In addition to having 28 years in the building trade, Neil holds journeyman tickets in plumbing, pipe fitting and gas fitting. His first career as a professional photographer and his love of travel shapes his aesthetic and heightens his appreciation for historic homes and architectural detail. He lives in a completely renovated historic 1912 home in Edmonton after which The 1912 Studio ltd. is named.


The 1912 Studio has been featured in several Edmonton Journal articles, has appeared in Avenue Magazine.
The home was on the Alberta Ballet Home and Garden Tour in 2003 and 2012.

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“Grand Old-World Home Invites Contemplation

Edmonton Journal   |   January 4 2013   |   By Scott McKeen

Saving Homes from the Landfill

Edmonton Journal   |   2011   |    by Marta Gold


“The Garden of Good and Medieval”

Al Fresco in Strathcona | Edmonton Journal   |   August 2 2008   |    By Mairi McLean


“Like Raising the Titanic”

Saving derelict Edwardian home involved hauling it off its foundation...”

Edmonton Journal    |    December  2005   |   by Mairi McLean