Hugh McKay’s mind-blowing Tripot #5 showed me new possibilities with multi-axis turning, using a lathe as a starting point.
I just signed a contract with the Port Moody Arts Centre to participate in their Winter Treasures exhibition, their holiday exhibition and sale! The exhibit starts on Thursday, November 20th and runs until Thursday, December 18, 2014. It takes place at the Port Moody Arts Centre (2425 St. Johns Street) in the Canadian Pacific Gallery, 3D Gallery, … Continue reading Come See My Work at Port Moody Arts Centre’s Winter Treasures Exhibition
I recently finished reading The Unknown Craftsman: A Japanese Insight into Beauty by Sõetsu Yanagi and adapted by Bernard Leach. It explores the circumstances under which beautiful objects are created, and how industrialization has influenced handmade craft. I began taking down quotations that were interesting and worthy of sharing, but soon found myself jotting down entire paragraphs. So, rather … Continue reading The Unknown Craftsman: A Japanese Insight into Beauty
There's no part in [a motorcycle], no shape in [a motorcycle], that is not out of someone's mind... a person who does machining or foundry work or forge work or welding sees "steel" as having no shape at all. Steel can be any shape you want if you are skilled enough, and any shape but the one … Continue reading What Defines Form?
Inlet Artists, a group of which I am a member, is having its second exhibition - at Gallery Bistro this time. We have taken advantage of the extra space and ability to be flexible with our presentation and included not only the photos which make up the collection, but some of the paraphernalia and workpieces depicted … Continue reading Hands That Shape Our Community Exhibition at Gallery Bistro
Join me from 6-8pm tonight (Wednesday, February 19th) at the Port Moody Art Centre for the Opening Reception of their newest exhibit, Twisted. The exhibition runs until March 13. See twisted art from across Canada, including three of my pieces. One of my newest pieces was created just for this show. It's called Chair with … Continue reading Experience Twisted Art
Today is the final day of Discovery: Air at the Seymour Art Gallery and I am excited to announce a new exhibit at the Port Moody Arts Centre featuring some of my most recent work. The exhibition runs from Wednesday, February 19th until Thursday, March 13th. I will be in attendance during the opening reception on … Continue reading New Exhibition: Twisted
I spent the holidays with my family and friends, completely away from the shop. It was a really nice break and quite refreshing from the busy pace that two businesses and too-many-side-projects-to-count guarantees. Being around others reminded me that there are lots of ways to make a living, many of which require much less effort … Continue reading This is For Love
I am proud to announce that Wireframe Cabinet has been juried into a new exhibit at Seymour Art Gallery. Discovery: Air features work from 28 artists based on the theme, "air" and runs from Wednesday, January 8 until Saturday, February 1, 2014. The gallery is located at 4360 Gallant Ave, North Vancouver and is open 10am-5pm every day … Continue reading Discovery: Air at Seymour Art Gallery
I will be making and selling my wooden 3D jigsaw puzzles at Gallery Bistro (2411 Clarke Street, Port Moody) Saturday, December 14 and Sunday, December 15 from 10am-3pm. Sometimes I describe my work as that which is so insane nobody in their right mind would attempt it. My wooden 3D jigsaw puzzles are examples of … Continue reading Get Personal with Insanity