I have printed out all 178 pages of My Pandemic Diary! and will be tiling the walls of the Dennis Tourbin Members Gallery with them. It promises to be overwhelming. There might also be a Lil’Covie piñata at the opening.
Saturday, August 20 to Thursday, September 1
Opening reception: Saturday, August 20, 1 to 4 p.m. Masks requested.
Dennis Tourbin Members Gallery Niagara Artists Centre 354 St Paul St, St. Catharines, ON(905) 641-0331
I have reviewed copies of both versions and I am impressed by the printing and reproduction quality. Seeing the sketchbook as facing pages is real surprise and makes the journey even more dynamic. I hope everyone who has been asking for a book enjoy it as much as I do.
Four new paintings for an exhibition in Cottage Country this August.
I will be teaching a sketchbook course at a Chautauqua in Windermere, Ontario. As part of the event, participating instructors will be featured in the art show “A Sense of Place”.
These paintings are similar to the Monkey Modern pieces I did about a decade ago for Flying Pony. For the last few years I have been locking my colours into the black borders instead of the loose registration I am better known for. It’s the influence of the 1970s books and television I have been perusing.
These paintings mark a return to looser colour placement, and the addition of a new element – black hash lines over the colour blocking. I am liking the effect.