“Rocks are the exposed bones of the earth. Their size, solidity and longevity appeal to me, and the forces that form and sculpt them intrigue me.”
What are we really seeing when we look at another person? This is one variant of a question that two new shows at Studio 22 seem to be asking.
Studio 22’s latest exhibition forces viewers to confront challenging questions about beauty, mortality, and self-image.
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.
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.
A gift is many things. It is not always of a physical nature, and a physical offering is not always the real gift.
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.
This series of paintings illustrates part of our love and passion story.
Art doesn’t change anything. But it is the only thing that makes the horrors of politics and public like somewhat bearable.
– Tony Richardson (British Filmmaker)
In the hopes of promoting the importance of voting and highlighting relevant personal and community issues, Studio22 has gathered a collection of mixed media political expressions.
Art finds itself in peculiar places, and artists even more so; pulling into the residential area nearby my former middle school – a region I regrettably beforehand regarded as lacking in creativity – I am reminded of that truth. Rebecca Cowan’s new prints carry a quality of grace only reinforced by the drawings they surround. […]
Rebecca Cowan We do not want merely to see beauty… we want something else which can hardly be put into words- to be united with the beauty we see, to pass into it, to receive it into ourselves, to bathe in it, to become part of it. That is why we have peopled air […]