No Name All Dressed
No Name All Dressed

Acrylic, 40x30 inches, 2019

$2,650

Far from being "simple", most folks reaction is "WTF kind of chips are these?" This crazy barbecue/ ketchup/ salt & vinegar combo is particular to Canada, and yes, very addictive. Doubling-down on the Canadiana, I had to depict the "No Name" generic Canadian (non) brand variety.

Hickory Sticks
Hickory Sticks

Acrylic, 48x324 inches, 2019

Kimoto Gallery, Vancouver

These days, you'll find these skinny, simulated hickory-smoke flavour potato chips on the unloved lower shelves of your local corner store. They are the last major product from Hostess, formerly Canada's #1 potato chip brand, now a local Frito-Lay sub-something…

Kimchi Noodle Soup
Kimchi Noodle Soup

Acrylic, 30x30 inches, 2018

$1,980

This depicts Korea's favourite noodle soup (shin ramyun) and what's not to love? Crazy colours, variable boundaries, printed & actual reflections, cartoon characters, multiple languages, and all made in the USA.

Lucky Candy
Lucky Candy

Acrylic, 24x24 inches, 2019

$1,270

Lucky Candy (利是糖) is given away during Lunar New Year to wish people luck & prosperity. Not sure on the history of these, but round here, they are all strawberry-flavoured with red wrappers.

Old Dutch Ketchup
Old Dutch Ketchup

Acrylic, 40x30 inches, 2018

$2,650

Old Dutch ketchup chips is another one of these everyday Canadian icons, produced by a Manitoba firm since the 50s & one of these flavours that never quite made it down to the States.

Teacake
Teacake

Acrylic, 36x36 inches, 2018

$2,850

This depicts a Tunnock's teacake, a chocolate-covered mallow, wrapped in tinfoil. It is much-loved in Scotland, but the kind of thing I scorned when I actually lived there. Now living in Canada, I have to admit a nostalgic weakness for them.…

Two Cheezies
Two Cheezies

Acrylic, 36x36 inches, 2017

Kimoto Gallery, Vancouver

Almost everyone I know loves Cheezies, but as a Canadian icon it is slightly under the radar, so I thought it would be a fun subject. I loved the challenge of capturing the intense colours and light reflections of the packet.

No Name All Dressed
Hickory Sticks
Kimchi Noodle Soup
Lucky Candy
Old Dutch Ketchup
Teacake
Two Cheezies
No Name All Dressed

Acrylic, 40x30 inches, 2019

$2,650

Far from being "simple", most folks reaction is "WTF kind of chips are these?" This crazy barbecue/ ketchup/ salt & vinegar combo is particular to Canada, and yes, very addictive. Doubling-down on the Canadiana, I had to depict the "No Name" generic Canadian (non) brand variety.

Hickory Sticks

Acrylic, 48x324 inches, 2019

Kimoto Gallery, Vancouver

These days, you'll find these skinny, simulated hickory-smoke flavour potato chips on the unloved lower shelves of your local corner store. They are the last major product from Hostess, formerly Canada's #1 potato chip brand, now a local Frito-Lay sub-something…

Kimchi Noodle Soup

Acrylic, 30x30 inches, 2018

$1,980

This depicts Korea's favourite noodle soup (shin ramyun) and what's not to love? Crazy colours, variable boundaries, printed & actual reflections, cartoon characters, multiple languages, and all made in the USA.

Lucky Candy

Acrylic, 24x24 inches, 2019

$1,270

Lucky Candy (利是糖) is given away during Lunar New Year to wish people luck & prosperity. Not sure on the history of these, but round here, they are all strawberry-flavoured with red wrappers.

Old Dutch Ketchup

Acrylic, 40x30 inches, 2018

$2,650

Old Dutch ketchup chips is another one of these everyday Canadian icons, produced by a Manitoba firm since the 50s & one of these flavours that never quite made it down to the States.

Teacake

Acrylic, 36x36 inches, 2018

$2,850

This depicts a Tunnock's teacake, a chocolate-covered mallow, wrapped in tinfoil. It is much-loved in Scotland, but the kind of thing I scorned when I actually lived there. Now living in Canada, I have to admit a nostalgic weakness for them.…

Two Cheezies

Acrylic, 36x36 inches, 2017

Kimoto Gallery, Vancouver

Almost everyone I know loves Cheezies, but as a Canadian icon it is slightly under the radar, so I thought it would be a fun subject. I loved the challenge of capturing the intense colours and light reflections of the packet.

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