Alberta-based Scott Cumberland’s signature motif is ribbons, the decorative pattern he uses to sculpt the surface of his abstracts.
Meghan Dauphinee’s stunning work has been featured on Canadian Art Junkie several times (acrylics here and embroidered maps here). But the innovative digital projection process behind her newest embroidery work deserves special attention.
Belgian artist Hans Op de Beeck says he “seeks to create a form of visual fiction that delivers a moment of wonder, silence and introspection.” That would certainly be the result with any of his life-size, surrealistic, monochrome sculptures.
Ceramic artist Jing Huang based her sculptural work on the Buddhist Jataka tale of The Deer of Nine Colours, which were discovered as cave paintings from the Mogao Caves in Dunhuang, China.
This detail from one of the earliest known maps of southern Africa was expected to fetch up to $5,000 at an auction last month but went for $87,500 – perhaps because of the killer lobsters attacking shipwrecked sailors.
Artist Elise Conlin’s playful imagery won the Student Purchase award at the 58th Toronto Outdoor Art Fair, a contemporary showcase that attracts more than 100,000 patrons (who spend over $2 million during the three-day weekend). The Toronto illustrator is enrolled in the Bachelor of Design program at OCAD […]