1. Tuesday, May 07, 2013

    BC 5×3

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    BC 5×3 at the Seymour Art Gallery is my second solo photography show.  It is a collection of photographs taken while traveling through British Columbia: Tofino, Merritt, Bella Coola, Vancouver, and Mount Seymour in North Vancouver. There are five groups of three images, and each triplet is distinct due to place, time of day, and the colour palette of the area. These groupings explore emotive environments, intense colour fields, textures, and multiple possible readings afforded by abstraction.




  2. Wednesday, August 17, 2011

    “Atmospheres” Photography Exhibition

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    These are several images from my first solo photography exhibition, Atmospheres, at the Artemis Gallery in North Vancouver.

    Artist’s Statement:

    Atmospheres is an exploration of light, object and shadow in a frozen moment of time – elements that define photography itself. The images of this exhibition are the product of ice slabs I created, some embedded with objects that become mysterious forms in blocks of ice. I used a variety of light sources to illuminate these transient pieces in order to achieve the serene, abstract environments that are captured by the photographs.

     

    My process of producing a final image includes the investigation of macro and micro views within my base photos to experiment with the effects of scale. Used as a tool for manipulating colour and contrast, the computer also facilitates my exploration of the mood within the image, and allows me to delve deep into aspects of abstraction and emotive space – the universe in my icebox.

     

     

     




  3. Sunday, April 17, 2011

    Green Walls by Patrick Blanc

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    Garden Apartment in Paris.
    Patrick Blanc is a botanist and the creator of these gorgeous vertical garden walls. Based in France, he is at the forefront of garden wall design –
    www.verticalgardenpatrickblank.com. The world needs more of these green walls.