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Stained Glass – Mount Baker from Sidney

Right before the beginning of the pandemic, I took a one day class in making stained glass. It’s a medium I’ve always been fascinated by. I thought I’d post this image of a small sun catcher I made based on a design from a previous painting I did, Mount Baker from Sidney. I am looking forward to creating more as time goes on.

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Mike Lathrop’s Painting Featured in Victoria Signage Kiosk

I am pleased to be announced that one of my paintings, Voluminous Light at Sombrio, was selected to be part of a public art program run by the City of Victoria that features local artists’ work in map and signage kiosks displayed around the city’s downtown.

You can find more information here: https://www.victoria.ca/EN/main/residents/culture/public-art/signage-kiosk-animation.html

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Painting Slideshow

These are turbulent times, and we’re all a little stressed out. I’ve put together a video slideshow. I am hoping it will help inspire some calm. Part of my job is to show my work to as many people as I can, so there’s that, too.

It’s a little less than 3 minutes. I hope you enjoy it.

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Spectrum Show Featured on Exhibit-V

Don’t miss this episode! You’ll get to see me prattle on about my artwork, nervously filling spaces up with “uhs” while I make it up as I go, and I accuse June Haynes of making moody paintings!

I’m not used to giving interviews, but June and I did with Efren Quiroz of Exhibit-V. Here it is:

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Painting Demonstration at Opus Art Supplies in Victoria on March 16

I’m going to be doing a demonstration as part of the Opus Visiting Artist Series at Opus Art Supplies in Victoria on Saturday, March 16th. I’ll be doing 2 actually, one at noon, and a second starting at 2:30 pm.

Admission is free, but you need to register to attend. You can do so in person at Opus or by calling 250‑386‑8133 or toll free 1‑800‑524‑6555. Currently it is full, but there is a waitlist.

Opus is located at 512 Herald St.

You can read more about the event here:
https://opusartsupplies.com/how/demos/painting-your-impression-natural-place-your-photograph-0