MARA KORKOLA | POP-UP SHOW

Online Exhibition MARA KORKOLA  Summer, 2024 Elissa Cristall Gallery | ArtCollect is pleased to present a pop-up exhibition by Mara Korkola, recognized for her captivating works that compress worlds of information into compact frames. On exhibit are 10 paintings of [...]

2024-07-11T16:54:42-07:00

Leah Rainey | Artist Spotlight

ARTIST SPOTLIGHT |  LEAH RAINEY Leah Rainey works within a combined tradition of process painting and direct painting using a broad range of techniques that interconnect through coincidence and the accidental. These paintings explore the elusive [...]

2024-01-29T21:46:48-08:00

Rubeena Ratcliffe | Artist Spotlight Update

ARTIST SPOTLIGHT UPDATE with RUBEENA RATCLIFFE We published our first interview with Rubeena Ratcliffe in May 2022.  I talked with Rubeena to see what's transpired in the last 18 months and she doesn't disappoint. Adventurous and somewhat fearless Ratcliffe and her husband packed [...]

2023-10-04T17:48:58-07:00

Mara Korkola Small Paintings

MARA KORKOLA:  SMALL PAINTINGS  MARCH 24 - APRIL 16, 2022 Mara Korkola's captivating works compress worlds of information into small intimate oil paintings. The featured sunset paintings are based on photographs taken from hiking trips along the [...]

2023-10-20T15:02:05-07:00

Artist Spotlight | Jessica Korderas

In this interview we delve into the meticulous three dimensional cast resin sculptures by Halifax artist Jessica Korderas.  Film is a major inspiration for Korderas and the new work we examine is based on her recent discovery of 1970's genre of Italian movies [...]

2024-02-06T15:39:06-08:00

Artist Spotlight | Jeroen Witvliet

Jeroen Witvliet spoke to me about his path to contemporary art making and the curiosity that continues to drive his work. Witvliet's art practice is a response to contemporary times; to be aware and to find a sense of the poetic while questioning current [...]

2024-02-27T13:10:38-08:00

Artist Spotlight | Gillian Richards

Our “Artist Spotlight” series focuses on the lives Canadian Artists: their aspirations, influences, and creative challenges. Gillian Richards spoke to me about her path to contemporary art making and the curiosity that continues to drive her work. Richard’s body of work including painting [...]

2024-02-06T15:37:50-08:00

SHAPE FORM COLOUR LINE | April 1 – May 6, 2017

Elissa Cristall Gallery is pleased to present SHAPE FORM COLOUR LINE: the language of abstraction. The exhibition features Anda Kubis, Amanda Reeves, M.E. Sparks, Randall Steeves. The paintings in this group exhibition document the diverse approach to abstract painting. Formally concerned with shape, form, colour, and line, the [...]

2020-08-24T10:44:32-07:00
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