In this Quick Hit, we appreciate new work by the visionary Barbara Cole, one of Canada’s pre-eminent photographers, whose ethereal work takes on painterly qualities.
“Coney Island : Paradise at the end of New York” by Mijoo Kim & Minjin Kang This series is a collaboration between visual artists Mijoo Kim and Minjin Kang, a creative duo who have been inspiring and influencing each other since their Master’s program.
Visionary photographer William Notman (1826–1891) owed his early fame to portraits in snowy settings typical of Canada’s winters, shot entirely in studio! What did he use for snow? Lambswool, salt and paint. (So different from what the continent is going through this week.)
What could be more appropriate for Canada Day than the symbolic art of realist Brandy Saturley, whose works explore the Canadian consciousness. For five years in the lead-up to Canada’s 150th anniversary on July 1, Saturley sussed out the icons and settings that make us Canadian. Her works […]
It was cold and stormy, with a few tornado warnings, for a week here on South Georgian Bay. Today, there was a break, and these poppies lifted my spirits, even though some were pummeled and bruised from the downpours. For Cee’s Flower of the Day.
Born in Winnipeg, David Burdeny (b: 1968) started to photograph the prairie landscape at age 12, making his own black and white prints in a makeshift darkroom that also served as his bedroom closet. He is an acclaimed photographer whose travel-inspired landscapes are characterized by unusually long exposures that result in detailed […]