The artwork is designed specifically for the clients and this site installation. The “Salmon Run” design is based on the life cycle of a salmon, in which the fishes life journey begins and ends at the same waterway . The stylized salmon in the design are both swimming away from,…

In early 2012, artist, Marianne Nicolson approached me regarding the feasibility of creating a pair of vertical glass columns representing the Columbia and Fraser rivers. The glass would include carved designs specific to the indigenous history of each waterway. These sculptures would be 22’ high and topped with a 4’ wood carving….

Client Interests: Cycling – Red Wine – More Cycling… “Melross”is from 2007. Specific to the dynamic clients, the design intent was to reference cyclic action and progressive outward growth/movement. Lives are represented by circular patterns, like orbits, connected by transect lines, with smaller milestones popping up and creating their own set of…

  2014. Design Intent: To create an 8 foot vertical glass divider sympathetic to the existing architecture of client’s bathroom space. If possible, incorporate the bird motif found in the adjacent tile work and also include oxide– red/brown color in the composition. Although the aesthetic aim is to create an…

“Progress Trap” is still partially in process, as the design has gone through a few reworkings, and attempts at getting the right finish. The Progress Trap describes how countless civilizations have failed under the weight of their own ability to extract and consume the finite supply of resources upon which…

    2013. These Koi panels were more of a decorative project, but a lot of fun to create. The client lived and breathed everything koi, and as a master breeder, traveled the world with his passion.  

       2007. With respect to Marc Chagall, “Rooster Lady” was the basis for “La Boulangerie”. “GooGoo Hommes et GooGoo Filles”, the master ensuite entry attempts to capture a similar feel. “Proprietor” used yours truly at a desk used for the study door, “Le Trone” began with a photo of…

2009. Anya Domine -“Systems Within A System” For this I wanted to reference the client’s interest in computer science and the wonder of travel. Concentric growth rings represent lives, ever expanding in a geometric way, with transect lines from one set connecting through others, as lives would through journeys. The…

  2011. A fun “neo-nouveau” entry for our 1936 home… thinking of MacKintosh, Mucha, and The book of Kells..?

2008. Almost 300 sq/ft of hand-draw, hand-carved 12mm glass. The decorative panels had an underwater theme, referencing the nearby Pacific Ocean. The bubbles had blue and green fritwork and the firing included adding a casting of a hand-trowled “chunkety” pattern on the back. Two of the sections were bent into…