in progress


Here’s a peek at some of my work that is in progress in the printmaking studio. These are early trial proofs. More about these later when the series is a bit more finished.

I must get outside to work in the garden! It is a rare day when it is not pouring rain, the morning fog is burning off and it is sunny on a day that I don’t have other pressing commitments. See you later…

Writing-on-Stone IV, V


Silent Messengers: Writing-on-Stone IV
archival inkjet and collagraph
76.2 x 50.6 cm.


Silent Messengers: Writing-on-Stone V
archival inkjet and collagraph
76.2 x 50.6 cm.

Here are two more of the Writing-on-Stone pieces from the Silent Messengers series.

For more information and to view the others, see Writing-on-Stone I and II and Writing-on-Stone III.
All of the Silent Messenger series may of course also be accessed at the link on the left under PRINTWORKS.

UPDATE summer 2012: My new GALLERY is up and running, please visit my works there!

Writing-on-Stone series


Silent Messengers: Writing-on-Stone I
archival inkjet and collagraph
76.2 x 50.6 cm.

As reorganization in the studio continues, I realize I also need to do some here on the blog. With the redesign at the end of January, I lost the gallery/slide show (though some stray links to it here and there seem to work and bring it up on the old site). I am eagerly anticipating a replacement whenever my too-busy-with-work family members can manage it.

In the meantime, when revisiting some of my Silent Messengers: Writing-on-Stone series here, I noticed only Writing-on-Stone III appears along with the announcement for the “gallery” and the others are only viewable in the latter.

So I am placing them right on the main blog where the links will find them directly. I hope you will enjoy revisiting them or, if new here, viewing them for the first time as they are works from 2007 (seems like almost yesterday!). Above is the first one, and below is the second in the series. Numbers four and five will be posted later.

Here is some background information about Writing on Stone Park in Alberta and our visit there which inspired these works.


Silent Messengers: Writing-on-Stone II
archival inkjet and collagraph
76.2 x 50.6 cm.

Please visit my post about the making of the trial proofs for Writing-on-Stone I.

UPDATE: Please view also Writing-on-Stone IV and V

UPDATE 2, much later: The new GALLERY is up (see link on the top left here) and the works may now be viewed there under their series name, though not all the work has been uploaded yet – another work in progress.

Fragments VI


archival inkjet on Hahnemuhle Wm.Turner paper
61.5 x 82.5 cm. (24.25″ x 32.5″)

I am pleased to say that my latest piece in this series is now printed and I am very happy with it.

The FRAGMENTS series may be seen anytime on one page by clicking on Fragments under PRINTWORKS on the left bar, and this link of course.

exhibition at CityScape



From the Press Release:

A diverse printmaking exhibition by members of the Art Institute of Capilano University that explores a microcosm of dynamic changes occurring in international print culture, especially with regard to the digital revolution.

The exhibition includes a variety of printmaking processes- everything from the classical etching, relief and silkscreen to the more modern photo and digital work, often in combination with each other. Through these processes, the artists explore the surfaces and possibilities of scale, embossments, enamels, rare Japanese Gampi papers and metallic surfaces.

The exhibition will showcase diverse images and concepts- every thing from environmental issues, technology and the human condition to the creative act, music and ecology.

The exhibiting artists are: Hans-Christian Behm, Katie Dey, Wayne Eastcott, Roger Fidler, Peter Frey, Orianne Johnson, Bonnie Jordan, Christel Kleinewillinghoefer, Marja-Leena Rathje, Linda Robertson, Joan Smith, Michiko Suzuki, Francis Tremblay.

Free Artist Talk and Demonstration: Saturday, February 11, 1-3 pm. An artist’s talk and demonstration on relief and intaglio printing plates and process. Please register: 604-988-6844 or

Everyone is welcome! Our group is excited to be showing in the lovely and spacious Cityscape Community Art Space at 335 Lonsdale Avenue in North Vancouver.

Added later: View these photos of the opening.

Fragments V


archival inkjet on Hahnemuhle Wm.Turner paper
61.5 x 82.5 cm. (24.25″ x 32.5″)

Last week I showed you a sneak preview of the latest print that I have been working on. Today I printed out a couple and must say I’m very pleased how this turned out. I plan to finish editioning these tomorrow…

sneak preview


Falling behind as I am with my blog posting here, I offer my faithful readers a little sneak peek at what is currently keeping me very busy. This is a section of a work in progress for what I hope will be the next Fragments print. It may still change, so, onward!

Fragments IV


archival inkjet on Hahnemuhle Wm.Turner paper
61.5 x 82.5 cm. (24.25″ x 32.5″)

I am excited to show off my latest print, just editioned a few days ago and now awaiting trimming and documenting.

FRAGMENTS I to III may be viewed here:


Fragments III


archival inkjet on Hahnemuhle Wm.Turner paper
91 x 76 cm. (36 ” x 26.5″)

Edited later: Please view all the Fragments pieces in ‘FRAGMENTS‘ under PRINTWORKS.

Fragments II


archival inkjet on Hahnemuhle Wm.Turner paper
91 x 76 cm. (36 ” x 26.5″)

Please view the other two FRAGMENTS at the links below:

UPDATE Sept.23rd, 2011: The Fragments category is now up under PRINTWORKS. I will add more works as they are created and completed.