Works created from my time with 3PPCLI as part of The Canadian Forces Artist Project.

21st March 2014

Photoset with 6 notes

Installation shots from “The Keeper of Nothingness”, my show at The Vernon Public Art Gallery, Vernon BC

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12th March 2014

Photoset with 10 notes

Here it is, the end of Canada’s participation in the Afghan War (this particular Afghan War). Here then, one of the first (2007) and last (2014) paintings that I did as part of The Canadian Forces Artist program.

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4th March 2014

Photo reblogged from The (Commando) Cats of July: Scott Waters with 1 note

catsofjuly:

The invites for my show at The Vernon Public Art Gallery came in the mail today. If you live in the Okanagan, or might be passing through, pop on in. 

http://www.vernonpublicartgallery.com/project/keeper-nothingness/

catsofjuly:

The invites for my show at The Vernon Public Art Gallery came in the mail today. If you live in the Okanagan, or might be passing through, pop on in.

http://www.vernonpublicartgallery.com/project/keeper-nothingness/

18th February 2014

Photoset with 11 notes

Nocturnes, based on photos from deployments and ex (CFB Gagetown, CFB Suffield, Camp Blackhorse, Kabul)

Two at 8”x8”, one at 20”x16”, oil on panel

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18th February 2014

Photoset with 8 notes

Everyone wants to pose. In and around Kabul, Dec. 2011

In incorrect order: Greeks, Afghans (ANA, ‘Terps and Contractors), Jordanians, Canadians (3PPCLI), USMC, an asshole (me) and Romanians.

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18th January 2014

Photoset reblogged from The (Commando) Cats of July: Scott Waters with 705 notes

From my other blog: catsofjuly:

In a general sense: Operator

Ballpoint on Moleskine

18th January 2014

Photoset with 3 notes

Nocturnes, from Suffield to Kabul, with 3PPCLI

Oil on canvas or panel, from 9”x12” to 72”x76”

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15th January 2014

Photoset reblogged from The (Commando) Cats of July: Scott Waters with 38 notes

Now that school doesn’t dominate my life, I’ve got some time to indulge in sketchbook work.

No tonality (well, almost), Ranger. ballpoint on Moleskine

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15th January 2014

Photoset with 6 notes

I’m in Calgary next week cos I have the above piece in the above show. It opens on Jan 22nd at The Military Museums in Calgary. The Museum also saw fit to use it for the catalogue cover image.

And if yer inerested, here’s the info.

Forging A Nation: Canada Goes to War depicts the remarkable events of this war and the following 100 years of violent conflict as captured by military, civilian, Canadian, and foreign artists. These artists portray the experiences of ordinary Canadians who endured the extraordinary.

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19th November 2013

Photoset with 5 notes

A Family History of Violence [The full shot plus two details]

44”x65”, acrylic, graphite and ballpoint on paper.

Currently showing at LE Gallery, but soon of to The Military Museums in Calgary

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