Artist’s Statement

I am deeply connected to the beauty of Vancouver Island, where my studio is nestled between two wild dogwood trees. Nature's endless abundance and pervasive spirit inspire my prints and drawings. Each piece is an attempt to convey the ineffable "magic" that nature possesses, going beyond mere replication. I strive to translate its wonders using a unique array of tools: the delicate precision of line work, the rhythmic beauty of pattern, the bold statements of graphic mark-making, and the evocative power of symbolism. Over the years, these tools have melded into a distinct personal style, each stroke reflecting my deep connection with the natural world. While I primarily work with graphite, I am always open to exploring other mediums that may better capture the essence of my vision.

While the final artwork is significant, I find equal value in the process of creation. Whether meticulously planning a printed circuit board or dedicating hours to a single drawing, I derive joy and contentment from the act itself. It is a deeply therapeutic process, a profound way for me to connect with my subject matter on a basic level, enhancing the depth and resonance of my artistic expression.


{2022} Fractured Aviary
Co-curated with Bayla Arietta, and in collaboration with Yale University
June 30, 2022 - July 30, 2022
Antler & Talon Galleries
Portland, Oregon

{2019} Black & White
March 8, 2019 - April 13, 2019
Helikon Gallery
Denver, Colorado

{ 2009 } Exchange Exhibition of Prints by Young Artists in Japan & Calgary
June 15 - June 28th, 2009
Kyoto City University of Arts
Kyoto, Japan.

{ 2007 } Fresh Ink
{ Burnt Toast Studio Group Exhibition }
Axis Contemporary Art
Calgary, Alberta

{2006} Tangle (Group Show)
Pop - up Location
Calgary, Alberta

Little Big Show
Uppercase Gallery
November 1, 2006 - December 30th, 2006
Calgary, Alberta


Alberta College of the Arts - Printmaking


1997 - Illingworth Kerr Travel and Study Scholarship. Travelled to Calcutta, India.
1996 - ACAD Printmaking Dept Travel and Study Scholarship. Travelled to Nicaragua.