Tag: figurative painting

Kirsty Templeton Davidge

Kirsty Templeton Davidge is a figurative painter rooted in the practice of noticing details – hands, clothing, body language. She received her Bachelor of Fine Arts with Distinction from the University of Alberta in 2015 and was awarded numerous scholarships as well as nominations for both painting and […]

Erin Armstrong – Unique Distortion

Erin Armstrong is a figurative painter on the rise, identified by Saatchi Art in 2014 as one of the world’s 20 emerging artists to watch. Represented by Toronto’s Bau-Xi Gallery, known to have an eye for identifying talent, Armstrong opens a solo show there March 7.

Peter Doig: No Foreign Lands

It’s the appropriate time for a look at internationally renowned artist Peter Doig, who grew up in Canada and returned here briefly before settling his artist studio in Trinidad. The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts is the only Canadian stop for a critically acclaimed retrospective on Doig’s work.

Darren MacPherson: Acrylics & Spray Paint

British artist Darren MacPherson has a growing reputation as a contemporary figurative artist whose¬† acrylic and spray paint works are bold and full of color. Critics say his work is instantly recognizable and highly collectible, and have identified him as one of the U.K.’s rising art stars. His […]

Kate Domina: ‘The Essence of Adolescence’

“Children are unapologetically animals” to Toronto figurative painter Kate Domina, whose works explore the world of  youth.  She says her critical theory fixation (including Freud and Jung) weaves its way into her work, evolving her portraits into studies of human frailty, and often, neurosis. Above: Sister Sister;  Below: […]