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On June 14 2014, we installed this diptych in the space of my friend and jeweller: Zsolt Szekely. It’s looking good, and I couldn’t be happier that this work is a part of his personal and creative space! In exchange, he made me this beautiful spinning ring. Rose, white and yellow gold with orange sapphires.
Following are some examples of carvings that I have done for other businesses, always interesting to work in collaboration with other artisans.
Through the month of November, there will be a series of performances of “Found Objects” by the composer James M. David (based in Fort Collins, CO). I was honoured to be asked to animate the four short pieces that make up this composition using my own work. I took this opportunity to create new work, [...]
Several years ago I played with this concept of oil paint becoming sculpture, and having some fun with it’s beautiful frosting-like consistency. I’m currently revisiting these, considering them in a more formal, sculptural context.
I found myself cutting and horizontally layering a pile of older drawings. I’m interested in what’s happening: A large-scale (seven foot) experiment.
    I am very thankful to have had this beautiful space, in Toronto's little Portugal, to spend my time in. Working, and playing, and picking grapes for 8 years!     It’s been a productive time, exploring existing ideas and discovering new ones.
Happy to have been a part of The Brain Project, commissioned by the Baycrest Foundation. This project raises funds and awareness for brain health and proceeds support Baycrest Health Sciences, a global leader in brain health and aging. My contribution entitled ‘Synapse’, is made by wrapping monofilament around nails placed in the creases of this oversized brain. [...]
A little sketch from the studio, and wonderful synchronicity!