Category: Mixed Media

Katja Van den Enden: The Sheen of Imagination

Katja Van den Enden’s mixed media works have the sheen of innovative artistry.  Strong technique, the creative fusion of acrylics & resin and imaginative themes that include cellular patterns are her hallmarks. –Connection, Acrylics/Resin, 12″x12″ Her works (literally) shine, to the point that Van den Enden says she […]

Andrew Briggs: A People’s Choice

Andrew Briggs‘ widely varied art work won him a People’s Choice award at the Toronto Artist Project earlier this month.  From schematic style architecture to celebrities, Briggs works on canvas and glass. He learned screen printing while working at a commercial printer’s.  (Above: Madonna, 48 x 48″ on […]

Doctored Thrift Store Art & Lyrics

How inventive.  Laura Kikauka’s installation, Strength Thru Embarrassment, converts a collection of garish thrift store art into musically labelled mixed media pieces.  She collages, draws and paints excerpts from song lyrics onto the art, “making the original artist and lyricist unwitting collaborators,” says Toronto gallery MKG127. Above: Lyric […]