THE ARTIST SPEAKS: I studied
economics. However, I actually doodled my way through
Queen's University. So, inevitably, after graduating
more doodling ensued including writing gags for a
cartoonist at The New Yorker Magazine. My desire to
create ideas led me to a job as a Toronto advertising
copywriter and illustrator. It quickly became clear
that all my best ads were cartoons as many went on to
win awards in Canada, The U.S., Austria and Germany.
Since 1992, I have been a full time cartoonist. Among
other things, I create the editorial cartoon for The
Georgia Straight newspaper, a weekly in Vancouver, BC.
Along the way, I have discovered that different ideas
demand different styles. So click through the icons
above to see my full range of work.
I have recently added a new page of conceptual work
which reflects my profound interest in optical
illusions. They are endlessly fascinating to create.
Indeed, they are an ongoing set of visual experiments
in both line and colour. I ultimately envision some of
these works of visual play being rendered very large.
I delight in their creation and I think you will see
why when you take a look.
You can also peruse cartoon greeting cards that I've
created at Bellartisan.com. There, you'll
also see cards by several other inspired artists.
Be in touch with me by email or phone and we can
discuss prices for existing work, prints or