Two small statues of cats by Vancouver artist Ellen Scobie

Marble cat sculpture

Black marble sculpture standing next to its plaster maquette. I love seeing the repetition of form at the two sizes. Title: “Contemplation”, marble, 19″ x 6″ x 6″

small figurative sculpture maquettes on shelf

On the studio shelf

I like to keep my maquettes at hand in the studio. I rearrange them into different groupings to see if any narrative arises that appeals to me. The two faces …

Artist Andy Goldsworthy blows yellow petals into the air

Leaning into the Wind

I’m so looking forward to seeing Leaning into the Wind, a film about British artist Andy Goldsworthy. His inventive interactions with his environment are mini escapes from our thinking on …

Drawing of man in bright orange coat by Egon Schiele

Looking at Drawings

Looking at drawings is one way I find inspiration when planning new sculptural forms. This portrait by Egon Schiele is arresting in the juxtaposition of the large, flat graphic orange …

drawings of buffalo

Welcome to the Orange West

These drawings are the mesmerizing work of Joel Daniel Phillips at Tinney Contemporary in Nashville. His beautifully rendered artwork of the majestic buffalo are caught mid-stride and hung frame by …

small terracotta seated figure with photo of trapeze artist behind

The Thinker

I like putting my sculpture maquettes into different scenarios. Using photographs or in combination with other sculptures, the juxtaposition leads into the possibility of a narrative.

photo of artist studio with clay sculpture of walking female figure

Walking Figure Maquette

This walking figure maquette is one of my new sculptures. I’ve been working on my idea of using the body as a metaphor that expresses the negative impacts of consumerism. …

clay sculpture of kneeling figure on stand in artist studio

Kneeling figure

I’ve been experimenting with simplifying the volumes of the body. This kneeling figure shows a powerful form. I’ve taken liberties with the anatomy to focus on projecting an emotionally charged …


Custom Residential Art

Insight Design Group of Vancouver commissioned me to create a 40×40 inch custom canvas to hang over the fireplace in the Beverley Display Home. The Beverley is a new project …