Tag: oil painting

Quick Hits: Duane Nickerson

From the jungles of Borneo to the Niagara Escarpment, this award-winning Canadian artist continues to explore the topography of the natural environment in new oil paintings.  Duane Nickerson: Tree , his solo exhibition, is on at Abbozzo Gallery in Toronto through March 2.

Chaki: Imagined Landscapes

Yehouda Chaki presents works that are a believable reality yet entirely of his own making. Chaki’s sought-after oil paintings have been described as “a collision of the outside world with the artist’s innermost visceral perceptions.” The Montreal-based painter combines forceful lines with an emotion-driven sense of colour, as […]

Mary Henderson’s Sunday Paintings series

Mary Henderson sources material from social media and photo-sharing websites in her new series Sunday Paintings, on at Lyons Wier Gallery through March 29.  She focuses on the leisure activities of her peers and “fellow gentrifiers,” the well-educated, middle-class, neophyte city dweller – active and happy in privileged […]