James Buxton and I submitted a collaborative work for the Andrew & Laura McCain Art Gallery's Take a Seat Auction & Gala, Feb. 10 - 15, 2014. This was a one-week exhibit and fundraising auction featuring artist-modified chairs.

 

A couple of photos of our collaboration, Earthscape Chair:

 

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The Conservation on Canvas project received lots of press in January and February from the Telegraph Journal, Daily Gleaner and Bugle-Observer. In February, it was the cover story for HERE Magazine:

 


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You can visit the project blog at ConservationCanvas.weebly.com to find out more about the Conservation on Canvas project with the NB Nature Trust. 

 

I plan to visit all of the NB Nature Trust preserves and paint at least one landscape painting from each site. 

 

The Nature Trust has put up a Press Release on their website.


The Andrew and Laura McCain Art Gallery Facebook Page has posted some photos from the Opening Reception on January 16th:

 

https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10152726106017841.1073741860.368294427840&type=1

 

More from the ALMAG Facebook Page:

 

https://www.facebook.com/McCainArtGallery



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This drawing was a gift to my mom on the double occasion of her birthday & retirement from teaching in June, 2013. It is based on a photograph of my great aunt Lillian in her younger years. Lillian was like a grandmother to us and she was very close to my mom.

  

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"Lillian", conte, charcoal & pencil on paper, 18 x 24", 2013.


Two new landscape paintings, Low Tide Shoreline and Tidal Markings are currently showing at Fog Forest Gallery in Welcome Back, an exhibition by Mount Allison alumni and faculty. The show runs from May 9 - 25, 2013.



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This is a drawing of my Grandfather McEwing on an Indian Scout motorcycle in his younger days. It is based on an old faded photograph. It was created using dark brown and navy pencil with watercolour washes on Arches watercolour paper. Completed over the Christmas break in 2012 and presented to my dad on his birthday on January 3rd, 2013.