"Mother Earth is ready to cleanse. The natural shape is a circle, our cells are a circle, stars are a circle, the sun, the moon, the earth. The mother's womb is a circle.
I don't believe we should be living in these squares." Chief No Tribe, 2016
2017 Not a Bystander art project bLog 'She smiles after all that...'
Focus on Anger, Violence and Bullying. March 30, 2017 - April 2019
2007 Civil Information Activism 2020
Active Citizenship, Free News Sharing & Social Artistry
Contact by email firstname.lastname@example.org
"Freedom is important, especially today"-B.K., "True North Strong and FREE, a line straight from our anthem"- E.K., "Escape is freedom from judgmental civilians who should mind their own business - and help those /encourage them who try to get a happy lifestyle..." -A.C.R.L.W.-B, "Freedom is Honesty, Being Honest is Love"-C, "Free The Art"-W.C., "Freedom is our right. In any form express it with art. If art was a crime Leonardo would have been doing the time"-E.B., "Sovereignty is Freedom"- Dene Warrior, "Edmonton Ward 7 candidate"-S.P., "Lets make Edmonton the City of Art and Imagination"-D, Art is Expression, Freedom is Art"-V, "Keep Fighting to Speak your Piece"-N.R., "Freedom is my right as a human being..." - C.A., "Freedom, Art and Honesty"-M.M., "If freedom is the child, then understanding is the mother and determination is the father"- R.K.A., "Art is a way to express ourselves as an artist, and its not something that others can simply take it away from us"- Kevan Lyons “Poet of Churchill Square”. "Art is Freedom"- Love A.L., "自由" S.L., "Fight the power, art is freedom" - K.C., "Art is freedom"- A.A., "Freedom, art and honesty"- M.M., "Freedom is a Right" - M.O.S., "Freedom for All Canadians"- G.W. Edmonton Ward 10 candidate, "The choice is ours", "To be who we want to be"-J.U., "Freedom seems almost unachievable", "Live your life how you want to, with love in your heart" -J, "We stand together" - V, Art is Freedom - D.B.
2016 Fire and Rain art project bLog 'The Crumpling Umbrella'
Focus on Alberta wildfires and flooding. Dec. 21, 2015 - Dec. 20, 2017
2019 More Circles than Squares art project blog Alberta Environment, Social
and Political climate extremes. December 21, 2018 - December 20, 2019
2015 LISTEN art project ' The Poet, the Judge, We First Nations, Métis & Inuit
First Art Show & Tell Truth and Reconciliation - Freedom of Expression. Mar. 2015 - Apr. 2018
2014 - 1924 - art project. Lawren Harris and A.Y. Jackson travelled from Ontario to Alberta, Jasper to document its beauty. 1924 marked the opening of the (AGA) Art Gallery of Alberta. I spent a few years inside the AGA drawing, honing my creative skills, finding my confidence and learned how to paint again. In the summer of 2014 I drove to Jasper National Park to paint outdoors it's beauty. YouTube
I started expressing my creative self as a kid with a box of crayons on my parents' basement walls and inside the pages of my grandfather's leather-bound encyclopedia collection. So my parents began to supply me with a steady stream of paper and pencils with which to draw and expand my creativity. In secondary school I studied commercial art and printing, and took extra courses to learn photography and produce short video features. In my twenties I learned to fly, earning a private pilot's licence, and moved to Edmonton from Toronto. In my 40s I hiked the West Coast Trail on Vancouver Island 3 times and once to the Rose Spit on Haida Gwaii Island. Living in Edmonton I continued a career as a graphic arts craftsman operating mostly Goss high speed web offset newspaper printing presses, first for the Edmonton and Toronto Suns and finally with the Edmonton Journal (Video). I volunteered at Walterdale Community Theatre, painting sets and doing public relations. I was laid off from my newspaper job in 2013 after 42 years and attempted starting a business Hawkeyi Media Inc with a grant from Alberta Works. It failed after losses so I retired and now work freely as a social artist and citizen news activist now in my 13th year. Doug Brinkman, Married to S.M. Elliott, Uqbar Calling & Swallowing the Camel Blogs.
"When we love ourselves it is in convent upon us to love everyone around us and to do good. I pray for Canada, I pray for peace, I pray for unity and I pray for leaders with compassion with the drive to bring unity today and forever." 2019, Woman prays for our leaders to be blessed. The Alberta Legislature has no dome YouTube
Trouble maker, the coming storm
Social Art Projects
2016 Fire and Rain
2017 Not a Bystander
2018 Status versus Motion
2019 More Circles than Squares
2020 Freedom to Express and Listen
Paintings, Posters, Pickets Art Show & Tell
2015-03-30 to 2020-06-04
1047 Days Freely Expressing Art
"Art is made for people to react. Having a position means what you are doing is needed and it is creating change. In the long term a lot of people are going to appreciate it." Venezuelan Woman, Alberta Legislature outdoor art show, 2017
'Buffalo eye' 20-20 Vision, "I see buffalo"-Kara, Special K
Freedom to EXPRESS & LISTEN
In drawing, one must look for or suspect that there is more than is casually seen. George Bridgman
Wear red as we go marching - Rome is burning
Welcome to my online art gallery. I don't sell my paintings, I give them away or paint over them for future art projects. I stopped selling my paintings to the public when the City of Edmonton said I required a food truck permit to show my art outdoors in the streets and public squares of Edmonton. They said I would not be permitted to paint in any public park including the river valley. I decided to not renew my City business licence and shuttered my news media company Hawkeyi Media Inc.
Intuitive, outsider art
FREEDOM to EXPRESS Urban Art Renewal & LISTEN
2018 Status versus Motion art project, Alberta politics & the news media
"When I first looked at it, it reminded me of Notre Dame Cathedral burning. It also reminds me also of some of Van Gogh’s paintings. If we are burning now, like Notre Dame, we will rise better and stronger." - Marg McCuaig-Boyd, 2020
The Speakers Banned Free Speech and Wear designer t-shirt label
Be positive. The role of art is to inspire hope and find solutions.
It should be used for healing. Not a bystander public survey.
June,🧘♂Summer Solstice F,G,H,I...
1924 2014 Art project Learning to freely express myself, I learned freedom is not free in Canada