This collection is based on historic photographs found at the Toronto Public Archives. It depicts the City of Toronto in the 20th century, spanning from Scarborough 1915 to Yonge Street 1983.
This collection is based on historic images of the City of Hamilton, Ontario, found at Hamilton Public Library Archives. It depicts the changing city from the 1800s to the 1950s. The images are painted on 100 year old windows from a home in Hamilton.
Between 2009 and 2010 I made three site visits to the City of Detroit, Michigan. The paintings are a result of these site visits, and depict the abandonment of Detroit after the housing crash of 2008. The series is a loving tribute to a beautiful city, still standing despite major upheaval and change.
Here, you will some of my earliest work, produced during my time at OCAD University and the years following. The themes of these works are those of urban decay, especially in Hamilton, Ontario, and the visible passage of time.