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J Walters

I curate visual arts under The Art Junkie banner

Quick Hits: Textile Revelations

Nunavut artist Janet Nungnik’s textile works are on exhibition at the McMichael Canadian Art Collection through August, the artist’s solo museum debut. With their radiant colour and ravishingly detailed handiwork, these works celebrate the joys of life in the North.

Quick Hits: Saskatchewan Delta

Regina artist Gabriela Garcia-Luna explores the ecological fragility of the Saskatchewan River Delta, one of the largest inland deltas in North America, a rich, diverse ecosystem with 10,000 square kilometres of wetlands, marshes, lakes and mud flats.

Quick Hits: Fish out of Water

Marija Tiurina is an artist based in London, England, specializing in digital illustration and watercolor paintings. (Above: Taking our fish to the beach, click the image for more) I come from the land of lakes and forests, snowy winders and hot summers also known as Lithuania. Pigeons and […]

Shooting with a Five-Gallon Jug

Matthew Brandt pushes boundaries in his “Lakes and Reservoirs” large-scale photo series. The California artist shoots water landscapes across the American West, accompanied by a five gallon jug.  Back in the studio, he empties the water he’s collected into a large tray and bathes the C-print of each […]