Recent Works
Etchings, artist’s books, installation and mixed media work

Etchings, artist's books, installation and mixed media work

My practice includes drawing, painting, printmaking and installation. I work with Western paper, handmade Japanese paper and textiles. I love to work with textiles and Japanese paper, as like the subjects that inspire me, these materials are beautiful, strong and resilient.

On Purple Loosestrife

On Purple Loosestrife

Medium:  Etching, hand stitching on handmade Purple Loosestrife paper
Dimensions:  9 x 11 inches
This etching is part of my series focused on Toronto's Lower Don River.

Homage to E. Pauline Johnson (Tekahionwake)

Homage to E. Pauline Johnson (Tekahionwake)

Homage to E. Pauline Johnson (Tekahionwake) Collograph, Letterpress, Kozo This installation piece features E. Pauline Johnson's poem "The Song My Paddle Sings" using hand printed collographs resembling birch bark  

Dense Forest

Dense Forest

Dense Forest Medium: Etching Dimensions: 12 x 11 inches This etching reminds me of driving down the Don Valley Parkway in winter just after a snowfall.  The stark contrast between the tree trunks and snow is stunning.

1888 Pre-channelization Lower Don River Map

1888 Pre-channelization Lower Don River Map

Medium:  Etching, aquatint, hand colouring Dimensions:  18 x 54 inches Part of the Lower Don River series.

Former Eastern Avenue Bridge

Former Eastern Avenue Bridge

Former Eastern Avenue Bridge
Medium:  Etching, aquatint
Dimensions:  22 x 30 inches
Part of the Lower Don River series.

Lower Don River Overpass

Lower Don River Overpass

Medium:  Etching, aquatint
Dimensions:  22 x 30 inches
This etching is part of my series focused on Toronto's Lower Don River.

Purple Loosestrife (Lythrum salicaria)

Purple Loosestrife (Lythrum salicaria)

Medium: Etching, chine colle, pastel, hand embroidery (French knots) Dimensions: 24 x 30 inches

Common Mullein (Verbascum thapsus)

Common Mullein (Verbascum thapsus)

  Common Mullein (Verbascum thapsus) Medium: Etching, chine colle, pastel, hand embroidery (French knots) Dimensions: 24 x 30 inches

Staghorn Sumac (Rhus typhina)

Staghorn Sumac (Rhus typhina)

Medium: Etching, chine colle, pastel, hand embroidery (French knots) Dimensions: 24 x 30 inches

Climbing Nightshade (Solanum dulcamara)

Climbing Nightshade (Solanum dulcamara)

  Climbing Nightshade (Solanum dulcamara) Medium: Etching, chine colle, pastel, hand embroidery (French knots) Dimensions: 24 x 30 inches

Limited Edition Artist’s Book with etched copper plate

Limited Edition Artist's Book with etched copper plate

Nature of the River tells the story of Toronto's Don River from the river's perspective.
This hand printed hand bound concertina features original prose, original etchings and handset metal type.
The edition is limited to 30 copies and is part of the Library of Canada Archives collection.
Lost River

Lost River

Lost River is an original etching depicting an imagined pre-1888 channelized Don River. Etched on linen, Lost River shows a meandering, serpentine river along with sections of the river that were buried or lost during Toronto's development.