Category: Quick Hits

Quick Hits: ‘Shedding’

New Brunswick artist KC Wilcox collects trash like tin cans and discarded fireworks from Tin Can Beach in Saint John as the first step in her sculptural environmental art. In this series called ‘Shedding,” she coats the items in layers of liquid latex, which peels away when dry, […]

Quick Hits: All About Women

A retrospective of the late, acclaimed photographer Eve Arnold’s portraits of women is on show through Dec. 8, 2019 in Italy (info here). Called All About Women, it’s drawn from Magnum Photos, the organization she was associated with from the 1950s.

Quick Hits: Jennifer Weihmann

The works of Calgary-based Jennifer Weihmann are often mistaken for paintings, with their lush textures and subtle colours. But the emerging artist’s extreme close-ups are photographs, of decomposing leaves, mushrooms, and petals.

Quick Hits: Perle & Pirouette

Pascale Sévigny-Vallières, an illustrator and graphic designer from the Quebec City region, created this small accordion book as a glimpse into the world of a circus. This creative little visual highlights clowns, contortionists, jugglers and tightrope walkers.

Quick Hits: Owen Murray

Fascinated by anthropology and archaeology, Alberta-based photographer Owen Murray has spent the last decade documenting cultural heritage projects in Cameroon, Turkmenistan, Oman, and Egypt.  He’s on exhibition at Strathcona County Art Gallery through Aug. 25.