Blog

Tip A Fool, Helping Citizens’ Community Counselling

By |April 14th, 2016|

I was asked to participate as a “Celebrity Waiter” at the Tip a Fool gala this year. Tip a Fool is the annual gala fundraiser for the Citizens’ Counselling Centre that happens on a Saturday night close to April Fool’s Day. The last time I participated was 2013.

Tip a Fool has […]

Comments Off on Tip A Fool, Helping Citizens’ Community Counselling

Bird Houses – A Fundraiser for Syrian Refugees

By |March 23rd, 2016|

Ann Squires Ferguson, friend and managing partner of Western Interioir Design Group Ltd. asked to use the image of In the Name of the Rose Squirrel for their custom made birdhouse that will be auctioned at a fundraiser for Syrian refugees. I love the details of this miniature, hand crafted masterpiece.

The event will take place on […]

Comments Off on Bird Houses – A Fundraiser for Syrian Refugees

Art Meets Chocolate

By |March 23rd, 2016|

ART MEETS CHOCOLATE is a company owned by an art loving chocolatier located in Vancouver, BC. The aim is to fuse the creativity of artisan chocolate making with the inspiring talents of local artists while showcasing the unique feel of various British Columbian neighbourhoods.

The chocolate bars are available online at Blossom Spice and  Cooks Culture

Cooks Culture
Atrium Building
1317 Blanshard St, […]

Comments Off on Art Meets Chocolate

Painting of Lord Rocco the Pug, aka Mr. Puggums.

By |March 2nd, 2016|

I don’t always paint pugs, but when I do, they be royal.

 

This paintings was a commission for Tiffany Haarsma, owner of Haarsma Waste Innovations. Based in Nanaimo, British Columbia, Haarsma Waste Innovations Inc. is the largest independent family owned and operated Commercial and Residential Waste Management and Recycling Company on the mid and lower Island. Plug rhymes with pug!

Tiffany and her husband commissioned a regal portrait of […]

Comments Off on Painting of Lord Rocco the Pug, aka Mr. Puggums.
  • Photo of the kitchen of childhood home. Photo credit: Jen Steele. Photo manipulation: Carollyne Yardley
    Permalink
    Gallery

    Imaginary Friends Open Space Arts Society: March 11-April 9, 2016

Imaginary Friends Open Space Arts Society: March 11-April 9, 2016

By |March 2nd, 2016|

Imaginary Friends
Open Space Arts Society: March 11-April 9, 2016
My submission

Photo credit: Jen Steele Photography

Photo Editing: Spirit Energy / Ripple Effect: Carollyne Yardley
The last day I encountered my imaginary friend was on a sunny afternoon in the kitchen at my parents house. My mum was preparing us some lunch. I was five and a half years old. For […]

Comments Off on Imaginary Friends Open Space Arts Society: March 11-April 9, 2016
  • Screen Shot 2016-02-18 at 5.25.47 PM
    Permalink
    Gallery

    FROM PORTRAIT PAINTERS TO COLLEGE APPLICANTS, SQUIRREL OBSESSIVES THROUGH THE AGES – Atlas Obscura

FROM PORTRAIT PAINTERS TO COLLEGE APPLICANTS, SQUIRREL OBSESSIVES THROUGH THE AGES – Atlas Obscura

By |January 7th, 2016|

My friend David Wahl, Director of Awesome at Archie McPhee gave a journalist my name, and I got included in this article by Andy Wright for Atlas Obscura. Yay squirrels!

FROM PORTRAIT PAINTERS TO COLLEGE APPLICANTS, SQUIRREL OBSESSIVES THROUGH THE AGES
Atlas Obscura
January 07, 2016.
http://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/from-portrait-painters-to-college-applicants-squirrel-obsessives-through-the-ages

 

 

Comments Off on FROM PORTRAIT PAINTERS TO COLLEGE APPLICANTS, SQUIRREL OBSESSIVES THROUGH THE AGES – Atlas Obscura
  • Seriously I'm at @copperowl like this. @analogue_mag
    Permalink
    Gallery

    Analogue Magazine launch of Dec/Jan 2016 issue at Copper Owl. #anonymouse #anonymous

Analogue Magazine launch of Dec/Jan 2016 issue at Copper Owl. #anonymouse #anonymous

By |January 3rd, 2016|

Congratulations to Analogue Magazine Dec/Jan issue. Last night analogue magazine launch party at the Copper Owl featuring Kathryn Calder (SOLO) and OLD GIRL. Anonymouse made an appearance and was thrilled to be part of this months issue. Pick up your copies. Locations listed at their analogue page. With Jeremy Herndl, Renee Leighann, MaryEllen Green, Nicholas Oswald Lyons

SERIOUSLY SILLY: Horse […]

Comments Off on Analogue Magazine launch of Dec/Jan 2016 issue at Copper Owl. #anonymouse #anonymous

New! Winter Squirrel Holiday Cards

By |December 2nd, 2015|

New! Winter Squirrel Holiday Cards are great for all occasions. Blank inside, they are perfect to use as greeting cards, thank you notes, or as invitations.

Winter is one of four costumes (Spring, Summer and Fall) representing The Four Seasons by Vivaldi on display at The Costume Museum, Government House, Victoria, B.C.

They were designed and worn for the Venice Carnival 2008.

Limited quantity […]

Comments Off on New! Winter Squirrel Holiday Cards
  • Anna Banana Squirrel, 9 x 12 inches, oil on panel, 2015
    Permalink
    Gallery

    Christmas Show and Sale at Massey Gallery (AGGV). Winchester Galleries Winter Exhibition. #squirrealism meets #bananology

Christmas Show and Sale at Massey Gallery (AGGV). Winchester Galleries Winter Exhibition. #squirrealism meets #bananology

By |November 16th, 2015|

Our Best for Christmas Show & Sale Opens

November 26, 2015 – January 4, 2016 | Massey Gallery (Art Gallery of Greater Victoria)
Open Thursday, November 26, 2015

Join the Art Rental & Sales 20 artists, whose work has consistently sold or rented exceptionally well, for this year’s Christmas Show & Sale – opening concurrently with the Gallery […]

Comments Off on Christmas Show and Sale at Massey Gallery (AGGV). Winchester Galleries Winter Exhibition. #squirrealism meets #bananology
  • Preparing some lovely collectibles / paintings for upcoming small works shows. Inspired by #annabanana exhibit @artgalleryvic #bananaglasses #regifted @openspacevic #zebrashirt #stamps #mailart #squirrels #bananas #bananology #squirrealism #carollyne #carollyneyardley
    Permalink
    Gallery

    Artwork inspired by Anna Banana Exhibition, and Mail Art Workshop. #mailart #bananaglasses #banana

Artwork inspired by Anna Banana Exhibition, and Mail Art Workshop. #mailart #bananaglasses #banana

By |November 9th, 2015|

These new pieces were inspired by the exhibition, 40 Years of Fooling Around with A. Banana, Art Gallery of Greater Victoria on until January 03, 2016. Link here to see photos of the opening night.

Two miniatures will be available for sale at the Massey Gallery (Art Gallery of Greater Victoria) Christmas Small Works Show and Sale, November 26 – […]

Comments Off on Artwork inspired by Anna Banana Exhibition, and Mail Art Workshop. #mailart #bananaglasses #banana