Brian retired as Professor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Guelph, in 2001. He invested in learning to paint, including painting from life at the Watts Atelier, California. He continues to study with outstanding artists. Brian has won awards and competitions for both his studio and plein air work. He is represented by galleries and conducts acrylic studio and plein air workshops across Canada. Brian’s paintings have been featured in numerous fine art magazines in Canada and the USA. He is an elected member of the Federation of Canadian Artists, The Society of Canadian Artists and the Ontario Society of Artists.