Greta Guzek embraces the spirit of the West Coast. Her intricate designs and vivid colours have become a distinct feature of her artwork, which has gained wide appeal across Canada.
Montréal artist Joe Becker’s newest large-format paintings are a disturbing mix of innocence, nostalgia, decay, and mass-market characters and icons from his youth.
Vincent Giarrano’s realist paintings center on New York City, which he says he finds inspiring. Well known in the comics industry, he also was an illustrator for popular publications before turning to scenes in oil.
As Remembrance Day (and Veterans Day in the U.S.) approaches I was taken by this post from a long-time colleague about this work by Canadian artist Alex Colville. Craig Macinnis, a Toronto writer and former film critic, says he “can’t think of anyone who has captured war remembrance […]
David Thauberger’s Road Trips and Other Diversions is on exhibit at the Glenbow in Calgary, with a selection of familiar prairie settings. In his vision, “the vernacular architecture of the prairies bursts with pop art iridescence.”
Sandra Meigs, one of eight winners of the 2015 Governor General’s Awards in Visual Arts announced this week, has shaped painting in Canada for 40 years, including through a period when painting was maligned.