The Rat in the Cellar: This is not a metaphor

Feral vermin slither through holes in concrete foundations. Rising from the arteries of excrement and sludge that run like veins through the belly of the earth It hides in corners. Pockets of space Containment is essential Death is inevitable The screeching must be ceased. There really is a rat in the cellar. A far cry…

Workshop with LGBTQ+ Youth

Lavender Springs: Visual Narratives of LGBTQ+ Youth A collection of artwork created by LGBTQ+ youth in Toronto, Ontario. The artwork was created during group art therapy sessions in which the youth were encouraged to engage in self-exploration and community building. The book can be purchased here: http://www.blurb.ca/b/8313616-lavender-springs

Dream Series

Somewhere between the land of repose and the blistering dawn lies a space for dreams to whisper honeyed visions to a slumbering mind. Silent images scream to be heard. This is their declamation.

Pretty Little Pests

  Pretty Little Prayers. Oil on canvas. 15x30in. 2014 Busy Bee. Oil on wood panel. 12x12in. 2013   Pretty Little Pest I. Oil on wood panel. 12x16in. 2013

An Ode to My Chuck Taylors

Hobo Junkie Gypsy urine covers your soles I bought you in the time when you were no longer made in America I still loved you. We ran and slipped on ice We went to Europe and Mexico We had boyfriend and lover and husband We moved to Canada You look like a dog that needs…

Old and new faces

Cleaning out the studio and I found these two little gems from around 2005. I think. Reef first draft Another girl Rachel