David Gifford, AKA The Great Giffoni, has a solo show of sculpture and pen and ink drawings at Polychrome Fine Arts in beautiful Victoria, BC. It runs until September 29. When David isn't making magic as The Great Giffoni, he teaches at The University of Victoria: http://webcache.googleusercontent.com/search?q=cache:MG-vzENWaH8J:finearts.uvic.ca/visualarts/contacts/facultystaff/dgifford/+david+gifford+victoria+bc&cd=8&hl=en&ct=clnk&gl=ca&client=firefox-a
If ever you get the chance to see The Great Giffoni perform his magic show, please run, don't walk. Here's a way to contact him, if you want to find out when he's performing next, or if you'd like to hire him: http://www.facebook.com/thegreatgiffoni . Also, have you read The Amazing Adventures of Kavelier and Clay? Run, don't walk.