Tag: Mixed media

Tamara Bond: A Gentler Peacock

I grew up in a small enclave of houses surrounded by undeveloped land, skirted by the property of a farmer who inexplicably kept peacocks.  I do not like peacocks.  They wail like banshees and disrupt the family dogs and in the morning scream to wake the dead. They […]

Michael Murray: A Knack for New Media

Glasgow-based Michael Murray works in digital mixed media – 3D modelling with photography and digital painting – to produce his crisply executed contemporary art. His new media work runs from stylish photo collages and abstracts to complex digital aerial scenes of real or conceptual locations. (Above: Glasgow Tenements)

Stev’nn Hall: Creative Destruction

Stev’nn Hall’s solo exhibition, Creative Destruction, at Toronto’s Muse Gallery showcases his photo-based landscape paintings.  The title reflects the characteristic of bodies of water – eroding and changing – and embraces his abstract cloud explosions. Creative Destruction is also a metaphor for how he creates the artwork – […]

First Nations Masks in RotoTiller Style

A bonnet made from lawnmower blades is part of Peter McFarlane’s heralded series of First Nation masks and head dresses created from used objects (chainsaws, shovels, rototiller blades and more).  Based in British Columbia, where he is represented by Pegasus Gallery, McFarlane is a sculptor, painter and installation […]