Sketchbook Saturday – Canada Day

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 […]

Quick Hits: Celebrating Pride

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.

45/150: Rebecca Belmore – Facing the Monumental

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 […]