Monthly Archives: April 2017

The Bombardment of Quebec – Colourized

Here are two pages from “Each in His Narrow Cell,” my ongoing graphic novel project recounting the siege of Quebec and the Battle of The Plains of Abraham in 1759. All the characters from a particular nation are depicted in … Continue reading

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My drawings at the Papier 2017 Contemporary Art Fair

Montreal’s Papier is an art fair dedicated exclusively to the paper medium, one of the largest of its kind in North America and the largest contemporary art fair in Quebec. This year I will be among the up-and-coming and most … Continue reading

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“East Coker” by T. S. Eliot

My visual adaptation of the last stanza of T. S. Eliot’s “East Coker,” the second poem of his Four Quartets. It was originally published in 1940. Eliot’s remains are interred in the parish church of St. Michael’s in East Coker, … Continue reading

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Vimy 1917-2017

Today marks the centenary of the beginning of the Battle of Vimy Ridge (April 9-12, 1917). The Allied victory cost the lives of 3600 Canadians (along with, lest we forget, an unknown, but no doubt horrifyingly high number of Germans). … Continue reading

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“In a Station of the Metro” by Ezra Pound (1913)

Two illustrations inspired by the American poet Ezra Pound’s famous and famously short poem, “In a Station of the Metro,” first published in 1913. I have no experience with Chinese and Japanese brush painting, and it is known as a … Continue reading

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