Tag: canadian art

Quick Hits – Pirrie’s Mountains

David Pirrie is an artist who reveres the mountains, dating back to childhood scrambles with his brother in British Columbia’s coastal range on Vancouver’s North Shore. Stone Canvases, his latest exhibition, is at Ian Tan Gallery through March 30. As for the dots . . . “My use […]

Rebecca Belmore – Hacer Memoria

Renowned Anishinaabe artist Rebecca Belmore’s Hacer Memoria  is an outdoor sculpture along the façade of North Vancouver’s Polygon Gallery. It honours victims of residential schools with nine oversized blue and orange shirts sewn from tarpaulins. Each is emblazoned with a single letter. Together the letters spell “hereafter.” The […]

Shoes – The Glass Prize

Jeanne Létourneau of Montréal is the winner of the prestigious 2023 RBC Award for Glass, wich carries a $10,000 prize, to support career development, the Canadian Clay and Glass Gallery has announced. See more on her Facebook and wath this Instagram video for process shots. Image credit: “Shoes […]

Go Your Own Way

Who knows what lies ahead when you’re on a road trip? This series of paintings flows from the journeys of Vancouver artist Pat Service, recollecting the freedom of the open road, and getting lost and finding the way.

Queer Newfoundland Hockey

Lucas Morneau’s provocative Queer Newfoundland Hockey League (QNHL) proposes 14 fictional teams that reclaim, empower, and amplify LGBTQIA2S+ voices. The series playfully challenges the prevalence of homophobia and hyper-masculinity in the culture of team sports, the Kamloops Art Gallery says in notes for the exhibition (on through April). […]

Eyeing Medusa

Multidisciplinary artist and musician Amanta Scott’s newest project – Eyeing Medusa – is a powerful and ambitious celebration of visionary women making a difference. Each painting’s title and story parallels a legendary heroine with a contemporary woman. Former Supreme Court Justice Rosalie Abella, for example, is paired with […]