Deryk Houston

Artist in Victoria, BC. Canada

Please visit my Patreon Site: and read my postings to learn more about my approach to art.


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

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.

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.


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

Tsunami in Egypt by Uri Avnery

Another great article by Uri Avnery from Israel. —————————————–

Uri Avnery February 12, 2011

Tsunami in Egypt

UNTIL THE very last moment, the Israeli leadership tried to keep Hosni Mubarak in power.

It was hopeless. Even the mighty United States was impotent when faced with this tsunami of popular outrage.

In the […]

Thank Goodness for Jimmy Carter!!!!!

It was such a pleasure to read the voice of reason when Jimmy Carter said the following. “I hope and pray that Iran will be induced to permit international inspectors to come in and observe their entire nuclear program, because what they’re doing so far is completely illegal under the nonproliferation treaty,” the Carter said […]

A room full of smart people take us down the wrong path….again.

Kennedy once said about the Cuban missile crisis that he couldn’t believe how a room full of smart people could have directed themselves down such a horrible path. It is easy to see how it happens when one watches Obama and this new revelation about Iran’s second nuclear facility inside the mountains. All sorts of […]

Iran…. missile defense

It is interesting to see the big players trade back and forth for favors. The United States has just given Russia a gift when it changed it’s direction on the missile defense systems close to Russia’s borders. This would be a great thing for sure but now America will be placing huge pressure on Russia […]

CBC TV….failed reporting of the facts for Canadians

I am posting the following article on my blog because CBC TV (Canada) keeps reporting that Iran’s president, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, wanted to wipe Israel off the map. Over the years… one thing I have seen is how words are used to demonize people and other countries. I saw it first hand in Iraq. I find […]