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 […]
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.
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.
An interesting exhibition online and in Calgary as the Masters Gallery curates The Figure in Landscape, including Walter J. Phillips’ Mary’s Parasol (above) and a work by William Kurelek (below).
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.
The rich and magical landscape surrounding Kangiqsujuaq, situated in a valley surrounded by majestic mountains, is the source of inspiration for artist Raymond Martin’s latest body of work.