CHURCH OF GOOD HELP

Located in Old Montreal this church was an important  meeting place for sailors and generations of immigrants.

The churches did good and bad.

48"x48"

CHANTEUSE

A singer from EXPO 67.

48"x60"

COLD WAR

The US and Russian pavilions

11"x14"

DANCE

A spectacle at The Indians of Canada pavilion.

48"x60"

QUEEN

Queen Elizabeth's CBC television address July 1st, 1967.

11"x14"

KATIMAVIK

The Canadian pavilion called The Meeting Place. This design was based on an ashtray.

11"x14"

MONORAIL INTO THE FUTURE

EXPO 67

11"x14"

SIGN

Based on a photo of the erection of Alex Janvier's art work on the exterior of The Indians of Canada pavilion in 1967.

36"x48"

MONUMENT

EXPO 67

16"x30"

AHEAD BY A CENTURY

TELEPHONE MAN

From the Communications pavilion at EXPO 67.

48"x60"

INHERITANCE - this image monumentalizes the idea of the weight of history that heirlooms carry. This a silver tea pot from my great grandparents.  60"x60" ink on paper.

MEETING

From a corporate video from the EXPO train manufacturer Hawker Siddley.

11"x14"

GREETING

An indigenous hostess welcomes people to the Indians of Canada pavilion.

48"x60"

TICTACTOE

From the Communications pavilion at EXPO 67.

11"x14"


MAN THE PRODUCER

A lumber truck and crowd at the Man the Producer pavilion.

11"x14"

Ahead By A Century is my largest series of 22 pieces that documents the idea of modernism and modernity that was proposed at the Canadian centennial celebration EXPO 67. 

JETS

At flyover for the opening ceremonies of EXPO 67.

11"x14"

MASON - This large scale 48"x60" is based on a portrait of my great grandfather. Again addressing the weight of family history

MOUNTIE

In the crowds at EXPO 67.

11"x14"

MONTREAL CITY HALL

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WHITEWASH

This self portrait is based on the realization that as an older white male it is very difficult to say anything on many contemporary topics, especially indigenous affairs.  48"x48" acrylic on plywood