At first glance, Erik Nieminen’s works appear photographic, but the Montreal-trained artist is a contemporary realist
Manitoulin Island artist Ann Beam, at La Galerie du Nouvel-Ontario, incorporates a variety of traditional and recycled materials in her mixed media works. Express Wagon (above), the same name as the show, uses a recycled child’s wagon, garden gate, prayer flags and plywood.
Canadian trained artist Goody-B Wiseman’s Dream Tigers are wild but delicate. The miniature sculptures fit in the palm of a hand. Wiseman works in bronze to explore the mythical “feral child.” (Above: Hidden, Edition of 20)
While we’re all still on about the weather, these works by Toronto-based Dave Rheaume are an archival take on winter – whether on Portage Avenue in Winnipeg (above) or in a Blizzard on Bay (below).
Environmental artist Nicole Dextras deconstructed garments and froze them in blocks of ice for a project called IceShifts. An instructor at Emily Carr University in Vancouver, she is well-known for installations that reflect the elements, including her compostable garment Little Green Dress project.