This website is a portfolio of my work in collage and altered art.
( I usually post once a week on Sundays...but no promises. )
All art work is created by me (Unless otherwise indicated)
and I hold the copyrights
Use of my artwork, without my permission, is prohibited.
I see beauty in everyday objects from the past and like to re-purpose them in artful ways in my pieces. A trio of old door knobs, well worn from all that opening and shutting, the patina is perfect.An ordinary document, for the sale of a parcel of land, so beautifully written, on parchment paper.
“It’s a wonderful world if you’ll only take the time to go around it. I am going to undertake to make a journey around the world in Eighty Days” Fineas Fog declared. ” Why that’s absurd!” they said. (-Jules Verne)
Madame Caille est envoyée par la Société des Agriculteurs de Frances en mission clandestine aux Bois de Vincennes. Que dénichera-t’elle?
Bois de Vincennes
Bois de Vincennes
The ephemera : original vintage Paris map 1947 of bois de Vincennes ; original vintage stamps; high quality reproductions on rag paper of natural history image of a quail, vintage bicycle, bird’s nest and Chemistry Lab receipt.
UPDATE: Wildly successful Studio Tour with wonderful engagements about making art in all its forms.. and bonus…21 Sales! Thank you to everyone who came out on a rainy Spring Weekend to play in the studio.
I am part of the Cowichan Artisans Studio Tour this weekend April 12, 13, 14 from 10 to 5. Come out and see what we do. Try your hand a making a paper boat with antique papers and vintage stamps. Check out my new works. Enjoy beautiful Maple Bay where my studio is located. Great spot for a walk on the beach or lunch at the pub. Link to download map and brochure: https://www.cowichanartisans.com/
Purple Pigeon, carrying out his royal duty for her Majesty’s Mail Service. SOLD 😁
The ephemera: original antique atlas map from the 1800’s; original vintage stamp; high quality reproduction of vintage bicycle photo; pigeon natural history illustration and French legal document from the 1800’s.
Exercice sur les silences. Pas facile pour ce petit oiseau coloré qui a terriblement envie de chanter sa joie en ce beau matin printanière. SOLD 😁
The ephemera: Original Vintage Map of Central Paris; original vintage stamp; high quality reproduction of bicycle, cage and vintage sheet music; high quality reproduction of natural history illustration of a beautiful bird.
The Great Green Macaw could easily be spotted whizzing around on her bicycle in Punta Uva, hunting for fruit, cacao and her very favorite treat, delicious, plump almonds. In her wake all that is left are a few husks and the echos of cackles and squawks of pleasure and delight. SOLD 😁
The ephemera: original vintage map from 1933; original vintage stamps, high quality reproduction of atlas page and vintage bicycle illustration.
Size: 8 inches square
Note: Inspired by artist’s recent cycling shenanigans in Punta Uva, Costa Rica.