Interview about painting the Alaska Highway here.
Links: CBC 6 o'clock news interview, May 2015. Sorry about the ad you have to go
CBC PEI radio interview.
Web version of catalogue from Yukon Arts Centre Show, Blog from painting process
summer 2011, Whitehorse to Inuvik, The Juneau Road, "Montreal to Inuvik on a Gallery
Cart". Also, check out my Montreal road/mountain sequence here.
Get There From Here appeared at the Art Gallery of St. Albert just north of Edmonton
August 2012, with an artist talk, and at the Art Gallery of Dawson Creek, AB, over the
summer of 2013, and at the Yukon Arts Centre Public Gallery, Whitehorse YT, Nov
10-Dec 21, 2011
Landscape in Sequence, Yukon Artists @ Work Gallery, Whitehorse, YT, Sept 30-Oct 11
2011 was a related show, as well as:
The infinite road, The Canvas Community Arts Centre, Juneau Alaska USA, April 2011
Parking, Yukon Arts Centre Community Gallery, Whitehorse YT, Feb 2011
Yukon Drives, The ODDGallery, Dawson City, YT, May/June 2009. The first 25 paintings
of Get There From Here, from Whitehorse to Inuvik, first appeared in this show.
Goldensides, Galerie Sandra Goldie, Montreal, PQ, November 2007 (first sequential road
The road plays a central role in the
way we experience the landscape,
especially as Canadians. It's our
commons, a common ground of
culture and experience as well as
use. A common set of problems.
Since 2008 I've undertaken on site
painting projects based on painting
"drives" at intervals, usually of 50
km (30mi). This has culminated in
Get There From Here, a touring
public gallery show of about 224
one foot square paintings with
Click here to see a long stretch
of the sequence Montreal to
Get There From Here now spans Canada, East to West to North. Whitehorse to Fairbanks, AK was on display
at the ArtPort Gallery at the Harbourfront Centre in Toronto, ON opening March 2019. The full East to West to
North sequence appeared at the Art Gallery of Peterborough opening April 13 2019. It will then travel to the
Grimsby Public Art Gallery, opening June 15, with Scavenging for the Many Faces of Raven, a collaborative
show with Teresa Vander Meer-Chassé, as Roadside Occupations.
The summer of 2018 I completed the road from Ottawa to Niagara Falls, as well as the new road from Inuvik NT
to Tuktoyaktuk this coming July.
Get There From Here made a Western Canadian tour starting in Portage la Prairie, MB in March 2017, and
continued on to the Art Gallery of Swift Current, SK, in May/June, and spent the rest of the summer of 2017 at
the Esplanade in Medicine Hat, AB.
The trans-continental version had its first full display at The Reach Museum Gallery in Abbotsford, BC in 2016.
Keep an eye out here for updates in its showing schedule, and see below for media coverage of the series or
more images to scroll through.
Click here to see roads
around Baie St. Paul Quebec