Jenny Okun: Dreamscape Photo Art

Jenny Okun’s stunning photo art is on exhibit at Craig Krull Gallery in Santa Monica, California, a display of her exquisite digitally manipulated multiple exposures. Okun’s extensive travels provide continuing inspiration for her work. English garden mazes become even more twisted into strange Alice in Wonderland curiosities – […]

Alexey Luka: Graffiti to Canvas & Collage

Moscow-based Alexey Luka began as a graffiti writer 10 years ago, and today has emerged as a stylish abstract and mixed-media artist who still uses walls, but relies more on found wood panels and canvas. Luka is an illustrator and graphic designer, with shows such as Faces & […]

William Forrestall’s Poetic Still Lifes

William Forrestall’s family art heritage underpins his poetic still life works, on exhibit beginning this weekend at Kinsman Robinson Galleries in Toronto.  (Above: Four Flowers in Blue, 23×31″) Box O, Box O: Egg tempera on gessoed panel, 32×34, 2011 He is the son of renowned east coast artist Tom […]

The Passions of Frida & Diego

A major survey of paintings by legendary Mexican art couple Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera is coming to Toronto this fall, with 75 key works including Kahlo’s Self Portrait with Monkeys. Frida & Diego: Passion, Politics and Painting includes 75 pieces, many from the Museo Dolores Olmedo in […]

Surprises & Wonder: Megan Bogonovich

Megan Bogonovich says she tells stories in her ceramic sculptures, tales of “unusual growths, curious routes, unlikely pairings, strange predicaments, surprises and wonder, comfort in the unlikely.” “My sculptures combine naturalistic and abstracted imagery to suggest the possibility of the real and the imagined cohabitating, a whimsical reality.  […]

The Art Junkie has been “Freshly Pressed”

That quirky red octopus sure is popular! Thanks to Michigan-based artist Mark Penxa’s amazing work,  The Art Junkie was “Freshly Pressed” (April 9) on the WordPress Front Page, and in the Featured Posts section of Art.   Penxa’s  octopus, elephant and other cool creatures have engaged 5,000 of you […]