This is still a familiar sight in Mennonite country. A farmer with his team and wagon accompanied by his dog roll along a rural road. In the background a Mennonite farmhouse altered by each generation to suit its needs provides a colourful backdrop. This is an ideal scene with a small stream through the pasture providing water for the Holstein cows.
This painting was started as a performance piece at Paintertainment, a fundraiser for Drayton Entertainment, at the St. Jacobs Schoolhouse Theatre. In the weeks after the performance I sent updated versions to Drayton Entertainment who in turn passed them on to the people who had attended the show. The painting was won at the event by a woman from Cambridge as the door prize.