February 17th, 2017 -- Not quite what I thought plein air painting was supposed to be. Outside the Federation of Canadian Artists gallery on Granville Island.
January 4th, 2017 -- The Trans Am Totem, a 10-meter-high sculpture by Vancouver-based artist Marcus Bowcott, dominates the traditional scenic Lions in the background but then so does most urban construction and has done so for some time as in the circa 1975 picture below which ran in The Province newspaper.
January 24th, 2016 -- This mural on the wall next to a parking lot on the corner of Abbott and Pender Streets is a take off of the famous jump book by Philippe Halsman
January 24, 2015 -- This sculpture of conventional automobiles, part of the Vancouver Biennale, sits high on a tree stump amid the traffic of Expo Blvd a homage to the past greatness of muscle cars. Within a couple of blocks sit two single seater electric cars waiting for someone to test drive. They are Electra Meccanica's made by Intermeccanica Coach Builders in Vancouver and they are the future. For another look at cars from the past check out "The Car Project".
September 7th, 2015 -- There are many rock balance sculptures beside the Stanley Park seawall and every once in a while there is a passer-by who climbs down for a closer look believing something other than the skill of the artist is holding them up.