This Must Be The Place

Dear Diary, The Name of The Band is Talking Heads. Occasionally… I have other things in my thoughts, outside of the daily experience. Often, music is a part of those things.. . how it makes me feel, the memories conjured from a few opening notes. I hope that everyone has this inside of them somewhere. […]

Saatchi Art

Saatchi Art side step. I’ve been spending a lot of time studying and testing SEO for my Etsy Artist Shop in order to help drive traffic to my Art Prints. And, for the record, there is a lot of really great information out there – but in general most of the information just relates two factors: […]

The Perfect and Absolute Failure

Fear of failure is counterproductive. Does failure bother me? Sure. But I can’t be afraid of it happening. Fear can be paralyzing. Fear of a failing painting can be very difficult to deal with and often compounds problems. Every painting I work on is a pre-cursor to the next piece. If I am getting excited […]

The Studio Documentation

It’s been a while since I have documented my studio practice. Since I have an upcoming Contemporary Landscape Painting teaching assignment at Station Gallery in Whitby Ontario approaching, I’ve been giving a lot of thought to my process and why I do some of the things I do. I’ve started recording the process from start […]

links and representation

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David Byrne American Utopia

David Byrne – Live at the Sony Centre for the Performing Arts, Toronto Ontario. Decades ago, as a small boy, I was introduced to Talking Heads through two different relatives on two different occasions (read about it here).  It was the early part of the 1980’s and I was reaching an age where I was […]

The Bird Art Print

I’ve been making a Lino Cut Bird Art Print! I had started practicing lino cutting over the last year or so. It started out as a little side project for myself. It was a process I had learned decades ago, along with screen printing, while in my high school art class. I like it then, […]

art prints

New Hand Made Collectible Art Prints are available on my Hryhorczuk Visual Art Etsy Artist Shop. I’ve had some super fun making multiples by hand using Lino Cut Block Printing Technique. It has been years since I have done block printing, but it is one of my favourite side projects to do. I’ve been printing […]