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My greatest joy is celebrating smaller-scale sport breeders through art. I am passionate about learning warmblood pedigrees and following the growth and development of my subjects. To date, I have captured generations of specific bloodlines at various breeders in North America, making lifelong friends along the way. The stories of celebration and tribulations of the small breeder are incredibly inspiring. It is my belief that through art, I am able to highlight a unique perspective on the horses they devote their lives to.

Over the years my artistic style has evolved from high realism to colorful expressive gestures. Painterly brushstrokes, subtle movements and unusual angles are recurring themes. I insist on traveling to each subject I paint in person. This helps me fully understand what I am painting and it’s background. It also creates a personal attachment to each artwork I create.

My commissioned and original artworks hang in homes throughout North America and I am proud to have longstanding relationships with my collectors. I started my artistic career over 17 years ago in Ontario, Canada. I relocated with my family to Portland, Oregon in the summer of 2013. My studio is currently located in the village of Sellwood, SE Portland Oregon. I LOVE visitors! Alternatively, if you are on the East Coast, occasionally you can see some of my inventory at Equis Art Gallery, in the lovely hamlet of Red Hook, New York.

2018

  • Canadian Living Magazine, March issue, Featured Artist, A Glimpse of Green Article.

2013

  • “Poppy” Juried into ExArte Equinus VI, Art Horse Magazine
  • Relocated from Orangeville, Ontario, Canada to Portland, Oregon, USA

2011

  • Style at Home Magazine, Featured Artist, February issue, High/Low Article
  • Workshop, Student Participant, Vicki McMurry, Wenmohs Ranch, Texas

2010

  • Horse Sport Magazine, October Issue – Editorial Contributor, Art on the Road, A Canadian Artist in Sweden
  • HITS – Pfizer Millions, juried show selected artist
  • Solo Show – June, Ale Ridsport,  ÄLVÄNGEN, Sweden
  • Style at Home Magazine, February Issue – Small Spaces, Featured Artist

2009

  • 2008/09 – Art Horse Magazine – “Untitled in Orange” juried Ex Arte Equinus show
  • Student Participant, ‘In the Studio of Sargent’ Workshop, Academy of Realist Art Toronto
  • Commissioned Artist – Gran Gesto, Canadian Olympic Dressage Team, Beijing, for rider Jacqueline Brooks, commissioned by Dutch Masters Construction

2008

  • Participating Artist – Le Cadeau du Cheval, Spruce Meadows,  Alberta, Canada
  • Horselife Magazine – “PS I Love You” cover photograph
  • Art Horse Magazine – “Billy” juried Ex Arte Equinus show

2007 and previous

  • Resident Artist,  The Bartlett Gallery, Alton, Ontario
  • Feature Article, Sidelines Magazine, Florida, USA
  • 2001 – Present Member Equine Artist Guild
  • 2006 –  Featured Cover Artist, Horse Talk Magazine
  • 2005 Art in the Yard, member of Juried show, Elora Ontario
  • 2003 Hills of Erin Studio Tour, Open Studio, Erin, Ontario
  • 2007 – Present – Member Headwaters Tourism
  • 2001 – 2003 Working Artist Studio, Alton Mill, Alton, Ontario
  • 2001 – Present Full-time Working Artist
  • 1997 – 2001 Commercial Interior Designer, Toronto
  • Board of Governors Medal Winner of ’97 Graduating Class, Sheridan College, Interior Design Program