The majority of murals you will see below were created and designed while I was an artist in residence for Antyx Community Arts from 2000-2011, a non-profit organization. Working on these community murals has given me a solid understanding of the process, preparation, materials, and timeline required to succeed. Collaborating with a wide assortment of people and artists over the years has allowed me to watch the collective vision unfold, without any sense of ego. When I look back at the imagery, my mind conjures up rewarding memories and time spent while working with people during the process. It was such a rewarding experience as Lead Artist to implement, paint and guide the local youth, enabling us to generate wonderful souvenirs for the community.
It's always an adventure, whenever you're creating an Art piece right in the spotlight of the public eye. As an Artist, you are an unfamiliar element; usually arriving to upend the ordinary. Overall, through the years, the local residents are a fantastic, supportive mix of beautiful people; giving me moments that I will always treasure.
As a person who values time and deadlines, I will ensure that the mural is completed in the allotted time. This has been proven with each project I have encountered. My own previous experience really informed me on how to navigate thoroughly; having always successfully completed every single mural or art project, with consistency and satisfaction.

When a piece unfolds, sometimes it stops in beautiful places. And you hope to land it, in the end, in a well-formed home; free to breathe and come to Life.





Northland Community Mural
5111 Northland Dr. NW
Located in the beautiful neighbourhood
of Brentwood.
September/October 2023 3000 Sq. ft.
It's a wonderful thing when a company - 
who's vision is to embrace their role 
in helping shape the fabric 
in our neighborhoods;
 reaches out and hires an 
independent Art Team. 
Primaris REIT is one of the largest owners 
and managers of enclosed 
shopping centres in Canada, 
and one of the largest 
owners and operators 
of retail property of all formats 
across Canada. 
Totalling approximately 
9.8 million square feet. 
They were looking for an Artist 
with experience in 
facilitating and leading 
community-based projects.
It took patience, trust, 
faith and grit 
to watch this 3000 sq ft 
Art Piece to unfold. 
It was a beautiful ride 
of chaos and euphoria! 
This is Sarah M. 
She volunteered to paint
on my Crescent Heights Mural in 2020.
I invited her back,
with payment this time.
Her fantastic detail work,
( as well as my other assistants)
has been an essential asset
to this project.
It took a grand total of 330 
hours to complete.
I myself, put in 207 hours of 
commitment to the wall.
With the mural being greenlit
in late September -
thankfully, the weather cooperated
right to the end.
Teamwork makes the Dream Work.
On the left is Faiza C., 
a new edition
to the 5Thirty4MuralArt Team.
Her previous henna skills
translated extremely well
for a project of this nature.
On the right,
is my good friend, Jocelyn.
She painted a 
magnificent magpie
named Maggie.
Ca-ca!
Alice Lam,
a phenomenal 
community organizer,
is great at 
getting people involved.
She created this "Volly' app
where people can access 
volunteers. And Vice versa.
Process
I'm a pretty easy-going 
person to work for.
I believe in a fluid team process. 
There is always time for 
music and camaraderie on site!
The substrate (wall surface) is always
a new animal to work on.
I've learned, over the years,
to use my creative intuition
and experience,
in order to allow the design
to unfold naturally.

I wanted the design to be 
thought-provoking 
and engaging. 
To uplift and inspire people
 who view it, 
and give them a sense of 
joy and wonder. 
A dreamscape full of play, 
movement, 
resilience and beauty.


The title of this mural is 
"Come Back To Life" 
(This is How we Live). 
A phrase which 
seems appropriate 
after living through 
the last 3 years. 
The phrase can also mean 
the redevelopment 
of the mall as well - bringing the 
area back to life. 
Getting out. 
Choosing to live life again.

I am thankful for PrimarisREIT 
for valuing my worth 
as an Artist. 
It can take a lifetime of discipline, 
observation, 
failures and experimentation 
to hone one's 
skills and talents - to reach a 
desired aesthetic 
which is fully resolved.


Bert Church Collaborative Mural
June 2023 300Sq. ft.
Located at
1010 E Lake BLVD SE Airdrie, Alberta
Title “We Pave Our Own Paths” 
This project was initiated 
by Lisa Tschritter in 
September of 2022. 
She had noticed my portfolio 
while attending 
a night market in Calgary. 
She liked the fact 
that I was inclusive 
and had done successful work 
with youth previously. 
She asked me to submit an outline 
on how to construct 
a collaborative mural from scratch.
The project was 
subsequently greenlit 
and this photo is the final result.


There was an initial 
brainstorming session 
with the 28 students involved. 
I then gathered their ideas 
and collaged them into 
a cohesive/unifying design. 
Their ideas were very inspiring; 
making for awesome 
design elements.
Once I have selected 
certain key design elements 
from their drawings, 
the rough sketch begins.
The Final Design Emerges
For this project, it felt appropriate 
to 'eyeball' the contour design 
on to the brick surface.
TRUST THE PROCESS
How do you rebel 
against conformity 
and the status quo? 
Well, you band together with Gen Z,
and break out the brush strokes, 
of course.
One of the goals of this project 
was to give the students ownership. 
I was super impressed 
with their Artistic skills!
Not only were the students 
amazing painters;
they were fun, smart 
and a joy to work alongside with.
On site magic
As Lead Artist, 
I prefer to work more collaboratively 
during the process. 
Always keeping the process fluid, 
I mentioned to the students 
that there are no mistakes in painting. 
Exceptional and exciting 
to view all the wonderful details!
What a Thrill it was to 
add some colour 
to the Airdrie area. 
In the end, 
despite what the world throws at us, 
I believe that we have the ability 
to pave our own paths.... 
After all, 
we are not just bricks in the wall.
On the Cover


    "Go The Distance"
Alberta Summer Games
Legacy Mural
 May 2023 
250 Sq. ft.
Located in the 
Okotoks Recreational Centre
99 Okotoks Drive / Okotoks, Alberta
The main theme of this design 
is togetherness. 
The exhilaration of PLAY. 
The value and importance 
of Sport AND Art, 
and how they contribute 
to a well-rounded 
healthy community. 
The value-based attributes 
which sports can instill in youth –
teamwork / discipline / 
practice/ commitment.
This design is also infused 
with the celebration 
of creativity, music, and visual Art
Payment to Artist: $10,000
PROCESS
ALBERTA SUMMER GAMES 
LEGACY MURAL 2023 


PROCESS
ALBERTA SUMMER GAMES 
LEGACY MURAL 2023 

​​​​​​​

My colleague and friend, 
contributing Artist 
Hugo Dubon 
was such an asset 
in the beginning stages 
of this mural. 
His magnificent 
Artistic skills 
helped to lay down 
the first layer, 
allowing me to focus 
on the nuances and 
refinement of 
the initial design.
PIANO 
PREP!
For the design elements,
I wanted to 
make the piece 
playful, dynamic and engaging. 
To encourage participants 
to take a closer look. 
Invite them to 
play a song on the piano 
and to imagine 
that the music 
is the fuel 
which generates the activity 
in this mural design.
Currently, my style of Art 
is a mix of abstraction 
infused with a 
representational bent. 
Blended sections of 
optimistic colour, 
full of vibrancy and movement. 
These sections provide 
a rich background 
for the athletes 
which are stylized, 
sculpted and grounded.  
As a person who believes 
in inclusivity and diversity, 
I painted the subject matter 
accordingly. 
Making sure it is a 
well-balanced representation
 for the youth involved. 
FIRST ROUGH 
DESIGN SKETCH
This year, there are 14 
Sports activities associated 
with the Alberta Games. 
I was encouraged to
 explore the theme 
of “Rock the Games!” 
As an Artist who 
appreciates music, 
I decided to include 
a large guitar 
which interweaves 
with the figures. 
I wanted the guitar 
to hide in plain sight. 
Something to be discovered 
while viewing the piece.
The title of this mural is 
" Go the Distance".
Even though winning 
is a fantastic feeling, 
the even better feeling 
is the unwitting qualities 
gained in the process…
Showing up/ 
Trusting the process/ 
working through frustration/
 accepting defeat.
But RISING AGAIN 
to play another day! 
To Go the Distance - 
see something through 
and to never give up. 
TO ENDURE!


I would like to thank the 
Alberta Summer Games 
Committee
the Okotoks Arts Council
Okotoks Heritage and Culture
and the Town of Okotoks 
for this awesome opportunity.
I am very feeling pleased 
with the final aesthetic 
of this mural. 
It was a challenge. 
It was also fun and 
incredible to watch unfold.
 I sure hope the people of Okotoks 
will appreciate and enjoy this mural 
for years to come.
Great Media Coverage
from CTV,
The Calgary Herald,
and The Calgary Sun
My design was chosen
to deck the halls
of the OKOTOKS 
MUNICIPAL BUILDING
with a 'HOLIDAY WINDOW'
MURAL
NOVEMBER 2022
5 ELIZABETH STREET
25 ft. x 8.4 ft.
Title: The Bridge
Payment to Artist : $2000
DESIGN CONCEPT
Okotoks Municipal 
Centre Window

My first draft is always 
being open;
AUTOMATIC drawing,
 like a stream-of-consciousness
brainstorming. 
Sometimes based on 
key words in the Theme.

Eventually I edit and streamline 
the design accordingly.
For this one it was
'Communities 
overcoming obstacles/
+ Celebrating
life and tradition.
 = The Bridge 
All the time working 
organically and intuitively. 
Allowing the process 
to unfold naturally. 
(It helps to pretend that
you're a conduit 
with access to 
unlimited creativity; 
a hot take 'mind trick' 
I aquired
from the book,
The Artists's Way by
Julia Cameron.



I wanted to
create a design
full of Whimsy, Beauty,
and Movement.
The theme is peace, love,
and joy -
Christmas staples.
Also, I wanted t
make the design playful, 
dynamic, and engaging;
and to read well, 
even with the 
structure of windows.
For specific
more intricate sections
in the design,
I usually draw out
fresh pencil sketches
and bring them
for reference,
Yes, I still prefer
the old-school pencil 
on loose-leaf
paper.
PROCESS
It can take a while
to properly place 
the contour line. 
(I'm a stickler when
it comes to 
the composition;
in order to have
that 'seamless flow').
INSIDE VIEW
It was a 
fun challenge to
work backwards
on this one.
THE  FINAL
AESTHETIC
"Pickles" who I 
recently acquired 
at a summer Market 
would highly recommend 
this new 'Art Noise' 
gouache paint medium.
They applied like butta. 
Gouache is an
opaque (non-transparent) 
water colour.


BOWNESS 
SIDEWALK MURAL
"The Way Thru"
AUGUST 2021
6331 BOWNESS
 ROAD NW
BOWNESS MURAL
PROCESS
3 DAYS
200 SQ. FT.
SPONSORED
BY THE
CITY OF CALGARY


BOWNESS MURAL
AN AWESOME
VOLUNTEER
 (SARAH
WOREN)
 HELPS MOVE
 THE PROJECT
 FORWARD
PROCESS
BOWNESS MURAL
CRESCENT
HEIGHTS
COMMUNITY
MURAL
OCTOBER 2020
1318 CENTRE ST. NORTH

CRESCENT
 HEIGHTS
MURAL
PROCESS
10 DAYS TO COMPLETE
300 SQ. FT.
SPONSORED
BY THE
CITY OF CALGARY
$5000


3 CONTRIBUTING
COMPENSATED
 ARTISTS

In these images, you will see
 Hugo Dubon working his magic. 
He is a colleague and friend. 
Born in San Salvador, El Salvador, 
Hugo has called Calgary home 
since 1987. 
He graduated from 
Alberta University of the Arts, 
where we met.
 Working in 
traditional Drawing and 
Painting mediums, 
he is an accomplished 
Artist and Instructor. 
As you can see, he is an 
incredible painter;
 I discovered his imagery pairs 
well with my own style. 
He is dedicated to his craft
 and has a great work ethic.
These photos are of
 Patricia Ricafort's
contribution.
She creates these wonderful
 mixed media pieces with animals 
as the subject matter.
 I thought her eye for 
texture and colour
 would be a great addition
 to the mural. 
She is also full of 
enthusiasm and humour; 
great qualities to have around
 in project such as this.
Another of Calgary's
 most Awesomest of people 
"Artist Extraordinaire" 
Mr. Dean Stanton
always brings laughs 
and good times; 
with his fabulous company 
and iconic Art work!! 
F-U-N !

17 DEDICATED
LOCAL
VOLUNTEERS
COVID
MURAL
COUTURE
GREAT MEDIA
COVERAGE
FROM CTV, CBC,
GLOBAL,
CALGARY HERALD,
AND THE 
CALGARY SUN
MORE
PROCESS
In this nighttime photo 
you will see my work;
 a large close-up of a 
hopeful non-binary human face
 looking towards the 
future with hope.
 Being a person who identifies 
with being 
Neurodivergent/Queer, 
I found this imagery 
to be quite appropriate.
 The title of this mural is
"Feel the dark; See the light". 
I really like how the
 positioning and visibility
 of the design 
works with the location. 
The main artery 
of Centre Street 
being a gateway
 into downtown Calgary. 
This mural becomes a 
symbolic gesture of teamwork
 in response to the divisive time
s we are currently living.
 A beautiful momento for
 the community. 
SOUTHLAND
 TRANSPORTATION
NORTH WALL
MURAL
July 2015
MID-STAGE
PRELIMINARY STAGES
SOUTHLAND
 TRANSPORTATION
MURAL
July 2015
MAQUETTE OF THE
ALBERTA TRADE CENTRE
COMMUNITY MURAL
1999
BEGINNING
 STAGES OF
ALBERTA
 TRADE CENTRE
COMMUNITY
 MURAL
MID-STAGES OF
ALBERTA TRADE
 CENTRE
COMMUNITY
 MURAL
OVER 40
VOLUNTEERS
CONTRIBUTED
ALBERTA TRADE CENTRE
COMMUNITY MURAL
A joint effort with CACY
(Calgary Achievement
 Centre for Youth)
1000 sq. ft.
August 1999
​​​​​​​CALGARY STAMPEDE
COMMUNITY MURAL
(cross-section)
800 sq. ft.
July 2000
BEGINNING
 STAGES OF THE
CALGARY
 STAMPEDE
COMMUNITY
 MURAL
MAQUETTE OF THE
CALGARY STAMPEDE
COMMUNITY MURAL
( 1 OF 6)
( 2 OF 6)
( 3 OF 6)
( 4 OF 6)
( 5 OF 6)
( 6 OF 6)
​​​​​​​ALBERT PARK/
 RADISSON HEIGHTS
COMMUNITY MURAL
1000 sq. ft.
July 2001


MID
STAGES
​​​​​​​ALBERT PARK/
RADISSON HEIGHTS
COMMUNITY MURAL
(cross-section)
​​​​​​​ALBERT PARK/
RADISSON HEIGHTS
COMMUNITY MURAL
(cross-section)


VILLAGE SQUARE LEISURE CENTRE
COMMUNITY MURAL
1500 sq. ft.
July 2001
FINISHING 
TOUCHES
DETAIL
​​​​​​​VILLAGE SQUARE
LEISURE CENTRE
COMMUNITY MURAL
DEVONIAN GARDENS
COMMUNITY MURAL
THEME
WAS 'CANADA
WELCOMING 
IMMIGRANTS 
INTO THE 
COUNTRY'
350 sq. ft.
February 2002
FOREST HEIGHTS
COMMUNITY MURAL
550 sq. ft.
July 2003
DETAIL
DETAIL OF
FOREST HEIGHTS
COMMUNITY MURAL
UNVEILING MURAL
WITH
KIM MORRISON
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
OF
URBAN YOUTH WORX
2001-2007

​​​​​​​LONG & MCQUADE
COMMUNITY MURAL
800 sq. ft.
August 2003
DETAIL
DETAIL
DETAIL
LONG &
 MCQUADE
COMMUNITY 
MURAL


BLACK & WHITE
 SKETCH OF THE
YOUTH EMPLOYMENT
 CENTRE
MURAL

YOUTH EMPLOYMENT
 CENTRE
MURAL
8 ft. x 2 ft.
2003
PICKLED
 PARROT
 PUB MURAL
(LOCAL
SMALL 
BUSINESS)
150 sq. ft.
2005

2ND CALGARY STAMPEDE
 MURAL MAQUETTE
(Cross-section)
"The Gathering Trail"
JULY 2006
(1 OF 3)
2ND CALGARY STAMPEDE
 MURAL MAQUETTE
(Cross-section)
"The Gathering Trail"
JULY 2006
(2 OF 3)
2ND CALGARY STAMPEDE
 MURAL MAQUETTE
(Cross-section)
"The Gathering Trail"
JULY 2006
(3 of 3)
BEFORE & AFTER
BEDDINGTON HEIGHTS
COMMUNITY MURAL
500 sq. ft.
August 2006
SOUTHLAND
 TRANSPORTATION
SOUTH WALL
COMMUNITY MURAL
400 sq. ft.
May 2007

BEGINNING STAGE
 OF THE
RAMSAY
COMMUNITY MURAL
September 2008
DETAIL
DETAIL
RAMSAY
COMMUNITY MURAL
450 sq. ft.
September 2008
BOARDWORX PROJECT 
PAINTING 14 BOARDS
WITH YOUTH FOR
PCL CONSTRUCTION
COMPANY
February 2009
HIGHLAND
 COMMUNITY
BARRIERS
July 2013
HIGHLAND PARK
July 2013
HIGHLAND PARK
July 2013

HIGHLAND PARK
2013
 MARLBOROUGH
UTILITY 
BOX
SEPTEMBER
2018
CONCEPT
"CYCLE OF 
THE
 SEASONS"


"SPRING"
"WINTER"
PROCESS
DETAIL
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