Artist in Residence Shangri La Maldives, 2013

October 21, 2013

Artist in Residence at Shangri-La Maldives thanks to the team of Jen Moesker Taking up residency again in this island paradise, Gregory and Angie dive deeply into the ocean and atmosphere in order to capture the essence of life above and below the sea. As in all his residencies, this stay includes art classes and […]

Artist in Residence (Alilia Soori Bali Indonesia), 2013

October 21, 2013

Artist in Residence at Alila Soori in Bali, Indonesia Far from the throngs of Kuta beach, Gregory and Angie set up base camp at this contemporary and chic resort smack on the beach before the pounding surf of the Indian Ocean. Exploring the local community and rice fields feeds Gregory’s imagery bank, which eventually finds […]

Artist in Residence The Schoolhouse Artist at MuTienYu Great Wall China, 2013

October 21, 2013

Artist in Residence at The Schoolhouse at MuTienYu thanks to Jim Spear and his great wall team. The Great Wall, this iconic image of China, offers countless vistas and views to the artist and photographer. Gregory and Angie climb, photograph and paint throughout this dynamic and dramatic scenery and the tiny villages found at the […]

Made in the Maldives, 2013

January 27, 2013

Most guests arriving at the resort come from big busy lives, jetting in for some moments of rest and relaxation. While it may take some time to dissipate the momentum created in the modern world, eventually island life and nature accept us humans back into the fold. It’s the details here that stand out. The […]

Skiing Lake Tahoe, California, 2012

December 30, 2012

The mass exodus from the Bay area towards the ski slopes of Lake Tahoe resembled a scene from an Armageddon movie. Complicating the situation were the icy conditions requiring drivers to put chains on their tires. The ride, which normally takes three hours, stretched into seven. But with a full moon illuminating the snow capped […]

Above San Francisco Bay, 2012

December 14, 2012

The blue skies offered clear views for 40 miles. Speeding towards the horizon of Baylands ahead of us, our four-seater lightly jumped across the runway until we took flight. Up into the sky and out over the SanFrancisco Bay we slipped as the foothills receded behind us. The towers of the city to the north […]

Thirty Feet of Water: Community Service in Kesennuma, Japan, 2012

October 29, 2012

Eighteen months ago, the small fishing village of Kesennuma on the northeastern coast of Japan was under thirty feet of water. A huge wave smashed its way into the bay andengulfed the town. It was only a small part of the bigger disaster hitting Japan on 11 March 2011. Many people died while many more […]

Artist in residence, Tokyo, Japan, 2012

September 22, 2012

Upon arriving in Japan, it is immediately apparent that this country has been refined. From the bows to the white-gloved taxi drivers, this is a nation that honors humanity. Public transportation runs smoothly and silently. Nobody speaks on cell-phones in close quarters. There is a sense people understand that their actions affect others and as […]

Launch of StudioBurns, Singapore, 2012

May 7, 2012

After many years in our people’s spaces, Angie and Gregory have finally opened their very own studio/gallery in Singapore called StudioBurns. Situated in an old industrial building close to the Paya Lebar MRT station, the large open space offers Gregory a place to paint large canvases and for the couple to exhibit their photos and […]

Prague, 2011

November 9, 2011

Prague   The Czech Republic sits beside a very prosperous Germany. Our train across the invisible border soon offers a subtle contrast between the ‘haves’ and the ‘someday may haves’.  Though the landscape and graffiti changes little one can feel the drop in GDP. But as we pull into Prague station the smorgasbord of ancient […]

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