Tag: Mixed media

Sonja Kobrehel: Personal Iconography

Vancouver-based artist Sonja Kobrehel likes to use symbols in her colorful creations. She works in collage, media on paper and canvas “mixing everything possible together, with much attention given to the surface texture by carving, scratching and gluing.” Each Kobrehel work is a “personal iconography. The symbols are […]

Shaun Morin: Alternate Realities

Shaun Morin – also known by the street name the slomotion – has a wide range of work, from oil paintings on canvas to mixed media on paper, to hand-made booklets and black & white zines.  (Above: Til Next Time) “Morin layers together witty and imaginative ensembles of […]

Laura Mitrow’s Natural Structures

Artist Laura Mitrow’s works reference natural structures such as antlers, bone, corals, shells and crustaceans. Her abstract constructions bridge the organic and inorganic worlds and merge life with art.  (Above: From an exhibition at Art Mûr gallery in Montreal) Abstracted Crustacean Study 2, Bronze, Patina Organic Structure 5, […]

A Bit of Town & A Bit of Country

Toronto artist Rob Croxford opens Town & Country at Hangman Gallery this week through  Aug 5, showcasing his collage-like mixed media with its vintage poster art look.  Croxford juxtaposes retro-styled imagery with urban and rural landscapes and uses humorous wordplay to tackle environmental and sociopolitical issues. Rob Croxford’s […]

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 & […]