Tag: oil painting

Nada Sesar Raffay – Sunlight

Nada Sesar Raffay took inspiration from Hozier’s soaring anthem Sunlight for her first solo exhibition at the Roberts Gallery, naming her show after the musician’s “mesmerizing, uplifting and inspiring” track. In Sunlight, a new series of 14 paintings, Raffay says her “ultimate desire is to express my life […]

Van Hove – Languid Femininity

French painter Francine Van Hove is well known for the transparent skin tones of her women subjects, which she paints exclusively, and always from life. The expression of beauty, sensuality, femininity and freedom is the philosophy behind her work. Van Hove, represented by Galerie De Bellefeuille in Montreal, […]

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 […]