Tag: Mixed media

Quick Hits: Transmigrification

Transmigrification, sculptures and paintings exploring both human and animal immigration, is on at the Port Moody, B.C., art centre March 28-April 25. Artist Pilar Mehlis has migrated extensively, making it a personal focus of her art. 

Sarah Martin: Vintage Memories

Sarah Martin’s work explores the concept of memory, its deceptive nature and the way photographs can act as trigger points for a viewer’s memory. By using vintage photography and painting, she explores the way personal and collective memories can meld together and be manipulated.

Quick Hits: We the People

James Burke is an artist you should know. From London, England, he’s a co-founder of the creative hub Studio 7, an exhibition space in the heart of Shoreditch, a writer for the Huffington Post and a professional drummer.  He’s represented by Galerie LeRoyer in Montreal.

In the style of Street Art

This sculpture,  Average Beast, is formed of vintage wood and other material mounted in the style of an African tribal mask with painted elements of outsider and urban art. Martin Gerstenberger began his artist life doing street murals with well known urban posses like Os Gêmeos and Flying […]

Quick Hits: Vintage Hammocks

Artist Martin Kline paints on actual canvas service hammocks, some dating back to WWII, that he’s  collected over the years. He mounts them on panels, then layers them with encaustic, collage and objects, such as fishing sinkers, ropes and nets that also go with leisure life.