Flesh and Bone is a show of two separate, yet complimentary, bodies of work by two unique artists that viewed side by side reminds us of our own mortality and suggests that perhaps beauty is not only skin deep.
Human beings are wonderful actors. Our masks help us get into character and we call on our counterpart as needed to act out the scene as the script requires.
The paintings seen here represent my growing attention to landscapes, with nearly all subjects being only minutes away from my west Niagara studio.
SEPTEMBER / OCTOBER / NOVEMBER NEW WORKS
What I experience when I look at Evelyn Rapin’s paintings isn’t quite thought or thinking. No. Rapin’s paintings compel associations that skip like a stone across the pond of memory and insist on a response.
Today Capolongo is perhaps best known for his classic still-life paintings featuring elegant oriental pottery, but recently he has also been painting landscapes in oils and acrylics. His patient approach to creating both still lifes and landscapes is a virtue that viewers can observe and savor.
THE HOUSE THE SPIRIT BUILDS: Coinciding with the Kingston WritersFest happening Sept. 25 to 29, Studio 22 is exhibiting a work that blends the visual and the literary arts.
THE CONCERT SERIES: Rapin’s The Concert Series was inspired by a concert she attended at The Isabel Bader Centre while sitting in the front row in 2017.
Rapin’s work highlights the harmonious intersection of two art forms and encourages the
viewer to explore and celebrate the aesthetics and powerful psychology of music.
The House the Spirit Builds reminds us that joy and inspiration can be found in the smallest
of things and that it is in our quest for a sense of belonging that we are united. The poems and
photographs seen together are an invitation to expand our sense of wonder and our sense that all
things are connected.
What does it mean to have a strong personalized vision in the face of decades of stylistic traditions and particular expectations about cultural art production?
The title Tavvauna (Here it is translated from Inuktut into English) suggests the immediacy of the images and the connection between artist and subject. Each of the 4 artists has a different approach to drawing, but all of them share a sense of contentment and wonder in their relationship with their subjects.
Persistent explores women living their lives, pushing past adversity and trying times to achieve their goals during an era when women were seen first as their gender, and second as people.
ShopTalk with artist Keight MacLean will explore the background and inspiration for her latest exhibit, ‘PERSISTENT’, focused on historical female portraits with a modern, contemporary twist.
JUNE / JULY / AUGUST SUMMER 2019 Featured Artists Pamela Carter • Margaret Hughes • IMAMess… • Lee Stewart • Norman Takeuchi• Vadim Vaskovsky • Teri Wing • JT Winik
This Thursday May 16th, the gallery begins our seasonal night hours. We will be open late on both Thursdays and Fridays until 8 pm.
Don’t miss the Spring downtown art gallery tour. 7 to 10 pm Friday May 24th.
ShopTalk with Neli Nenkova will explore the background and inspiration for her latest exhibit, Jazz- Tears and Smiles, a series of bold new paintings of some of the greatest Jazz musicians of all time.
The posters are designed by Hersh Jacob and produced by Studio22’s Idea Manufactory. Each poster is 3 feet by 2 feet in size and digitally printed on medium weight paper. They are light enough to be pinned to a wall and fine enough to be plaque mounted or framed.
by Kamille Parkinson There are some artworks that grab you immediately when you first encounter them. There’s sometimes no rhyme or reason to it, and it might be something that is completely outside of what you think you normally like, but there it is – you’re smitten. By the same token, there is some artwork that […]
Nenkova’s pieces do more than visually captivate the viewer; through the use of vibrant colour and brushstroke, the artist’s work succeeds in not only capturing the improvisational element unique to this music genre, but also immortalizing the soulful creativity of these larger than life legends.