Category Archives: Art in Progress

Someone told me never to show works in progress except to other artists. I’ve decided you are ALL artists, and I like to (over?) share.

More Cave Art

My latest series, or perhaps sub-series, is explicitly incorporating the 32 geometric signs from the Upper Paleolithic cave art. Here are some. These may be finished. You tell me!

These are 4″ x 4″ on cradled panel. I plan to make all 32 of the geometric signs found in Upper Paleolithic caves in Europe.

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These are 8″ x 8″ on cradled panel. Most have three or more of the geometric signs on them. The colour palette is influenced by the colours when photographs of cave art are digitally enhanced.

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Bird Nests

In the past year or so I’ve done 25 completed paintings for a show at the Unitarian Church of Vancouver and along the way made various sketches and cards. This is one of 12 I made for Papergirl Vancouver 21012 – I gave some to friends and some to Papergirl.

These sketches were my first efforts at integrating Keith Wilkinson’s micro poetry into nest art. (I’m rather fond of this one, so I kept it.)



I led a community-engaged eco-arts project through the Community Arts Council ¬†of Vancouver at Kitsilano Neighbourhood House in August, 2011, called “Flying the Nest; Feathering the Nest.”

We made some nests at the Roundhouse during an Eco-Arts Salon.





These are done on watercolour paper with mixed media (dictionary pages) and acrylic paint and acrylic ink.


07-Mary Bennett-Keith Wilkinson