Category: Quick Hits

Quick Hits: Joon Hee Kim

Joon Hee Kim’s compelling ceramic works are on exhibition at the Canadian Clay and Glass Gallery through Sept. 8, part of the former pastry chef’s continuing rise in the art world. “My sculptures are ceramic casts of everyday objects,” she says. “The components are arranged and then reordered. […]

Quick Hits: Textile Revelations

Nunavut artist Janet Nungnik’s textile works are on exhibition at the McMichael Canadian Art Collection through August, the artist’s solo museum debut. With their radiant colour and ravishingly detailed handiwork, these works celebrate the joys of life in the North.

Quick Hits: Saskatchewan Delta

Regina artist Gabriela Garcia-Luna explores the ecological fragility of the Saskatchewan River Delta, one of the largest inland deltas in North America, a rich, diverse ecosystem with 10,000 square kilometres of wetlands, marshes, lakes and mud flats.

Quick Hits: Fish out of Water

Marija Tiurina is an artist based in London, England, specializing in digital illustration and watercolor paintings. (Above: Taking our fish to the beach, click the image for more) I come from the land of lakes and forests, snowy winders and hot summers also known as Lithuania. Pigeons and […]

Quick Hits: Joni Mitchell’s Drawings

Singer Joni Mitchell is releasing a collection of her early lyrics and drawings, created in 1971, originally in an edition of only 100 copies given as gifts to friends. The re-issue will make the more than 30 original artworks, plus poetry and lyrics, available to the public for […]

Quick Hits: Bamboo Art

Japanese artist Tanabe Chikuunsai IV pushes the boundaries of bamboo art. He creates soaring, twisting forms that stretch from floor to ceiling.  These dramatic, immersive environments are meant to make us think of the bamboo forests where these works began their lives (below).