Deryk Houston

Artist in Victoria, BC. Canada

Please visit my Patreon Site: www.patreon.com/derykhouston and read my postings to learn more about my approach to art.

Happening



Deryk at Ogden Point, Victoria, BC. (photo by Elizabeth)


WOODWYNN PEACE GARDEN
From 2013 to the present, a main project has been the Woodwynn Peace Garden at Woodwynn Farms, a therapeutic community for the homeless. The Peace Garden includes a labyrinth with herbs, fruits and vegetables incorporated.



GALLERIES
I am currently featured at Art Works Gallery in Vancouver as well as Sooke Harbour House and my wife Elizabeth has her glass-on-glass mosaics there too.

and I also have work available at Merridale Cider and the Avens Gallery in Canmore Alberta.




EXHIBITIONS

The "Love" show - a series of paintings inspired by Cirque du Soleil and the Beatles, opened in Vancouver on Feb 12, 2016 at Art Works Gallery
(604) 688-3301
and continued till March 6, 2016







Here Comes the Sun

herecomesthesun

click image to enlarge:

Title:Here comes the sun

Medium:Acrylic on canvas

Size: 24″X36″

Price:$2,000.00

This is George Harrison’s song and apparently he composed it on a day he escaped from one of those  boring business meetings of the Beatles. It is a positive song but it also has a dark side. Or at least it does to me.

I can’t help thinking of the worries at the time of a nuclear war and the sun having another meaning. This is why I’ve also included the lines “Over and Over Again” up the side of the work in the black area.(Eve of Destruction: Barry McGuire )  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qfZVu0alU0I

 

Here Comes the Sun:

LYRICS: http://www.lyricsfreak.com/g/george+harrison/here+comes+the+sun_20059163.html

Feel the love in this version by George Harrison
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xfMWJi4req4

Take a look at who’s with George in this version:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yGKPHFrHVVY

 

 

 

 

 

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