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.
10 New Works from Lee Stewart
Kingston-based artist, Lee Stewart was born and raised in Kashechewan, a small remote reserve on James Bay, Northern Ontario, spent years in the Rideau Lakes region, and studied art history at Carleton. Stewart’s cultural influences are as vast as his experience, without hierarchy or elevated status. As a self-taught artist, Stewart’s experimentation, innate curiosity, and openness continue to shape his evolving style.
Keight MacLean is a Toronto based painter, originally from the Kingston region, an alumna of OCAD University and the school’s prestigious Florence Program. Intrigued by our connection to the distant past and the historical treatment of women, MacLean’s work combines elements of Baroque and Renaissance painting with modern and experimental techniques.
Erika Olson’s new solo exhibition features a return to the large colourful abstracts which marked the early days of her painting career.
LOST PORTRAITS, her latest body of work, features MacLean’s traditionally inspired portraits, presented with a contemporary twist, such as fluorescent spray paint, re-harvested artists’ mediums and destructive techniques.
Savour the seduction of subtle colours and gestures in paint; embark on a voyage of personal discovery. Yes, you can get ‘ THERE’ from here!
Working in a variety of forms, from painting and graphic arts to humorist drawing, Osvaldo González Herrera studied art in his native Cuba. In 2013, Herrera relocated to Montreal, where he continues to work as a painter and graphic artist. His work has been shown in several solo and collective exhibitions, both in Cuba and internationally.
The exhibition of new work explores the way our subconscious mind mysteriously manifests and manipulates myriad images, incorporating ideas into imaginative illustrations.
Her paintings speak to the beauty and abstract rhythms of life—in them she captures the artistry of the everyday, as she sees it.
Debra Krakow’s large abstract acrylic paintings on exhibit at Studio22.
April 12th to May 15th, 2016