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Wishing You Happy Holidays from Me and Santa

By | December 23rd, 2016|Uncategorized|

Wishing You Happy Holidays from Me and Santa! Me and Santa, Hillside Mall, Dec 2016 Last minute stocking stuffer ideas! Art Meets Chocolate has come out with four new chocolate bars with my images. Cooks Culture 1317 Blanshard St, Victoria, BC V8W 0B5, Canada +1 250-590-8161 For a full list of stores in [...]

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New York Galleries and Museums with a side of Cyndi Lauper and Boy George.

By | June 4th, 2016|Uncategorized|

A trip to see the Van Dyck at The Frick Collection, NYC, turned into three fast paced days of "arting." The kind of "arting" you can really only do in a place like New York. You know, where they keep all the art in North America. I'm sure you can do it in other places as well, [...]

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Seattle Art Fair, Out of Sight, Seattle Art Museum, Geoffrey Farmer, and Rande Cook.

By | August 6th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Cousin Itt got Rudolph's nose, probably. @vanartgallery #geoffreyfarmer #frankzappa http://www.vanartgallery.bc.ca/the_exhibitions/exhibit_farmer.html In the eye of the bun #hair @seattleartmuseum #seattle Ice Cream Truck by Spencer Finch #seattleartfair #seattle #spencerfinch #icecream #truck #icecreamtruck http://www.centralparknyc.org/things-to-see-and-do/drifting-in-daylight.html Ai Weiwei coloured vases @seattleartmuseum #asianartmuseumseattle #aiweiwei Two humps always better than one. Riding [...]

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Women in Whisky: Victoria Whisky Festival

By | January 30th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Women in Whisky: Victoria Whisky Festival CTV NEWS WHISKY FESTIVAL PREVIEW 2015 01 15 5PM Screen Capture CTV News Whisky Festival 2015  

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The squirrels say, “Au revoir 2014!”

By | January 1st, 2015|Uncategorized|

The squirrels say, "Au revoir 2014!" It's been a lovely year. Thank you for everything. Au Revoir 2014 Squirrels. Photo by Carollyne Yardley. Also this adorable snap I took on Christmas Day 2014. He's contemplating, and everything. LOL. Christmas Day Squirrel 2014. Photo by Carollyne Yardley

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Whisky, Cashmere, and a Self Guided Art Tour of Edinburgh’s Art Museums, Scotland 2014

By | October 14th, 2014|Uncategorized|

We toured from Elgin -> Pitlochry -> Edinburgh for some formal business and whisky celebrations. Along the way there was a trip to a woollen mill, and Scotland's National Galleries. Another quick photo gallery with highlights here:              

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Tour of Johnstons of Elgin, Cashmere and Fine Woollens, Scotland 2014

By | October 14th, 2014|Uncategorized|

I was fortunate enough to be given a lovely tour of Johnstons of Elgin, makers of cashmere and fine woollens, made in Scotland. Fascinating to see how cashmere goos are made from raw wool, through ancient machines, and hand craftsmanship to the final product. Goods are made for companies such as Burberry, Range Rover, and [...]

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Boston Museum of Fine Art to Philadelphia Art Museum – Self Guided Art Education, Sept 2014

By | October 13th, 2014|Uncategorized|

I plan to write more about this trip from September 2014, but in the meantime, here are a few photos. Including: Boston Museum of Fine Arts - Jamie Wyeth - Shinique Smith: Bright Matter Isabella Garner Museum Philadelphia Museum of Art - Patrick Kelly: Runway of Love Barnes Collection - Cezanne special exhibition Pennsylvania Academy [...]

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Cooper Hawk sighting makes for a quiet garden

By | September 2nd, 2014|Uncategorized|

I took this photo on August 25, 2014 about 10:00 am.  The whole garden went silent. There's no birds or squirrels here, lady.   Coopers Hawk, Aug 25, 2014

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In progress from 2012

By | March 4th, 2014|Uncategorized|

Still need to work on this one started in early 2012. Titled, "One Is Never Alone with a Rubber Duck."   One is Never Alone with a Rubber Duck, 60 x 40, oil on board 2012-

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