Andrew King: Already a Storied Background

Ottawa artist Andrew King has an already storied background – as a syndicated cartoonist while studying at university in industrial design, then as a television animator and now, a rising painter. His bold colors, unconventional shapes and strong sense of humor have made him immensely popular, despite his […]

Collage: The Many Faces of Scott Bergey

 Scott Bergey describes his work as contemporary with a familiar retro feeling.  The southern Ontario based artist started painting as a hobby and today “builds from simple things – a piece of paper, a brush – but challenge myself to explore.” He finds faces and expressions fascinating, and […]

The Fluency of Roksan Kohen

Roksan Kohen’s dynamic acrylics cover people, animals, fantasy environments and other settings, but she says she draws them all from an internal fluency that begins at some point, with every work. While working I do not think. I stare into the blank surface until I see lines and […]

The Moth Girls of Wangechi Mutu

Kenyan-born artist Wangechi Mutu has been attracting attention since the 1990s for her depictions of black women, “tampered with and prey to strange bodily mutations.”   Moth Girls is an installation of hundreds of figures with leather wings and female legs, pinned on boards like insects. Wangechi Mutu, Detail, “Moth […]