Tag: Mixed media

Hawksley: Excavated Stories

Muskoka-based artist Beverley Hawksley’s imaginative mixed media works have a strong narrative quality that encourages remembrances. But they also tell their own stories. (Above: Gathering at the Water, Below: Pinkie Swear) Have a look at her website, here. Hawksley says stories are important to her, “the ones we […]

Alexey Luka: Graffiti to Canvas & Collage

Moscow-based Alexey Luka began as a graffiti writer 10 years ago, and today has emerged as a stylish abstract and mixed-media artist who still uses walls, but relies more on found wood panels and canvas. Luka is an illustrator and graphic designer, with shows such as Faces & […]

Katja Van den Enden: The Sheen of Imagination

Katja Van den Enden’s mixed media works have the sheen of innovative artistry.  Strong technique, the creative fusion of acrylics & resin and imaginative themes that include cellular patterns are her hallmarks. –Connection, Acrylics/Resin, 12″x12″ Her works (literally) shine, to the point that Van den Enden says she […]

Layering & Weaving: Paper Paintings

Elizabeth St. Hilaire Nelson’s love of collage started with a scrapbox of mementos from childhood, triggering the journey to the works she does today from torn bits of hand-painted papers.  (Above, Jazz Singer) -Fine Feathers My technique has evolved as a result of experimentation with hand-painted, hand-made and […]

Collage: The Many Faces of Scott Bergey

 Scott Bergey describes his work as contemporary with a familiar retro feeling.  The southern Ontario based artist started painting as a hobby and today “builds from simple things – a piece of paper, a brush – but challenge myself to explore.” He finds faces and expressions fascinating, and […]