Newsletter November 2022

Paris studio
For years I felt profound envy for artists who had large studios – particularly lofts with great natural light & views of Paris or Manhattan, like the one above. Finally, this last May, I took the plunge.

Alas, no view of rooftops of Montmartre, the Marais or SoHo. However, it is a pleasant, open, high-ceilinged space on the east side of Vancouver where I can welcome an out-of-town visitor, or schedule a local friend to come share a coffee or bottle of wine. It also gives me a second location closer to downtown Vancouver where I can show my artwork at short notice.

· I can paint larger works on hardboard – works that are hard to manipulate in my attic studio at home in New Westminster.
· I can exhibit my largest works that had been impossible to view except during gallery exhibitions.
· I can store my remaining landscape paintings while still having them easily accessible for viewing.
· I can more fully feel part of the community of artists.

In mid-November, I’m participating in the Eastside Culture Crawl (ESCC) for the first time and hope to gain a larger audience for my work. Please come help me celebrate the new space. I am sending invites by email and snail-mail. Let me know if you haven’t received yours.

I will be in studio
• Thursday & Friday November 17th & 18th from 5 – 10PM
• Saturday & Sunday November 19th & 20th from 11AM – 6PM

You can also contact me and we can arrange a quieter private tour.

I am always grateful when people send me photos of my paintings in their homes. I’d like to share some beautiful examples.
paintings in homes

To all who visited my September exhibition Nocturnes and Other Paintings at the Visual Space Gallery on Dunbar (below), thank you, thank you. For those that couldn’t make it, please view the exhibition pieces and the installation views.
Nocturnes and Other Paintings

Nocturnes of Elliott Bay will be available November & December 2022 at both the Berkano Gallery and Gallery 110 in Seattle.

Views from (within) the Waves – storm season off Tofino and Ucluelet – are available through the Tofino Gallery of Contemporary Art.

With great affection and respect, David

4 thoughts on “Newsletter November 2022

  1. Olga deSanctis

    Congratulations David. The studio looks AMAZING! I’m sure every time you walk in, you experience a profound sense of contentment, I know I do with mine. Your art work is stunning and more importantly bears a unique mark reflecting your style. I wish I was closer by to you and Lyne. Good luck with this next phase of your art journey.


    1. David Haughton

      What a sweet and unexpected message to receive. Thank you thank you Olga. I hope life treats you well. I will also let Lyne know you were so considerate. with affection and respect, David

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