Art Talks – January 20 & February 8, 2018

Join Bert Jenkins and me from 2 – 4 pm Saturday afternoon, January 20, 2018 and from 5:30 – 7:30 Thursday evening, February 8, 2018 to learn about traveling the world.  

Passing through

Please join me on Opening Night Thursday, January 11th 6 -7:30 PM to enjoy photographs, piano music by Duncan Cooper, and birthday cake! Sneak preview of photographs starts Thursday, January 4th, 2018.

2017 Quinte Rotary Music Festival

The Concert of Stars, the Grand Finale of The 49th Annual Quinte Rotary Music Festival, featured diverse presentations by individual performers, the Albert College Band (Belleville), and the V.P. Carswell Public School (Trenton).   Images featured here represent only a few of the talented musicians in the Quinte area.  Five-year-old Isabella Guan, the youngest performer, sang…

SPARK 2017

Thanks Allen Rothwell for the HP Printer! And thanks to Randy Romano (left) and Robert Boudreau (right) and the entire organizing committee of SPARK Photo Festival 2017

49th Annual Belleville ART ASSOCIATION Juried Show

Last night, the 49th Annual Juried Show by the Belleville Art Association revealed a colourful exhibit designed by Susan Holland, Curator, Parrott Gallery, Belleville Public Library. Juried by Michele LaRose and Wendy Cain, this year’s show presents 45 pieces by 39 artists working in acrylic, watercolour, mixed media, oil, and photography. The Show & Sale continues until…

Camp Leakey

For years I have wanted to visit Camp Leakey, a wilderness refuge for orphaned, abandoned, and rescued Orang Utans started by Dr. Birute Galdikas in the 1970s. Camp Leakey (after the primatologist Louis Leakey and should not be confused with “leaky boat”) is one of three refuges within Tanjung Puting National Park, Kalimantan, Indonesia, on…

PORCHFEST 2016

Sporting a Hawai’ian shirt a la Jimmy Buffett but belting out the Rolling Stones blues, the lead singer of the Tuesday Night Music Club urged: “Will SOMEBODY puh-lease congratulate the organizers of this great event! Where else can you walk around town, visit with friends, make new friends, enjoy munchies and refreshments while enjoying the music of 30…

RMG Exposed 2016

  Yesterday I was thrilled to learn that for the FOURTH consecutive year one of my images, Limonada at Restaurante 500 (Trinidad de Cuba, Cuba 2016), will be exhibited at RMG Exposed, Oshawa’s Robert McLaughlin Gallery Show & Sale. The Gallery received an overwhelming response this year, making the Jury’s job very difficult.  Of the 488 submissions, the Jury selected 40…

Quinte Rotary Music Festival

Rotary International supports and creates many projects at home and abroad.  Rotarians focus on projects that contribute in practical ways to community development.  Rotary projects in schools, clinics, and remote villages in many of the world’s poorest nations help ease the burdens of daily living with projects that focus on health care, nutrition, and education. Rotary Clubs also…