Happy Holidays and best wishes for the New Year!
New work by Jane Derby, Margaret Hughes, Debra Krakow, Keight Maclean, Teresa Mrozicka, Rob Niezen, Erika Olson and Vadim Vaskovsky.
The working title for my new series is GRIDWORK. It revolves around the appropriation of public portraits of recognizable individuals.
Shop Talk with Stefan will explore his craft and focus on the latest works from his Kommunikation series. The newest works in this series are interactive – further expanding on the idea of communication.
We like to play our music loud during Art After Dark. It’s loose. It’s fun. Visitors should expect to enjoy groovin’ to the tunes while taking in our contemporary Canadian art and artists.
“Art making is intuitive and interactive. Bits and pieces attract each other like magnets and, in the end, the marriage of these elements opens a world that is familiar.”
Thematically, Winik’s new paintings are composed of two main series; Girl(s) in a Corner and Female Circus Performers. The first series depicts young women in party dresses, sitting alone in corners, confronting the viewer face on. The simplicity of the theme allows the artist’s process to focus solely on interacting with mark-making until a figure forms, each with its own personality and attitude. Sometimes these girls appear a bit broken, other times they challenge the viewer, but mostly there’s a bit of both. It is that merging of conflicting senses that keeps the audience intrigued – with strength and vulnerability co-habiting as they so often do in real life.
Seasonal exhibit featuring new works by a grouping of our represented artists.
Every 3 months, a grouping of our regular artists exhibit a selection of brand new works throughout the gallery.