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  • Through the glass of the Langham Gallery window on a rainy day with an inexpensive camera, but you get the idea.  Beautiful neice photographed while lit by blacklight. width:800;;height:600
  • Another outside shot of a Langham window.  This time Hannah's reflecting a little bit of Kaslo. width:800;;height:600
  • This photo of Hannah is in the side window of the Gallery.  She is all lit up inside - just needs to open her mouth for us to see the glow! width:800;;height:600
  • 'Red Dress'.  A red dress was painted multiple times and bound up into a ball until it hardened into its own sculptural form. width:800;;height:600
  • Love the way all its 'red dressness' is embedded in the sculpture. width:800;;height:600
  • 'Purple' - a tiny jar of scent.  Essential oils were mixed until it smelled like...well...purple. width:450;;height:600
  • You have to get up close to smell the colour. width:800;;height:600
  • 'Investigating Red'.  This is a simple study lamp modified with a metal bracket so that when it is mounted it points directly at the wall.  Bob Danish was the genius who helped me with all the metal brackets and special thingies that I needed for this exhibition. width:450;;height:600
  • It's a red LED bulb. width:450;;height:600
  • The study lamp becomes engrossed with exploring itself. width:450;;height:600
  • 'Blue Wood'.  This piece is quite altered from the original concept.  I was thinking of the pine beetle and its devastation.  I know that the killed trees have a beautiful, stained blue wood and I wanted to comment on the beauty of it rather than the devastation. width:800;;height:600
  • I had originally planned to paint the wood white and bathe it in blue flood lights. width:800;;height:600
  • It simply didn't work and in the end I used a high intensity LED spot light and some blue theatrical gels. width:450;;height:600
  • I didn't paint the wood at all - it was transformed in the blue light. width:800;;height:600
  • I think it's my favourite piece in the show. width:450;;height:600
  • 'Machine for Measuring the Temperature of Yellow'.  My friend, Joan MacGregor, was a wonderful artist and a master colourist. width:800;;height:600
  • In recent years she had become unable to paint and had given away much of her equipment to fellow artists. width:800;;height:600
  • She gave me this wonderful, well used painters' box. I added pieces of circuitry and wires and a thermometer and alligator clips for attaching to objects. width:450;;height:600
  • The piece notes how difficult it is for me and others to determine the temperature of a colour, whereas for Joan this task would be as simple as breathing.<br />Sadly Joan passed away this fall and is sorely missed. width:800;;height:600
  • 'Dancing in Green Light'.  I was thinking about environmentalism with this piece.  I note that colours are often taken over by various movements. width:800;;height:600
  • It is often complicated to be environmentally conscious.  So often a 'green' initiative is later found to be environmentally unfriendly. width:450;;height:600
  • The  music box mechanism and dancer are mounted to one wall. width:450;;height:600
  • And a green LED spotlights her. width:450;;height:600
  • The viewer is invited to turn the knob on the musical mechanism. width:450;;height:600
  • The dancer and her shadow go in circles in the green light. width:450;;height:600
  • These were the thoughts I had as made the piece. width:450;;height:600
  • But in the end I just loved its fanciful nature. width:450;;height:600
  • 'Three and a half pounds of a colour somewhere between F033 and F037'.  This piece started at work at the Potato and Feed Store. width:450;;height:600
  • The crew was throwing out a load of  spud sacks of this beautiful colour. width:450;;height:600
  • I liked the idea of thinking of colour as being perceived through senses other than sight.  This particular pile of colour weighed exactly 3 1/2 pounds.  I couldn't quite nail the shade so I used the two closest Home Hardware colour chips (F033 and F037) to try and hone in on it. width:800;;height:600
  • 3 1/2 pounds of beautiful, rich colour. width:450;;height:600
  • 'Meeting in Pink'.  The folks at the Langham graciously allowed me to paint one of their bathrooms entirely pink. width:450;;height:600
  • I had experimented long and hard to get the pink just right. width:450;;height:600
  • I finally saw a glint of pink in an outside courtyard in a scene from a Cuban movie I was watching.   A pink with lots of light in it is the best I can do to describe it. width:450;;height:600
  • Don't know why I'm including another shot of the toilet.  It just looks so darn cool reflecting all that pink. width:450;;height:600
  • Even the pipes take on a beauty. width:450;;height:600
  • And another shot of pipes! width:800;;height:600
  • I had heard snippets of a Peter Gzoski interview with a woman who was autistic and was describing how she saw colour differently.  I believe she said that she saw the light from streetlights as always pink and ended  by saying to Peter that perhaps they would meet some day in pink. width:450;;height:600
  • I have wanted to create a meeting in pink ever since.  I think we all have that little meeting with ourselves every time we step into a bathroom and look in the mirror. The light bulb is pink too. width:450;;height:600
  • Meeting in pink... width:450;;height:600
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