Quebec artist Sylvain Coulombe is on exhibit with The Symbolism of the Unspoken, his first solo show in Toronto. There’s a strong sculptural element to his portraits, due to thick applications of paint, and deep scraping and carving of his wooden canvases.
Artist Chris Temple has three favorites: New York, Vienna and his native Toronto, all subjects for paintings at an exhibition held this month at Nicholas Metivier Gallery. He focuses on the sharp angles that intersect with the “barriers and connectors” of an urban landscape – such as bridges […]
I just caught up with Montreal artist Marina Dieul’s win for the People’s Choice award at last month’s Kingston Prize exhibit in Calgary. I have posted about her before (here) and she is clearly a rising star.
Norwegian artist Kjetil Jul paints the gritty details of the skateboarding world in these oil- and eggoiltempera paintings from his series Street Scenes.
For Valentine’s Day, it seemed appropriate to tap into the work of Toronto artist Stan Olthuis for a radical version of the Xs and Os we use as hugs and kisses.
British Columbia based Rudy Karel Schneeweiss is a Czech-trained artist who worked for years as an in-house architect for a series of chain stores after immigrating to Canada.