rivers Gallery Exhibition Announcement – FENCES The exhibition “Fences” opened last Thursday at the Two Rivers Gallery in Prince George.  As I’ve mentioned, I have 2 pieces in the show: portraits of young local Indigenous folks (former...
Packing Art

Packing Art

I recently spent some time packing up two artworks for an upcoming group show entitled FENCES at the Two Rivers Gallery in Prince George.  They are from my series looking at how First Nations are responding to the history of colonialism on their land, and my...
“Many Lives” Complete

“Many Lives” Complete

Well, my show is done now. I took it down Wednesday night. It was a wonderful run … I received many positive and inspired comments from the community, both verbally and in the comment book, from little kids to adults. I feel very fortunate to live in such a...
Newspaper Feature

Newspaper Feature

Just thought I’d post the two newspaper articles that appeared in the Interior News for my show. Here are a couple of links as well.  First for the online content on the Interior News website: Oct.25 and Nov.1.  And then for pdf’s that I host....
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