NOTE: This piece is from the Art Junkie archives, reposted because the serene images remind us of the stark difference in so many Newfoundland outposts after Hurrican Fiona in late 2022. Jenn Thornhill Verma is a writer, artist and Newfoundlander descended from fishers, with a book about the […]
Alberta-based Steve Coffey represents the full scale of a multidisciplinary artist. He’s been an integral part of the Canadian art and music scene for many years. He has curated travelling exhibitions, created large-scale public sculptures, taught college, and conducted workshops and art residencies.
It’s time for another look at Caroline Larsen’s woven oil paintings, a genre she basically owns. The Canadian born artist continues to advance the technique of making her oil works look like tapestries.
Lauren Crazybull, a 24-year-old Blackfoot and Dene artist, has become the Province of Alberta’s inaugural Artist-in-Residence, the first such position in Canada. Her personal artist mission is to accurately portray First Nations people, against their colonial stereotypes, as she does in her compelling portraits.
Toronto painter Suzanne Tevlin is an artist and educator it’s been a pleasure to feature in the past so I’m happy to share her latest work. This is her series “Adventures of Pythia, the courageous Canadian girl who tries to save the world.”
Alberta-based Scott Cumberland’s signature motif is ribbons, the decorative pattern he uses to sculpt the surface of his abstracts.