It is with great pleasure that I'd like to announce that my painting "On The Stairs" has been acquired by The Robert McLaughlin Gallery for their Permanent Collection. Not only am I honoured to have a work in a Public Gallery, this beautiful gallery is located in my home town of Oshawa, Ontario.
Also, I will be the gallery's Artist in Residence this winter. On Saturday January 11th from 1-3 pm, I will be giving an artist talk which is open to the public.
I will be teaching a figurative painting class in acrylic paint at the gallery as well, the sessions run one evening a week for two hours from January 16 to March 6th, 2014. click here is you would like to sign up!
A special thanks goes out to my beautifully talented model Dearbhail Bracken-Roche, and to my dear friend Jacquie Severs who brought my work to the attention of the gallery. To be recognized in my home town by the Robert McLaughin Gallery, where I spent many hours in my youth exploring their collection warms my heart and inspires me beyond words. I'd also like to thank CEO Gabrielle Peacock, Senior Curator Linda Jansma, the Acquisition Committee and the Board members who made this possible.