Laurie O’Reilly, a painter, storyteller, photographer and mixed media artist, is on exhibition in Earthscapes at Rails End Gallery in Haliburton, Ontario through Aug. 25, 2019.
Marsha Kennedy’s relationship with nature is the motivational force behind her art practice. The Saskatchewan artist has been active since childhood in working with both wild and domestic animals, including two flightless, rescued crows.
Makeup and mixed media artist Lyle Reimer (Lyle XOX) has become a sensation for his self-portraits, created using entirely found and recycled objects. The Canadian artist’s “facial collages” turn him into a living sculpture.
Regina artist Gabriela Garcia-Luna explores the ecological fragility of the Saskatchewan River Delta, one of the largest inland deltas in North America, a rich, diverse ecosystem with 10,000 square kilometres of wetlands, marshes, lakes and mud flats.
These works are from “Into the Blue”, Peggy Ann Turner’s latest solo exhibition, a series of landscapes evoking the colour, light, architecture and nature of the Greek Aegean Islands. She works in acrylic paint, pencil, and found papers to create the figurative/abstract collage paintings.
How many ways can an artist examine a heart? Multidisciplinary artist Kim-Lee Kho can show you. In an ongoing series, she explores the human heart “as repository for emotions, as metaphor, as anatomical structure – using it as a gateway to what our hearts mean to us.”