Rock Therrien’s Fantastical Rounded Figures

Quebec Artist Rock Therrien creates amusing situations, using his characteristic rounded figures.  His new show opens April 12 at the Thompson Landry Gallery in Toronto’s historic Distillery District. -La ligue de garage Mixed media on canvas, 48″ x 92 Being a true admirer of curves, Therrien will engrave […]

Valentine’s Couple’s Therapy

Toronto artist Caitlyn Chisamore is featured on Saatchi online, part of the international gallery’s showcase of “Couples Therapy” in homage to Valentine’s Day. The hands in her works are “meant to portray the effect that people have on each other, ”  becoming “a tool of understanding, reading each […]

Kate Domina: ‘The Essence of Adolescence’

“Children are unapologetically animals” to Toronto figurative painter Kate Domina, whose works explore the world of  youth.  She says her critical theory fixation (including Freud and Jung) weaves its way into her work, evolving her portraits into studies of human frailty, and often, neurosis. Above: Sister Sister;  Below: […]

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 […]