Tag: canadian art

Canadian Art Junkie Featured on Freshly Pressed

Thanks to Toronto artist Rachel MacFarlane’s amazing work, Canadian Art Junkie was “Freshly Pressed” today (Nov 3) on the WordPress front page, and in the featured section of Culture. Her exhibit at the Nicholas Metivier Gallery in Toronto runs through Nov. 5, so if you’re in Toronto, go […]

Douglas Coupland: Group Portrait in Circles

Douglas Coupland‘s new art installation – Group Portrait 1957 – is making waves at Oshawa’s Robert McLaughlin Gallery. The 11 circular shapes posted as a sculpture on the outside of the building refer to the gallery’s history as a haven for the art of the Toronto abstract collective […]

Endless Summer: On Georgian Bay

Scott McFarland’s travels have included the famed rococo Sanssouci Palace in Potsdam, Germany, and  the tiny Sans Souci island in Georgian Bay, founded by Samuel de Champlain, and the subject of several paintings by the Group of Seven.  The island (in Ontario) is the subject of  his latest […]

Photography: Tree Planting Tribes

 From Canadian Art magazine: Lorraine Gilbert Shaping the New Forest 1990 Detail Courtesy National Gallery of Canada I know a lot of young tree planters, and therefore this photography exhibit instantly caught my eye. Organized and toured by the Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography in Ottawa, “Global Nature” brings […]

Radical Paddle: City Design for Outdoors

New Paddle Designs Contact Voyaging Co. has launched a collection of Canadian-made paddles that take a contemporary look at traditional voyaging paddles. The first series is styled on the semaphore navigational signalling system. The company says its goal is to bring city style to the outdoors, and outdoor […]