New painting.. after 4 long months of biking to the studio when not teaching or busy with office work, I added the final touches to the portrait painting, here is a closeup from the vision that called me to complete this large work.
I'm raising funds to assist a graduate student through her studies. Grateful for the recent sales, thanks for falling in love with my art.
Teaching at Emily Carr University. I enjoy this as much as making art, inspiring the students is the greatest reward.
Grizzly Bear. Happy to say this work will be part of the Native Canadian Centre of Toronto. To order prints: fineartamerica.com/featured/grizzly-bear-janice-toulouse.html
We have to stop this pipeline and get up the mountain to support this! Beautiful Vancouver as we know it will never be the same. "890,000 barrels of bitumen a day from Alberta tar sands through Burnaby"
At Charlene Vickers open studio, great to see her and her art! She acknowledged publicly the encouragement I gave her in her artistic career.
Today is an exciting time we live, opportunities for Indigenous youth is a priority, they have a whole life a head of them and so many doors will open for them in ways that was more difficult for my generation, or for our parents.