Each day when I rise I look towards the Eastern horizon awaiting the sun to break through the veil of night with its warming rays. I breath in deeply thankful for another day. My Eastern horizon is dominated by Mount Baker and the Coastal Mountains which provide me endless inspiration.
With over 100 illustrations in his psychedelic new illustrated interpretation of The King James’ Old Testament, Samuel Robertson has recently finished illustrating book nine: 1 Samuel. Having begun one year ago, Samuel aims to complete the project with over 300 illustrations by Christmas Day, 2017
“All of us, women and men, are just beginning to grasp the significance of both iconography and myth, beginning to understand that they represent a history of a large part of the life force of this planet.”
– Winifred Milius Lubell 1914-2012
Have you had a moment in your life when you found yourself standing at the edge of a fire? Feeling a pull towards a kind of transformation.
There is no excuse not to follow your dreams. In following your dreams you find who you are, or in my case who I was. I was able to regain the joy in my life that had escaped me. I became my own best friend. I started dating art. We have a great relationship now. We have many children.
I am interested in examining man’s relationship between the ephemeral & the eternal as well as the cyclical patterns of growth and decline that binds all material things. Careful observation reveals the beauty within each moment of a world in continuous change.
“You are the one who is divinely inspired to be the one to take the drawings to the world.” My mission came through Alma, from her Source of guidance, Aba, in 1972. At twenty-five I did not realize the implications; now, forty years later, I understand.
“My passion in life is to create art. I believe that it connects us on a universal level. It is my desire in each piece to tell a story about the places I’ve been to, the people I’ve met and all the experiences of joy and beauty in life”.
My grandfather died before I had the opportunity to know him. I heard he had a really tough life, and died a broken man on the streets of Vancouver. I did not know which band he came from or where he was born, and went on a journey to find some knowledge about his life.
My paintings and poetry celebrate, and bring to life, my love of my Coast Salish culture through beautiful images portraying the rich traditions and oral history of the First People of Canada.