Posts Tagged ‘art’

I am very happy to announce that I will be participating in the Toronto Comic Arts Festival (TCAF) this year, along with  a few artists who have also produced wordless novels with the Porcupine’s Quill: Stefan Berg, Megan Speers and George Walker. I love this festival so much: great people, incredible talent, COMICS! I am […]


Back + Forth has been selected as a finalist for the Best Book category of the Doug Wright Awards!!! To say that my mind is blown goes far beyond understatement. Just being able to make this book and see it published has been one of my greatest joys; to be recognized by the comic arts […]


Shiny! Fun! Sharp!


Thanks to Lucky’s Comics, the most colourful and magical shop, for hosting my West coast book launch. Fun times!! I also got to meet the wonderful Sean Cranbury of Books on the Radio for a wee interview, coming soon.


Press!

22Jun09

I got a bit of press in the past little while. Woot! Artist Profile on Open Book Toronto as part of Graphic Novel Month (May) My dear pal Sara Titanic writes about her studio visits with upcoming Toronto artists for the daily online section of Toronto’s lovely free newspaper, NOW. She did one with me […]


Process

21Apr09

Often, when I describe the process I used to create the prints for Back and Forth people ask, “why did you do that?”. Admittedly, in the age of hi-res scanning and  photography, adobe illustrator, corel draw and MS paint (still a personal favourite), I could have made this book in a variety of ways that […]


Back and Forth is a book created in Canada, inspired by the vast contours of this grand old land. When I immigrated to this country as a small child, these great distances were beyond even my fertile imagination. For years I stayed cloistered in the suburbs, developing an ever irritating itch to discover what lay […]