Reading at the Beaverbrook Art Gallery

If you're in Fredericton on March 21, at 7 pm,  I hope you can join me at the Beaverbrook Art Gallery where I will be reading from my three Gaspereau Press books on Mary Pratt, Gerald Ferguson, and Alex Colville. 

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You can get the books from better bookstores, from the Beaverbrook Art Gallery Gift shop, or from Gaspereau Press


Jordan Bennett at AGNS

My review of Jordan Benentt's exhibition Ketu’elmita’jik at AGNS is now live on Canadian Art's site. Read it here

You can also read my Halifax Magazine blog on Jordan's show at AGNS here.

Find out more about the artist here, and about the exhibition here


D'Arcy Wilson: The Memorialist

My latest blog for Halifax magazine, on D'Arcy Wilson's exhibition at Dalhousie Art Gallery, is now live. Read it here

You can find out more about the Memorialist project here


Gaspereau Field Guides Series Launch

I'm launching the three books in my field guides series at Art Bar + Projects Thursday Feb. 7 from 6-8 pm. I'll do short readings from Mary Pratt: Still Light, Gerald Ferguson: Thinking of Painting, and Alex Colville: A Rebellious Mind.



Alex Colville: A Rebellious Mind

My new book Alex Colville: A Rebellious Mind, #3 in my Gaspereau Field Guides to Canadian artists series, has just been published. You can get it at better bookstores or order it here


Article on Duke and Battersby in Espace #121


My article Familiar Others was translated into French and appears as  Les altéritiés familières: le point de vue animal de Duke et Battersby in the latest issue of Espace art actuel

For my anglophone friends the original English version is available below.


Gerald Ferguson in Border Crossings magazine

My article Minding the Arts: The Visual Understanding of Gerald Ferguson is in the latest issue of Border Crossings, #148. You can find it on newsstands or get a copy here.  


New Halifax Magazine Blog

My latest blog, Change is Constant: The Year in Art, for Halifax Magazine is now live. You can read it here


Herménégilde Chiasson at the Beaverbrook Art Gallery in Canadian Art

You can read my Canadian Art On-line review of  Herménégilde Chiasson's exhibition  Depuis 50 ans/For 50 Years at the Beaverbrook Art Gallery here.


Galleries West Art Books 2018

So pleased that two of my books, Mary Pratt: Still Light and Gerald Ferguson: Thinking of Painting, were selected for Galleries West Art books 2018 issue. You can read about it here

I also am a contributor to the book Ned Pratt: One Wave, which was also featured in this issue. 


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You can read my review of Wesley Harris's exhibition Mentor and Metalsmith at the Mary E. Black Gallery here.

Learn more about the exhibition on the Mary E. Black site

Or visit Wesley Harris's website


Prefix Photo 38

My essay Between Sea and Sky: Ned Pratt's Newfoundland Landscapes is included in the new issue of Prefix Photo.  You can find the magazine at


Ned Pratt: One Wave

I'm thrilled to have an essay in the new book on Ned Pratt just published by the Rooms and Goose Lane Editions.

You can order the book here

Find out about the exhibition here.

Learn more about Ned from his website.


Kent Monkman Blog now live on Halifax Magazine.

My review of Kent Monkman's exhibition at the AGNS is now available on Halifax Magazine's website. You can read it here

For more information on how to see the show, go here.


Kent Monkman in the Globe and Mail

My story on the unveiling of Kent Monkman's new painting at AGNS was just in the Globe and Mail. You can read it here. 


Gerald Ferguson: Thinking of Painting

My latest book is now available from Gaspereau Press. You can ask for it in better bookstores, or you can order it here.


Review of Gerald Ferguson at AGNS

My review of Close to the Edge... The Work of Gerald Ferguson is now live at Canadian Art On-line. You can read it here:

Find out more about the exhibition here:

 Gerald Ferguson, Neoclassical Still Lifes, 1994, Enamel on canvas. 117.8 x 134.6 cm. 

Two New Articles about Canadian Sculptors

Sarah Maloney in Sculpture Magazine


My feature article on Sarah Maloney (A New Image of Landscape) is now available in the October 2018 issue of Sculpture Magazine.

Colleen Wolstenholme in Espace art actuel


My feature article on Colleen Wolstenholme (Damn Control: Colleen Wolstenholme's Sculpture of Resistance) is now available in Espace #120, Fall 2018.


Review of Blue Rocks: Gerald Ferguson, Marsden Hartley and John Hartman

My review of this exhibition at the AGNS is in the Fall 2018 issue of Visual Arts News ( 

Learn more about the exhibition  here: