Artist Statement My work is a culmination of my process of observing nature and making plein aire studies and notes. I translate nature's forms, the changing complexity of shapes and patterns of light, into a personal poetic response on the canvas. Biography Rory has been painting for many years and in 2017 he became an active member of the Federation of Canadian Artists. He has since exhibited and won awards in Federation Shows. Previous to this Rory exhibited in galleries in Jasper, Alberta, and the west central Alberta area as well as participating in shows in Edmonton and Calgary. Rory has participated in the highly regarded Sidney and Sooke Fine Art Shows and has won an award of excellence in the Cowichan Valley Art Show.