October 15th and 16th, 2022— The Guelph Studio Tour 50 Guelph artists will showcase their work in their studios for visitors of the studio tour. Our studio at 103 Wyndham Street North in Guelph will be open! Visit https://www.guelphstudiotour.ca/ for details. We look forward to welcoming you for a visit!
October 1st- Solana Beach, California "Baja Bash" In-person and Virtual Art Auction to support the good work of https://wildcoast.org/ — Delighted to be in the company of talented artists from across North America and Mexico. For the second year in a row I will present three pieces of work at this exciting art show. Tune in online, or go to California in-person, to have the chance to purchase some wonderful art. Art collectors will support a non-profit organization whose mission is "to conserve some of the world's most significant coastal and marine ecosystems in the USA and Mexico" while mitigating the effects of climate change.
September 25th to December 18th- "Celebration of The Seasons- Autumn: A Quarterly Showcase"- Curated by Eric Allen Montgomery (Independent Curator and Arts Promoter of ACE Creative Services in Guelph, Ontario) this juried, quarterly exhibition will feature the themed work of Guelph artists. My piece "Wall at The Albion" (30 x 30", printed on metal) will be exhibited in The Bookshelf Cinema Greenroom until mid December. Hope to see you there! https.//bookshelf.ca/
September 8th to November 7th, 2022- The Guelph Studio Tour Showcase at The Red Brick Café in Guelph, Ontario Joining other member artists of The Guelph Studio Tour, I will be showing "Below the Surface"-- a 30 x 30" piece on canvas in this beautiful group exhibition. Drop by The Red Brick with friends and take a look at the work of some very talented Guelph artists whose studios will be open on October 15th and 16th for The Guelph Studio Tour. Go to https://www.guelphstudiotour.ca/ for more details.
August 20th to September 28th, 2022– An exhibition of my work Light, Water, Glass, Stone will be showcased at Miijidaa restaurant https://www.miijidaa.ca/ on Quebec Street in the heart of downtown Guelph. Hope you will venture in for a glass of wine, perhaps a meal, and a visit!
February 23rd, 2022– The Guelph Coalition for Active Transportation featured a piece of my work at their AGM and in media releases related to the promotion of active transportation in Guelph. “L’Hiver” can be found in the gallery “Rivers, Forests, Sky” on my website. Go to https://gcat.ca/ for more information.
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 https://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 http://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.