Tag: Vancouver

Amela Subasic’s Fresh, Layered Nudes

The lively lines and bold colors of Amela Subasic’s paintings, drawings and collages give her work a contemporary sensuality. (Above: Daydreaming, Collage, Ink, and Acrylic on Paper) Subasic’s nudes attract the eye with strong contours and the juxtaposition of items collaged into place: a plate of oranges, newspaper, […]

Andrew Briggs: A People’s Choice

Andrew Briggs‘ widely varied art work won him a People’s Choice award at the Toronto Artist Project earlier this month.  From schematic style architecture to celebrities, Briggs works on canvas and glass. He learned screen printing while working at a commercial printer’s.  (Above: Madonna, 48 x 48″ on […]

Michael Snow’s Remarkable Reach

NOTE: Michael Snow is also updated in the 150 Artists for Canada 150 series, here. Michael Snow must really be a polymath.  The cultural impact of this Canadian artist, filmmaker, musician, videographer, sculptor and painter is phenomenal, given that just two of his remarkable installations hold thousands of tourists […]

The Fluency of Roksan Kohen

Roksan Kohen’s dynamic acrylics cover people, animals, fantasy environments and other settings, but she says she draws them all from an internal fluency that begins at some point, with every work. While working I do not think. I stare into the blank surface until I see lines and […]

Glenn Payan’s Stretched and Tilted Landscapes

The vividly colored, stretched and tilted landscapes of Glenn Payan’s British Columbia are almost fairytale-like in composition. But there’s nothing childlike about this one-time teacher’s rising reputation as a professional artist.  His stylish works have an ever-growing following, via the Ian Tan Gallery, Vancouver and Hong Kong. (Detail, […]

Unbearable Remnants of Hiroshima

Heartbreaking remnants of clothing and personal effects left behind by the victims of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima in August, 1945, are the images in this exhibit at the Museum of Anthropology in Vancouver. Internationally acclaimed for a career spanning three decades, Ishiuchi Miyako chose the subjects of […]