Illusion of Perception

Evoking questions through art Our everyday life is a compilation of countless real-time subjective viewpoints, ideals and experiences.  Each and every thought, event, and conversation we’re presented with, is passed through our own personal filter, based on our values and beliefs, to form an opinion or interpretation of it. These subjective interpretations point to the […]

“20/20” – As an Owl Sees

I titled this beautiful Barn Owl, my latest painting, “20/20” – As an Owl Sees, not only for the obvious reason that birds of prey have excellent vision, but also because of what I’m personally coming to realize. At the time I write this post, we humans, as a collective whole, have never in recent […]

Trading Self-Criticism with Self-Awareness

After reading Robin Sharma’s The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari, and all the other books in this series, such as Discover Your Destiny with The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari, I’ve taken acute notice and inventory of my own personal evolution and the way I tend to show up in life. I seem to be fairly […]

Summertime – Room for Spontaneity

School is officially out for the summer! My kids aren’t the only ones who are excited! This is my family’s time for embracing spontaneity!  We all know summer in Alberta is but a brief period of time, so I like to let some of our buttoned-up routines take a bit of a back seat to […]

Appreciating the Process

If I were asked what my biggest lesson from being an artist has been so far, I would undoubtedly say, “Recognizing that everything, without exception, has a process.” I’ve come to realize that everything has its own process, which inherently depends on the fulfillment of unique actionable steps to produce a specific outcome. Whether it’s doing a load […]