A New Project

  NEW PROJECT FOR 2017/18: I am thrilled to be presently working on a new collaboration with Malcolm Guite. Malcolm is the featured in seven (and more to come) of my portraits.  What an honour to be asked by this great poet to illustrate the lines of his roundrels for Seven Whole Days. The poems are inspired by the Genesis…

Bandersnatch Story

Recently I read a new book by Diana Pavlac Glyer called “Bandersnatch”. The book offers an inside look at the Inklings of Oxford—and a seat at their table at The Eagle and Child pub. It shows how encouragement and criticism made all the difference in The Lord of the Rings, the Chronicles of Narnia, and dozens…

Portraits of Malcolm Guite

I was asked which of my paintings is my favourite, and this is it! It is portrait number five of my portraits of the irresistible face of poet Malcolm Guite from the UK. My new art book with stories about my inspirations that have influenced my work – and Malcolm’s influence has been major, in…

Art Begets Art Cover

ART begets ART

ART Begets ART The sources of artist Faye Hall’s inspiration are chronicled in this new book – ART Begets ART. It is 40 pages of her paintings from start to present, along with stories and descriptions of the people, photography, faith experiences, music and poetry that has influenced her art – including her mother (cover),  singer/songwriter…

First showing of a new painting

September 10th, an awaited day – for it was the reuniting of Malcolm Guite and Steve Bell at a local church in Winnipeg for a wondrous night of poetry, song and a new ballad by Malcolm that he wrote on the plane while landing in Winnipeg. As part of Steve’s staff, I worked to produce…