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 [...]

2021-07-07T18:06:45-07:00

A CABINET OF CURIOSITIES | May 12-June 10, 2017

ELISSA CRISTALL GALLERY is delighted to present “A Cabinet of Curiosities” a group exhibition curated by Darius Stein with artists: Luke Armitstead, Sarah Davidson, Paul Halley and Juliana Silva. “A Cabinet of Curiosities” takes a look at two and three dimensional artworks that occupy a space located between fact and fiction. Historically, cabinets of curiosities were comprised of an encyclopedic array of objects whose categorical boundaries were still to be defined. While generally [...]

2018-11-21T12:58:53-08:00

JESSICA KORDERAS | February 9 – March 11, 2017

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. Each work is carefully planned and considered. Korderas combines drawing with acrylic resin to create a relief effect. She constructs the backgrounds on illustration board. She creates the figures and paints each one on mylar. The figures and backgrounds [...]

2018-11-20T17:06:51-08:00

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