Emerging Toronto artist Nurielle Stern has won the 2019 Winifred Shantz Award for Ceramics, reflecting the judging panel’s appreciation for her work with texture and vibrant glazes.
Toronto artist James Lahey describes his flag series Made in Canada as a love letter to family and friends. We’ve all seen that beautiful flag waving exactly as he’s captured it, a great image to celebrate Canada Day this weekend.
Chandler O’Leary has been chronicling her travels in sketch stories since 2013, generating a huge following, as well as prints, stationery and a book (a road trip atlas of the west coast here). If you don’t already know her, here’s an introduction to her wonderful blog, Drawn the […]
To celebrate Pride Month, artist Jason Perreault’s exhibition Bien dans sa peau [Comfortable in Your Own Skin] highlights gender-queer people and embraces their varied characteristics through the tropes of contemporary fashion photography. It’s at Akasha Art Projects in Toronto after a previous run at Ryerson Image Centre.
The travelling exhibition Home Economics explores the unique stories and histories behind Canadian hooked rugs, a form of folk art with roots in 19th-century North America.
One of Canada’s most celebrated contemporary artists, Rebecca Belmore (b: 1960) started as a performance artist in the late 1980s. Her works address climate change, water access, land use, homelessness, and human displacement. She focuses on conflicting relationships with the state of women’s lives, historical events and violence […]