I had the opportunity recently to chat with an Edmonton-based artist whose work I’ve admired since the first time I laid eyes on it.

I met Byron McBride through my wife about eight years ago. While we haven’t exactly kept in contact, chatting with him is always like re-connecting with an old friend. I appreciated our conversation, which you can read below.

I must add, however, that Byron demonstrated incredible vulnerability sharing about his dyslexia. I would encourage anyone experiencing symptoms to seek support. You can learn more about dyslexia from the International Dyslexia Association or Dyslexia Canada.

[Featured Artwork: “Scissor Girl” by Byron McBride. Acrylic on wood.]

Byron McBride
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