Dominique Fortin maintains her dream-like style in recent works at Thompson Landry in Toronto. (Fortin’s works reflecting childhood themes were featured previously on The Art Junkie, here)
Sarah Carlson is a painter, video and installation artist who recently completed her MFA at OCAD University. These are from her Gardens and Grottoes series, some of them on exhibition in a group show at Red Head Gallery this weekend.
Ceramic sculptor Jason Walker explores how technology influences and molds our perceptions of nature, the latest circuit in his long-standing interest in the natural world.
Mixed media artist Fabio Corruzi was featured twice on The Art Junkie before (here) but there’s always something new to see in his colourful portfolio. He is now adding “poetry boxes” to the images on his site, as in the following two works.
British Columbia painter Mark Heine has been awarded the Haynes Galleries Award, part of the most influential competition for contemporary realism in the world, with his painting Labyrinth (above). Heine, based in Victoria, is the first Canadian to win this title, and one of only nine artists selected […]
Your instant reaction to the works of Australian artist Julia deVille may be that her be-jewelled taxidermy animals are deeply unsettling and macabre. Or, you may think her work is so freakishly beautiful it deserves the numerous contemporary art awards she receives.