October 14 - October 22, 2021- Keep It Wild launches, featuring three pieces of my artwork, reaching an international audience. Wildcoast’s annual juried fundraiser raises money to fund initiatives that help conserve ocean and coastal ecosystems and address climate change through natural solutions. Go to www.wildcoast.org for more information about this international NGO based in Imperial Beach, California.
October 1st - 30, 2021- Artspiration 2021 launches online and at 10C Shared Space in Guelph. An exhibition and sale of beautiful multi-media artwork by local Guelph artists, inspired by the Yorklands Green Hub. Proceeds benefit the ongoing work of the YGH to procure and protect a portion of the former Ontario Reformatory lands for the public good. Four pieces of my artwork have been juried in to this exciting opportunity. Go to www.yorklandsgreenhub.ca for more information.
June 19, 2021– Art on the (Virtual) Street launches, Guelph’s flagship art sale and exhibition, a collaboration of The Guelph Arts Council and the Downtown Guelph Business Association, showcasing local talent and allowing art lovers to browse select works and purchase their favourites online. Show ends July 3rd.
March, 2020 and 2021– The Guelph Coalition for Active Transportation featured two pieces of my artwork at their AGM and in media releases promoting active transportation in Guelph and invitations for members to join. “Seamus Cycling at Sunset, Oro-Medonte” can be found in the “Portrait” gallery; “Light Ascending” can be found in the “Old Glass” gallery.
April to June, 2020– “Elements” juried show at the e-Bar at The Bookshelf, Guelph, curated by Eric Allen Montgomery. Two of my pieces were shown. “St. Malo” is an abstracted photograph found in the “Non-objective” gallery; and “San Miguel Sidewalk Stone” is a photograph-based digital painting found in the “Stone” gallery.
April, 2019– GCAT featured artist, Rosanne Morris, helps promote The Guelph Coalition for Active Transportation’s Magnificent Magnolia Ride. “Magnificent Magnolia”, a featured painting, can be found in the “Rivers, Forests, Sky” gallery.
December, 2019– Downtown Guelph Christmas Art Studio Crawl, an initiative of a small group of local artists with studios in the downtown core. My studio was included in the studio tour designed to support community building and sales for local artists in the festive season, showcasing local art.
April 27, 2019– Doors Open Guelph, a project of The Guelph Arts Council and the Downtown Guelph Business Association sponsored a tour of Guelph artist studios. My studio was open for this exciting opportunity to connect with the Guelph community.
October 25, 2017– An Evening with Robert Bateman at The River Run Centre in Guelph, sponsored by the Guelph Arts Council. During the Q and A period, Mr. Bateman publicly critiqued the work of 25 local Guelph artists. I was honoured to be one of them.
Spring 2014 and 2015– Juried entry of two pieces of art to Painting on the Green, a showcase for local artists, each year. I won honourable mention for “The Cloisters” found in the “Old Cities” gallery, in 2014.
Spring, 2014– Juried entry of six pieces of art for sale in the Guelph Artisans Shop (GCAA) in The Quebec Street Mall in Guelph.
January, 2005– Indigo Books at Sherway Gardens, Toronto— My photograph “The Cloisters” (18” x 24”) was chosen to hang for one month in the window of the store to help promote excellence in photography and the company’s new services for fine art photo printing.
Evenings and Weekends from 2002 to 2010– Various art classes with John Leonard and Steve Rose at Neilson Park Creative Art Centre: Non-Objective Painting and Open Studios.
Summers, 2002 to 2008– The Haliburton School of Art and Design, Fleming College. I participated in week-long summer art programs with a community of art students and artists. Courses included: Yoga and Art with Mary Pocock, Life Drawing with John Leonard, Non-Objective Painting with Steve Rose, and Abstract Landscape with John Leonard.
November, 2001– Runnymede Public Library in Toronto— two pieces of my art were included in a small showcase of art by students of The Artworks Art School on Jane Street, coordinated by Toronto Public Libraries and Maria Barac-Jandric, artist and teacher.