Sumarlidson's paintings have been critically recognized and widely exhibited including in a juried exhibition during New York Art Week at Chelsea's Caelum Gallery as well as locally at the Burnaby Art Gallery.
The Vancouver East Hastings Street area has changed dramatically in the last couple of decades.
A once thriving community is innodated with suffering. Those who are drug addicted and starving, begging for food. I am sad to see the destitude individuals relying on the kindness of others to support their basic needs. The area is evolving but where will the suffering go?