Elissa Cristall Gallery

Elissa Cristall Gallery2020-05-13T13:58:51-07:00

We have moved all of the Gallery’s activities online.  Currently we are pleased to host a virtual exhibition of recent paintings by Randall Steeves titled “COLLIDER”.  We are available by phone or email anytime: 604 730-9611, info@cristallgallery.com

Randall Steeves | COLLIDER | APRIL – MAY, 2020

Randall Steeves’ paintings celebrate the complexity of the natural world. The paintings are made from encaustic, a beeswax based paint that is heated and brushed onto the canvas where it hardens immediately. The process results in a complex surface that can be read as a chronology of the painting’s construction and a record the painter’s physical presence and actions.

Viewing this work, one is reminded of John Cage’s famous dictum that […]