Wednesday, August 26, 2015

World Haiku Association, August 2015

133rd Monthly Haiga Contest






World Haiku Association, July 2015

132nd Monthly Haiga Contest






World Haiku Association, June 2014

121st Monthly Haiga Contest








World Haiku Association, July 2014

122nd Monthly Haiga Contest










Hedgerow Poems, Number 43, August 2015

Part 3 of the Resident Artist Collection...


The White Spaces Series


I love the sense of mystery surrounding white spaces in art. These iPad sketches are not meant to be realistic portrayals, but rather, a means for the viewer to fill in the blanks...





Gems, An Anthology of Haiku, Senryu and Sedoka, 2014



Red Lights, Volume 11, Number 2, June 2015



Sketch only, Winner of The Heron's Nest 2014 Illustration Contest (front cover)
Haiga published in Cattails, September 2014



Ribbons, Volume 10, Number 2, Spring/Summer 2014




Honourable Mention, Yuki Teikei Haiku Society, Tokutomi Haiku Contest, 2014



Thursday, August 20, 2015

Yamadera Basho Memorial Museum English Haiku Contest, 2015

Selected Haiku


rusted gate
old lilacs blooming
for no one


empty nest
on the for sale sign
mourning doves

Hedgerow Poems, Number 42, August 2015

Part 2 of the Resident Artist Collection...


The Watercolour Series


I am drawn to the serenity of watercolours. These original photographs were digitally manipulated in order to create painterly effects...





Honourable Mention, Haiku Canada Betty Drevniok Award 2015




GUSTS, Number 21, Spring/Summer 2015




A Hundred Gourds, Issue 4:2, March 2015




Atlas Poetica, Number 20, February 2015




Acorn, Number 34, Spring 2015





Monday, August 10, 2015

Hedgerow Poems, Number 41, August 2015

I am grateful to Caroline Skanne for inviting me to be the "resident artist" for the next four weekly issues of hedgerow: a journal of small poems. She has always been supportive of my endeavours, and her editorial and artistic skills in the production of more than 40 issues of this journal are remarkable!


The Glass Series


I am always entranced by the magic of light. In this series of photographs, I tried to capture the play of light through glass in a minimalistic manner...



Bright Stars, Volume 1, January 2014




Inner Art Journal, February 2014




LYNX, Issue 28:3, October 2013




Cattails, September 2014




All the Shells, Tanka Society of America Members' Anthology, 2014





Monday, August 03, 2015

NeverEnding Story, August 2015

Translated into Chinese by Chen-ou Liu


quilting bee
train tracks stitch
prairie to sky


Acorn, Number 33, Fall 2014

Sunday, August 02, 2015