Category: Painting-Canadian

Canadian Painters

40/150: Terry Watkinson’s Mother Earth

Terry Watkinson’s solo show is a salute to the beautiful country north of Lake Superior and west to the prairies, a region under represented in Canadian landscape painting but possessed of a strange fertile beauty. This is also an artist worth knowing, for his eclectic artistic background, as […]

38/150: Mary Pratt – Domesticity

Mary Pratt (1935-2018) earned a place as one of Canada’s most respected and popular still life artists with her hyper-realistic paintings of domestic activities: basting a turkey, preparing fish, cracking eggs. There’s even a memorial  stamp of one of her most famous works, Jelly Shelf – 1999.

Mitchell Fenton: Ski

Artist Mitchell Fenton opens a solo show in Toronto this month with high action scenes celebrating downhill skiing. “We’re going back to its origins, to a time of adventurers, risk-takers, tricksters, acrobats and romantics… on minimal equipment,” says the Alison Milne gallery, hosting the exhibition.

Tony Luciani – Realism interpreted

Artist Tony Luciani (b: 1956) defines his work as “realism which is interpretive rather than photographic.” Compositional drawings are done on location, then worked to a larger scale in his studio, where he’s been producing for exhibitions since 1978.