"Torquil", Oil on Canvas, 1994
Torquil, Oil on Canvas; © Jennifer Pohl

I just had a request from a friend to see a portrait I did of him way back in 1994, so here it is. Torquil, a talented Newfoundland writer, actor and all-round sweet guy posed for me the night before he was going to meet his father for the first time. It has been hanging in the LSPU Hall ever since, or at least I think so. It’s been a while since I’ve been able to drop by and say hello. I miss all those friendly faces….