From my earliest beginnings I can remember my desires to
express myself through artistic mediums and consider
myself artistic from birth.
Mostly self taught I gained my inspirations from the styles
and colours of the sixties. With vibrant colours strongly
influencing me, my love for
the outdoors became my inspiration.
Allan de Haan
The biggest thing for me is that I have always felt a need to express myself through one art form or another.
Although I have been through many different mediums, painting became the form for me because through it I could bring the colours
out from subconsciousness that yearned to be expressed.
Born in Vancouver I have lived all of my life in British Columbia and most of it on Vancouver Island growing up in Campbell River.
Later in life I found myself living in Victoria B.C. as if by some divine purpose and have been living there
and studying my art ever since.
Through the span of a lifetime and through all of the soul searching that I have done I found my way.
I have found my path in the form of a limitless expression of art all unto myself.

I have my art work at Side Street Studio in Oak Bay as well as Serious Coffee in Oak Bay and am in the Papery downtown. I have
been in the Bowker Creek Brush Up  and an exhibitor in the Campbell River Arts Festival.
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