Born in Northern B.C., Rod moved to the Okanagan at a young age. The surrealists influenced his earliest paintings. He then discovered the works of the impressionist school, which has taken him to his current artistic interests, which include a keen interest in experimenting with color and the physical qualities of paint. Tom Thomson and the Group of Seven have also had a profound influence on his work.

"Painting becomes tedious when the ultimate goal of the painter is to recreate the external world. I've always felt that the painting exists only within its own borders, which allows the curious mind of the artist to say: What if I did this""

Rod's work is now collected worldwide and he is committed to painting images that have a strong Canadian cultural influence, whether through his bold landscapes or his whimsical images of children at play.

PUBLICATIONS Magazine Art Brushes in the Sun La Guide Valle Artists of the Okanagan

CORPORATE COLLECTIONS Hiram Walker & Sons C.M. Oliver Wood Gundy Inc Petro-Canada Amoco Petroleum Dorasco Steel Home Oil Esso Canada CIBC Reed Stenhouse Bank of Montreal C.P. Hotels Canadair/Bombardier West Coast Petroleum Inter-Provincial Pipeline ...and many others

Associated Exhibitions

25th Annual Art Of Winter Group Exhibition
Special Edition 25th Anniversary
November 24 - December 24, 2018
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