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 called "Giallo”. Can you tell me about the process of making your work? I have [...]

2021-08-27T16:04:37-07:00

A FINE LINE… | July 25 – September 12, 2019

Elissa Cristall Gallery is pleased to present "A fine line..." part two of our summer group exhibition with new artists and new work. The exhibition takes a look at the elusive line between realism and abstraction in painting and mixed media work.  "A fine line..." showcases the work of artists from Victoria to Halifax and places in between. Exhibition Dates July 25 - September 12, 2019 [...]

2019-09-13T12:47:12-07:00

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 patterns and relationships. Assuming an overhead perspective allows individuals to become more about form and colour and at times verging on the abstract. Shadows [...]

2021-05-19T18:09:15-07:00

FIGURE WORK | MAY 5-26, 2018

Elissa Cristall Gallery is pleased to present Figure Work, a group exhibition that explores the timeless tradition of figuration through direct representation, collage and superheroes. Figure Work includes painting, collage, mixed media and sculptural dioramas from Sara Caracristi, Jessica Korderas, Jessie McNeil, Bruce Turnbull & Jeroen Witvliet. Exhibition Dates May 5 – 26, 2018

2019-03-02T17:31:09-08:00

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