#70 – Quiet Destination… Amanda, Waterloo, Ontario

Art is beauty in the eye of the beholder and speaks to your soul. Your work Jeff is about travel, the outdoors in colours I love. I liked this painting for that reason. My son loved this painting and I thought I would share this. The up close photo I took shows its true beauty, vibrant colours and peaceful nature. …

#74 – Earth Rising… Christine, Waterloo, Ontario

#74 – Earth Rising This struck me as a family portrait, my family portrait. My parents are in the background, surrounded by my siblings. I am standing alone in the foreground, tall but weathered from a lifetime of laying down roots in impossibly difficult ground. It reminds me of how hard my parents worked, how difficult life was for my …

#53 – Sweet Dreams… Christine, Waterloo, Ontario

#53 – Sweet Dreams When I look at this piece I am reminded of Emily Carr and her iconic work, Indian Church. She is one of my heroes, not only for her legacy of art work, but also for how she lived her life. The rich colour and vibrancy of Sweet Dreams conjures up the potential of that small island …

#55 – Aurora Borealis… Christine, Waterloo, Ontario

#55 – Aurora Borealis Arriving home late at night, I often pause to stare up, up, up. I can see the stars and hear nothing. I hope one day to look up and see the Borealis. This little gem of a painting twinkles bright from a shelf, flashing a reminder to me of an endless ‘bucket-list’. Christine, Waterloo, Ontario Jeff …

#37 – Irish Roots… Christine, Waterloo, Ontario

#37 – Irish Roots I’m English, but of Welsh descent, and in my post-secondary studies was drawn to Medieval Anglo-Irish history. I have often imagined myself living in a stone cottage in northern Wales surrounded by rolling hills, happily playing my violin, reading/writing history books with cats milling around and the kettle whistling in the background. Irish roots speaks to …