Garden of Earthly Delights

Garden of Earthly Delights

Garden of Earthly Delights Acrylic on canvas, 96H x 152W cm   Much of my recent investigations into painting have been influenced by the idea of gesture, brushwork and ways of application onto the surface, while at the same time beginning to introduce figurative...
Relax, No. 2

Relax, No. 2

Relax, No. 2, 2017 Acrylic on canvas, 71H x 71W cm I decided to paint another painting similar to Relax, shortly after I finished the piece, using the same composition but only shifting and moving the parts around to look different than the original version. If Relax,...
Another Paradise

Another Paradise

Another Paradise, 2017 Acrylic on canvas, 100 x 100cm As a young closeted gay child growing up in the prairies of Saskatchewan, life was exceedingly difficult. I couldn’t wait to move into the big city of Toronto to begin my years of study. Homosexuality was a sin,...
The Pleasure Factory

The Pleasure Factory

The Pleasure Factory Acrylic on canvas, 96H x 152W cm   When I was painting this artwork, I was under huge duress from life’s problems, and as you can tell, the artwork became highly dark, sexual and sinister. Blue-grey colours embody the canvas and the...
Cornucopia in Victoria Park – SOLD

Cornucopia in Victoria Park – SOLD

Cornucopia in Victoria Park Acrylic on canvas, 96H x 157W cm Following the painting ‘Garden of Earthly Delights’, I decided to work on another piece integrating figurative elements into the painting, but with more fragmentation and layering. What resulted...