Portfolio Category: Commissions

Prelude to a Prance

One of my latest pieces, "Prelude to a Prance", was a very large 84"x84", oil on canvas. Irwin and Claude Lande of Montreal (Westmount) commissioned it. My clients wanted a painting that captured the horse's power. They wanted to feel the movement, sound and intensity of the horse lifting up the soil under its hoofs. I studied for days,...
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Album Covers-Carmen Rizzo

Carmen Rizzo is a two-time Grammy nominee, producer, mixer, programmer, DJ, remixer and recording artist based in Los Angeles. He has worked with Seal, Coldplay, Paul Oakenfold, Alanis Morissette, Dido, Jem, Ryuichi Sakamoto, Khaled, Tiesto, BT, Esthero, A.R. Rahman, Pete Townshend and many more. Rizzo’s own music has appeared in movies and TV shows including CSI Miami...
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Monhood

I have volunteered for number of social and educational causes as well as L’Union québécoise de réhabilitation des oiseaux de proie (UQROP), an organization that works to rehabilitate injured birds of prey. I supported MONHOOD, a social activist group that partners with local artists and designers to deliver cool and original fashion. The proceeds from the sale of locally made...
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Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal

In March 2015, I was commissioned to paint a work of art inspired by L’Aiglon (The Eaglet), an opera in five acts, set to Alexandrine verse by Edmond Rostand. The Opera paints a picture of Napoleon’s son, Napoléon François Charles Joseph Bonaparte, who was at birth proclaimed King of Rome. While he sought to free himself from the...
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Video 1 Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal

On March 2015, I was commissioned to paint a work of art inspired by L’Aiglon (The Eaglet), an opera in five acts, set to Alexandrine verse by Edmond Rostand, that paints a picture of Napoleon’s son, Napoléon François Charles Joseph Bonaparte, who was at birth proclaimed King of Rome. While he sought to free himself from the shadow...
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Video 2 Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal

Montreal video production company BLVD was responsible for streaming a video of me painting in the lobby onto the outside of the street facades of the Kennedy Pavilion of UQAM and the Maisonneuve Theatre. Thousands of intrigued, street spectators watched me as I worked in the Theatre lobby and as conductor Kent George Nagano led the...
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Montreal Museum of Fine Arts

La Petite du Musée is a piece commissioned by the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts for their 2012 – 2013 school bulletin. . Délivrance de l'Aiglon is the first commissioned artwork of a private collection initiative started by L'Orchestre Symphonique de Montreal, in conjunction with their presentation of the opera l'Aiglon. The Queen was commissioned by Décover Magazine in Montreal...
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