Drew Burnham has been doing sold out shows for a decade, including this one just ended at Bau-Xi in Vancouver. Well known for his stylized realist portrayals of Coastal British Columbia, his vivid colours, unique form, and glazed painted lines make his works jump to life. (See a […]
Canadian painter Ross Penhall is on exhibition through mid-April in California with his stylized landscapes of inspirational places across Canada, the US and Europe, including the California Coast, the Prairies and the Italian countryside. His personal story is fascinating, given he worked as a firefighter for almost three […]
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).