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Northern Paintings

My blog for this week is a few paintings I’ve done to get through this extra cold February.  Tom Thomson I’m not, but I am proof that anyone can paint.  34 more words

General Life

Painting up a storm!

There’s an approaching winter storm/blizzard on the east coast of North America.  It will hit us here soon in Nova Scotia. Often when there’s a big storm brewing I think of the Canadian painting by one of the Group of Seven called March Storm ( by A. 166 more words


An Interview with Roy MacGregor

My grade 9 #NipRockArt students were thrilled to have the opportunity to speak with Roy MacGregor today via Skype.  The class is busy working on their… 211 more words

Art Education


‘Aura Lee Lake’, Tom Thomson, 1916, via @TTLastSpring


100 Years of The Group of Seven

It was 100 years ago today that The Group of Seven sketched together for the first time in Algonquin Park. The following excerpt from The Group of Seven… 304 more words

solo show: tom thomson

Growing up in California, the only autumn leaves I knew, were those in the paper borders around pin boards at school. I never saw the amazing gold, orange, and red leaves of autumn that I now get a chance to experience in person every October. 489 more words

Solo Show

Drawn to the North: Algonquin

Last month, on a long-awaited return visit to Canada, I had the privilege of staying on a small island in Northern Ontario, with links to Canada’s most influential painter. 222 more words