Tag: canadian art

Cory Trépanier: Into the Arctic

Named one of Canada’s Top 100 Living Explorers by Canadian Geographic Magazine, Cory Trépanier carries on the tradition of painting first made famous by Canada’s Group of Seven, but with the environmental concern of a contemporary artist. Trépanier’s Into the Arctic travelling exhibit showcases more than 50 oil […]

The Sobey Award Shortlist

Nicolas Grenier, who lives and works in Montreal and Los Angeles, is one of five finalists for the 2019 Sobey Art Award, the pre-eminent prize for Canadian artists 40 and under. The award recognizes some of the country’s most exciting young artists and provides significant financial recognition ($240,000 […]

44/150: Brian Jungen – Cultural Touchstones

Brian Jungen (b: 1970) is an acclaimed Canadian artist who is internationally renowned for his elaborate sculptures and installations inspired by his experience of post-industrial consumerism and his own First Nations heritage. The works are made from re-purposed consumer goods  (think Nike Air Jordan trainers, above, or plastic […]