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The Beach

Print Edition | May 2009

A series of ten figure studies based on vacation photographs taken on a beach in Odessa, Ukraine, sometime in the 1960s. The exercise was a way to isolate and individualize the anonymous characters in these small photographs. Through the process of graphic representation in preparation for a printmaking technique, the individual's character is re-imagined and amplified, giving new life to a moment long passed. The studies were silkscreened in three colours and finished with hand detailing.

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Ojiichans Gift
The Fernie Curse
Rob Ford
Screech
The Beach
A-List Series
Cerberus
Using Rain
The Feminine Force
Haircut
Shadow Men
The Breeders
Ghormenghast Ghormenghast Ghormenghast
The Secretaries
Rock Modern
ATB Mural
Recognized Man
Standard Issues
Greetings From Canada
The Small Hours
The Walrus Reads
The White Fleet
A Culinary Exchange
Summer Camp Memories
Flower Market
Marching Band
Noisy Crows
Ice Time
Love Your Pet