The Ghosts of Artrosshes @The Coop Cafe

The Ghost of Artrosshes is heading to The Coop Cafe today and we’ll be sharing the walls with 4 other artists from Cortes Island.A great way to start ┬áthe month of February off with 3 shows to hang.First off Fancy These Walls opening today and can be viewed all month.Come on by for a coffee or treat and the space is available daily for your needs..The Ghosts of Artrosshes was first shown this summer in Powell River and I’m excited to share this series on 12.5 inches x 21inches recycled vinyl siding using collage,spray paint,acrylic each piece is for sell for $100 and are available at the end of the show to take home.

It’s a new year with a newsletter ….

I have lots of news to start the new year off.

The year starts in a new home with a new studio on 33 acres on Cortes Island B.C.Canada.We have finally settled in and love our new place.I have a new series on the go called That Wall.It consists of 13 paintings that are double sided using many mediums including textile and I’m really excited about it and to share it as it grows.For the next week I’ll be setting up the studio to be completely functional.I well also be working on my first line of handpainted T-Shirts. Stay tune for more information on these 2 projects.

In 2014 I had 8 art shows, went on tour with my band The Abbie Hoffman Society and hosted Art Battle in Powell River.I sold many paintings.Finished 2 series The Ghosts of Artrosshes 21 paintings on recycled vinyl siding  that showed at the Aurora Festival and The Stuffy Collection it was a very successful year.

The Stuffy Collection was a personal challenge doing portraits and photo shoots of my stuffed animal collection.I learned a lot and using many different techniques and combined many materials.The series is 156 pieces and has 2 shows booked on Feb.7th on Cortes island and Feb.13th in Powell River. Official announcements and details to come soon.There is also a hardcover art book to follow with stories from The Stuffy Collection.

Upcoming I will be finishing my new website and keep you all posted when it launches.On Jan.24th I have been invited to show a preview of The Ghosts of Artrosshes at The Coop Cafe with 2 other island Artist.My band The Abbie hoffman Society will be coming off a creative break and working on some new projects.I also look forward to the unplanned adventures and a spring vacation in the making.

I look forward to 2015 it’s starting with a bang of events a new garden space and feeling very inspired with my new studio.I wish you all a year of dreams coming true.

The Ghosts of Artrosshes

The Ghosts of Artrosshes well be unveiled at The Aurora Innovative Arts Festival in Townsite,Powell River on September 5-6th. 21 Paintings on recycled vinyl siding trying my hand at Typography using mixed media ,acrylic ,spray paint ,watercolour and what ever my heart desires The Ghosts of Artrosshes are the artists that have passed in this small town and they only see in one colour.There is a wide varity of art to enjoy,listen and experience during the festival i invite you to come and experience Aurora Innovative Arts Festival.

the mission on a rain day

The Ghosts of Artrosshes (see in one colour) is a typography series painted on vinyl siding.The series has 21 paintings done in a mixed media using acrylic,watercolour,spray paint and collage with recycled materials.It’s very stormy summer day here on Cortes Island and my mission is to complete these 3.The series is growing and on it’s way to be complete.On the page you can see some of paintings in different stages.This is my first attempt at typography art.You well be able to view the collection at an up coming summer festival to be announced later this summer.

weekly photo challenge: letters

I have been working on a new series called The Ghosts of Artrosshes (see in one colour) .This is my first attempt of typography art (the art of using LETTERS ) and the whole series is on recycled vinyl siding. When the series is done the LETTERS well spell the title.To see more and watch the series grow please go to the page on my website.

The Ghosts of Artrosshes(see in one colour)

The Ghosts of Artrosshes(see in one colour)

Artrosshes was a town filled with artists and all thats left is there ghosts.Now they only see in one colour.
This series is all done on recycled vinyal siding using different mediums,and typograghy.The letter F also using kroma crackle,kroma benzi yellow,and there new colour of paint vancouver grey,shell and broken piece of ordiments found.

weekly photo challenge : object

weekly photo challenge : object

With this weeks photo challenge OBJECT I thought i would look back throw the week in check out the OBJECTS I have been working on..1- The Ghosts of Artrosshes, 1- Stuffy Collection, 3. Walkable Art. It’s was a great week, and I look forward to the start of a fresh new week.