26 May 2020

Erin Armstrong

Look list to list and you’ll find her name: ‘One to watch,’ ‘Six New Art Stars,’ ’20 Emerging Artists in the World to Follow.’ Talented young Canadian artist Erin Armstrong, born in 1990, has been generating all sorts of excitement across the art world, with corporate clients, and in international

22 May 2020

Tiko Kerr. Wild Life

i. I am a: Visual artist and activist.   ii. On a ‘typical’ day, you’ll find me: In my studio.   iii. The name of our current show is: Wild Life. . Processional. 2019 . Night Moves. 2017 .   iv. In describing the show in 3 sentences or less,

15 May 2020

Awakenings

Talented Vancouver artist, Andre Petterson, has created a new artwork, Storm, seen in our header. Storm, Petterson tells us,  “is from a new series I’m procrastinating about. Did I say that? I’ve been wanting to make a body of work about climate change and this is one of the first.

12 May 2020

Lorna Simpson

In 2019, renowned African American artist, Lorna Simpson, received the prestigious Getty Medal. Simpson, said James Cuno, President and CEO of the J. Paul Getty Trust, “is at once a photographer and multimedia artist whose work is both trenchant in its critique of race, gender, and identity, and exquisite in

10 May 2020

Painting Their Mums

Happy Mother’s Day to all you amazing Mothers, and to those celebrating their Mums in person, at a distance, or in memorium. ♥ Over centuries, artists have created interesting, intimate paintings of their mothers … . Rembrandt Van Rijn. The Artist’s Mother. 1629 . Alfred Rethel. Porträt der Mutter des

05 May 2020

Michael Kenna

Michael Kenna’s stunning photography is displayed in MOMA, the Metropolitan Museum of Photography in Toyko, London’s V&A, The Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris .. more than one hundred permanent collections. He’s out in nature with his camera deep into the night or just before dawn. “We have infinite options of how to

28 Apr 2020

Ben Skinner

i. I work as an Artist and Visual Display Art Director/Designer. ii. I do this creative work because: I have a natural drive to make things and put them out into the world. The art director job pays the bills and is a fun and challenging creative outlet for me. iii.

21 Apr 2020

Angela Grossmann

i. Who am I? I am a Vancouver figurative artist, my medium is painting and mixed media collage. I mostly work with ideas about gender and how we perform our identities. I work with a lot of used and vintage materials, things that have had a previous life. Found materials

17 Apr 2020

April with Isabelle Menin

Belgian artist Isabelle Menin launched a successful career in painting after graduating from the Graphic Research School in Brussels. After 10 years, however, she decided to focus her painterly eye on digital photography. Now, her works are widely exhibited and collected across the world. ‘I’ve always worked using nature’s elements,

14 Apr 2020

Raphael

‘Time is a vindictive bandit to steal the beauty of our former selves. We are left with sagging, rippled flesh and burning gums with empty sockets.’ So wrote Italian Renaissance painter Raphael, born April 6, 1483 in Urbino. Time was not kind to Raphael. His mother died when he was