2020 Oil on linen 24 x 36 in $15, 000 CAD (framed)
Frontline is a self-portrait and symbolic representation of healthcare workers around the world who have provided care during the pandemic despite not always having the proper protective equipment. Read more...
The left-hand gesture is a symbol used in religious imagery to indicate something important is being said. The mask is the pivotal piece of protective equipment being asking for. The background is the hot chaos of COVID in its cellular form juxtaposed by the cooling of the blue medical uniform. The coat worn like a cape hinting at the popularized hero mantra. This painting was created as a reminder of the need for national pandemic preparedness and a memorial for the healthcare heroes who sacrificed for the lives of others.
Finalist in the Kingston Prize 2023 portrait competition.
Semi-finalist and Published in ModPortrait 2021 Special Edition Catalog.
Semi-finalist in Figurativas 2021 and published in 11th Concurso de Pintura y Escultura. Fundacio de les Arts I els Artistes.
Exhibited in Breath. Heart. Spirit. Group exhibition celebrating 150 years of the Ontario Society of Artists October at the Lieutenant Governor of Ontario Suite at Queen’s Park, Toronto, Ontario Canada. Exhibition runs from October 2022-August 2023.
Published in the Breath. Heart. Spirit. The OSA 150 Years book publication.