North Rim
North Rim

Acrylic, 9x12 inches, 2019

$240

This piece depicts a cloud formation rising above the North Rim of the badlands around Eastend, SK. There is nothing quite like the prairie skies to give you a sense of the infinite.

Red Barn
Red Barn

Acrylic, 12x12 inches, 2019

$315

This barn was part of an abandoned homestead on the Eastend-Claydon road in SW Saskatchewan. Such homesteads are a poignant reminder of more prosperous times.

McCormick-Deering
McCormick-Deering

Acrylic, 24x24 inches, Jeff Wilson, 2019

$1,270

This depicts a vintage McCormick-Deering tractor parked in a field on the Ravenscag-Eastend road in SW Saskatchewan. From the wire grille, pneumatic tires and hand crank, it looks like a model 10-20 from the 1930's

Beaver Lumber
Beaver Lumber

Acrylic, 30x40 inches, 2019

$2,650

Robsart is a ghost town south on the Red Coat Trail in SW Saskatchewan. Initially prosperous, it has suffered a long decline since the 1930's. While there are a few residents left, the Main street is largely lined with abandoned houses & storefronts, like Beaver Lumber.

Bob the Bull
Bob the Bull

Acrylic, 30x30 inches, 2019

Private Collection, vancouver

It’s true; bulls get around. I spotted this particular bad boy just north of Consul SK, but from the tag, it looks like he is from the Braun Ranch, outside Simmie, SK, 160km to the NE.

Well Shed
Well Shed

Acrylic, 30x40 inches, 2019

$2,650

Aside from a seasonal lakes, there is often little surface water in the prairie benchlands, and many farms rely on boreholes for water. You can recognize them from the shed & power-line. This one is just south of Eastend, Saskatchewan.

Conway's
Conway's

Acrylic, 36x36 inches, 2019

$2,650

Funky family diners are a fixture in small-town Canada, and I was really struck by this place in downtown Shaunavon, Saskatchewan, that retains a loyal local following.

Climax Elevator
Climax Elevator

Acrylic, 36x36 inches, 2019

$2,850

The grain elevator is indeed an iconic part of the prairie landscape. This spectacular example of a grain elevator is located on the tracks in Climax, Saskatchewan, last stop before the US border on Highway 37.

Frenchman River Valley
Frenchman River Valley

Acrylic, 24x72 inches, 2018

$3,800

This depicts a view across the Frenchman River between Eastend and Ravenscrag in SW Saskatchewan. The valley is a glacial feature, characterised by steep ravines and coulees in the layered hills.

North to Cypress
North to Cypress

Acrylic, 48x48 inches, 2018

$4,500

The badlands bordering the Frenchman River give way to flat benches. The shear sense of scale on the benches can be overwhelming, where you can see up to 20 km without difficulty. This depicts Highway 21, looking north to the Cypress Hills.

Alan Dumontel
Alan Dumontel

Acrylic, 30x30 inches, 2018

$1,980

Alan struck me as both a symbol of continuity and change. He is a third generation rancher with acreage W of Claydon SK. Now retired, he helps out on the nearby Old Man on His Back Nature Reserve, which reintroduces prairie grasses and wildlife.

Below Ravenscrag
Below Ravenscrag

Acrylic, 24x24 inches, 2018

$1,270

"Saskatchewan: not as flat as you think". This piece depicts the view across the Frenchman River Valley downstream of Ravenscrag, Saskatchewan, below the butte of the same name.

Charlie's Lunch
Charlie's Lunch

Acrylic, 36x36 inches, 2018

Hambleton Galleries,

Start your day right with a breakfast at Charlie's Lunch. Charlie's is a local fixture & built with the ornate fixtures typical of prairie boomtowns before the Dustbowl. It opens at 5am and if you are a local, you will know to get your own coffee behind the counter.

Pumpjack
Pumpjack

Acrylic, 24x48 inches, 2018

Hambleton Galleries

Pumpjacks are an essential part of the landscape & story across SW Saskatchewan, and the Jurassic Shaunavon Formation has been producing oil & gas since 1952. The resulting revenue provides much-needed income to many small ranchers in the area and local hotels watch the oil price closely, as a spike inevitably brings in the oil workers.

South of Cadillac
South of Cadillac

Acrylic, 18x72 inches, 2018

$2,850

There is something incredibly poignant about the abandoned prairie homesteads, standing in testament to trials of times past. This is accentuated when set against the vast prairie landscape. This particular one is located just off Highway 4 south of Cadillac, Saskatchewan

Frenchman River Valley
Frenchman River Valley

Acrylic, 30x40 inches, 2018

$2,650

This depicts a view of sunset over the Frenchman River in Eastend, SK. The river is typically quiet, but a dam was built upstream to control flow after streets were swamped by flood water in 1952.

Robsart Hay Bale
Robsart Hay Bale

Acrylic, 24x24 inches, 2018

$1,270

You see hay bales across the fields on a benches above the Frenchman River, and they provide a useful sense of distance in the sometimes featureless fields. The snow draped over top displays the most intense blue-purple magenta shades you will ever see.

Sorrel
Sorrel

Acrylic, 36x36 inches, 2018

$2,850

This depicts a sorrel quarter horse on the Middle Bench above Eastend, Saskatchewan. Working Quarter horses like this one are an enduring legacy of ranching history in the Frenchman Valley, which saw cattle roundups of cattle from Canada & the US until about 1910

Scotty
Scotty

Acrylic, 36x36 inches, 2017

$2,850

Scotty is one of the most complete T-Rex skeletons ever found and is housed in the remarkable T-Rex Discovery Centre, built from some $2M raised by the local people & businesses. A testament to local pride & determination.

Scotsguard Truck
Scotsguard Truck

Acrylic, 30x40 inches, 2018

$2,650

This 1940's Ford flatbed is now parked in downtown Scotsguard, SK. Founded in 1913 in response to the CPR, Scotsguard earning it the moniker "Little Chicago" during the Prohibition years. Times have changed and the village now comprises three residents and a few lovingly preserved buildings.

North Rim
Red Barn
McCormick-Deering
Beaver Lumber
Bob the Bull
Well Shed
Conway's
Climax Elevator
Frenchman River Valley
North to Cypress
Alan Dumontel
Below Ravenscrag
Charlie's Lunch
Pumpjack
South of Cadillac
Frenchman River Valley
Robsart Hay Bale
Sorrel
Scotty
Scotsguard Truck
North Rim

Acrylic, 9x12 inches, 2019

$240

This piece depicts a cloud formation rising above the North Rim of the badlands around Eastend, SK. There is nothing quite like the prairie skies to give you a sense of the infinite.

Red Barn

Acrylic, 12x12 inches, 2019

$315

This barn was part of an abandoned homestead on the Eastend-Claydon road in SW Saskatchewan. Such homesteads are a poignant reminder of more prosperous times.

McCormick-Deering

Acrylic, 24x24 inches, Jeff Wilson, 2019

$1,270

This depicts a vintage McCormick-Deering tractor parked in a field on the Ravenscag-Eastend road in SW Saskatchewan. From the wire grille, pneumatic tires and hand crank, it looks like a model 10-20 from the 1930's

Beaver Lumber

Acrylic, 30x40 inches, 2019

$2,650

Robsart is a ghost town south on the Red Coat Trail in SW Saskatchewan. Initially prosperous, it has suffered a long decline since the 1930's. While there are a few residents left, the Main street is largely lined with abandoned houses & storefronts, like Beaver Lumber.

Bob the Bull

Acrylic, 30x30 inches, 2019

Private Collection, vancouver

It’s true; bulls get around. I spotted this particular bad boy just north of Consul SK, but from the tag, it looks like he is from the Braun Ranch, outside Simmie, SK, 160km to the NE.

Well Shed

Acrylic, 30x40 inches, 2019

$2,650

Aside from a seasonal lakes, there is often little surface water in the prairie benchlands, and many farms rely on boreholes for water. You can recognize them from the shed & power-line. This one is just south of Eastend, Saskatchewan.

Conway's

Acrylic, 36x36 inches, 2019

$2,650

Funky family diners are a fixture in small-town Canada, and I was really struck by this place in downtown Shaunavon, Saskatchewan, that retains a loyal local following.

Climax Elevator

Acrylic, 36x36 inches, 2019

$2,850

The grain elevator is indeed an iconic part of the prairie landscape. This spectacular example of a grain elevator is located on the tracks in Climax, Saskatchewan, last stop before the US border on Highway 37.

Frenchman River Valley

Acrylic, 24x72 inches, 2018

$3,800

This depicts a view across the Frenchman River between Eastend and Ravenscrag in SW Saskatchewan. The valley is a glacial feature, characterised by steep ravines and coulees in the layered hills.

North to Cypress

Acrylic, 48x48 inches, 2018

$4,500

The badlands bordering the Frenchman River give way to flat benches. The shear sense of scale on the benches can be overwhelming, where you can see up to 20 km without difficulty. This depicts Highway 21, looking north to the Cypress Hills.

Alan Dumontel

Acrylic, 30x30 inches, 2018

$1,980

Alan struck me as both a symbol of continuity and change. He is a third generation rancher with acreage W of Claydon SK. Now retired, he helps out on the nearby Old Man on His Back Nature Reserve, which reintroduces prairie grasses and wildlife.

Below Ravenscrag

Acrylic, 24x24 inches, 2018

$1,270

"Saskatchewan: not as flat as you think". This piece depicts the view across the Frenchman River Valley downstream of Ravenscrag, Saskatchewan, below the butte of the same name.

Charlie's Lunch

Acrylic, 36x36 inches, 2018

Hambleton Galleries,

Start your day right with a breakfast at Charlie's Lunch. Charlie's is a local fixture & built with the ornate fixtures typical of prairie boomtowns before the Dustbowl. It opens at 5am and if you are a local, you will know to get your own coffee behind the counter.

Pumpjack

Acrylic, 24x48 inches, 2018

Hambleton Galleries

Pumpjacks are an essential part of the landscape & story across SW Saskatchewan, and the Jurassic Shaunavon Formation has been producing oil & gas since 1952. The resulting revenue provides much-needed income to many small ranchers in the area and local hotels watch the oil price closely, as a spike inevitably brings in the oil workers.

South of Cadillac

Acrylic, 18x72 inches, 2018

$2,850

There is something incredibly poignant about the abandoned prairie homesteads, standing in testament to trials of times past. This is accentuated when set against the vast prairie landscape. This particular one is located just off Highway 4 south of Cadillac, Saskatchewan

Frenchman River Valley

Acrylic, 30x40 inches, 2018

$2,650

This depicts a view of sunset over the Frenchman River in Eastend, SK. The river is typically quiet, but a dam was built upstream to control flow after streets were swamped by flood water in 1952.

Robsart Hay Bale

Acrylic, 24x24 inches, 2018

$1,270

You see hay bales across the fields on a benches above the Frenchman River, and they provide a useful sense of distance in the sometimes featureless fields. The snow draped over top displays the most intense blue-purple magenta shades you will ever see.

Sorrel

Acrylic, 36x36 inches, 2018

$2,850

This depicts a sorrel quarter horse on the Middle Bench above Eastend, Saskatchewan. Working Quarter horses like this one are an enduring legacy of ranching history in the Frenchman Valley, which saw cattle roundups of cattle from Canada & the US until about 1910

Scotty

Acrylic, 36x36 inches, 2017

$2,850

Scotty is one of the most complete T-Rex skeletons ever found and is housed in the remarkable T-Rex Discovery Centre, built from some $2M raised by the local people & businesses. A testament to local pride & determination.

Scotsguard Truck

Acrylic, 30x40 inches, 2018

$2,650

This 1940's Ford flatbed is now parked in downtown Scotsguard, SK. Founded in 1913 in response to the CPR, Scotsguard earning it the moniker "Little Chicago" during the Prohibition years. Times have changed and the village now comprises three residents and a few lovingly preserved buildings.

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