Nicholas Hornyansky (1896-1965) was born in Budapest and became familiar with technique long before he turned to art full time. Hornyansky was a colour mixer from the age of 12 in his father’s printing works. He later studied at the Academy of Fine Arts, and continued his studies […]
David Blackwood has been telling stories about Newfoundland in the form of epic visual narratives for 30 years. He is widely regarded as Canada’s most accomplished printmaker.
Renowned Canadian artist John Hartman is an expert in drypoint, a rare printmaking technique that originated in 15th Century Germany.
British printmaker Anthony Dawson’s tiny, perfect etchings match the tones that surround us now as fall fades into winter. His prints are hand-coloured with water-colour washes.
West Coast printmaker Lynne Brofsky is “moved by the sensuality of the human figure, asymmetry, architecture, landscape, growth and decay,” themes that infuse her monotypes.
Sybil Andrews and Cyril Power were a significant art partnership that eventually turned transatlantic. He worked in London producing famous scenes of the underground, she was in British Columbia doing distinctive linocuts. Despite their importance to Canadian art, Andrews’ works did not come to wide attention until she […]