SARA CARACRISTI

. BIOGRAPHY My work emanates from a voyeuristic fascination of crowds in an urban environment, as an observer rather than a participant. By assuming an overhead vantage point, I retain control by unobtrusively documenting, hovering above the crowds, navigating through the chaos, to find [...]

2023-07-28T15:03:21-07:00

LESLEY FINLAYSON

BIOGRAPHY Although I begin my paintings directly on site, my goal is not a naturalistic or realistic representation. I work outside to experience the scale, the colour, the grandeur and the sounds that surround me. It is the experience of prolonged observation in a vast [...]

2023-07-28T15:59:46-07:00

GRACE GORDON-COLLINS

. BIOGRAPHY “I have always been an observer and a storyteller and, as a result, my work invariably starts in a narrative structure. My approach to photography has been clearly influenced by my early studies at the Center of Advanced Visual Studies at M.I.T. [...]

2021-06-10T16:08:55-07:00

JESSICA KORDERAS

BIOGRAPHY Jessica Korderas creates three dimensional dioramas that she meticulously constructs through painting and drawing, which are then cast, layer upon layer, into a block of resin. The process is slow, time consuming and unforgiving. Korderas comments – I have always been heavily influenced by [...]

2024-02-03T13:13:30-08:00

MARA KORKOLA

Late evening is Mara Korkola’s signature time of day. This is when she prefers to paint as it allows for uninterrupted sessions and working wet on wet, a technique that gives her paintings their lush and fluid surfaces. It is also her favourite time to photograph [...]

2023-07-28T15:57:47-07:00

JESSIE MCNEIL

BIOGRAPHY  GALLERY  CV . BIOGRAPHY In her art practice, Jessie McNeil addresses themes of place, collective and personal memory, language, landscape and value with an emphasis on cultural history and identity. McNeil’s current figurative collage work, representing Vancouver neighbourhoods and recent artists’ residencies in Tartu, Estonia, [...]

2019-07-13T15:05:44-07:00

AMANDA REEVES

AMANDA REEVES Amanda Reeves’ colourful yet subtly nuanced abstract paintings invite the viewer to engage in the slowed contemplation of looking. With meticulous preparation, the varied layers of acrylic wash stand as a visual ground for the precise geometric shapes overlaid. The desire to secure [...]

2024-04-21T16:33:35-07:00

GILLIAN RICHARDS

. Gillian Richards received a Bachelor of Fine Art from Emily Carr University in 2014.  Her practice over the past two decades includes solo and group exhibitions and numerous commissions for local and international clients. She has also worked as a scenic artist in the [...]

2022-12-07T16:19:06-08:00

RANDALL STEEVES

. Randall Steeves’ thickly painted, textured paintings invite the viewer to reconsider the gesture of painting itself. The canvases explore the relationship between the photographic index and the painterly trace with a wry nod towards conceptual art practice. The subject of his canvases is the [...]

2022-04-30T15:54:43-07:00

CARRIE WALKER

CARRIE WALKER Carrie Walker works realistically and with great dexterity in the difficult medium of watercolor using her art to examine our relationship with the natural world. Intriguingly she pushes the boundaries of the genre scarily close to kitsch without falling into that dubious place. The [...]

2024-04-21T16:30:29-07:00

JEROEN WITVLIET

Jeroen Witvliet Interview 2021 SIGHTING PART TWO 2016 Witvliet’s Sighting paintings are mostly without human presence. An empty stadium bleacher, a forest without seemingly any human activity are presented on larger format canvasses and speak of what has been, touching on memory [...]

2021-12-29T13:20:36-08:00
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