Tag: Feature

Ann Beam: Making materials epic

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.

Nicole Dextras: Ice, Ice Baby

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.