Tag: winter

Jon Howlett: The Art of Skiing

I  happened to be in ski country  – although not in an area as challenging as Panorama, B.C., where Jon Howlett paints – when I thought of this transplanted British artist’s work.  His hyper-realistic acrylics wonderfully capture the magic of the ski hill, as well as the mountain […]

Wilf Perrault: Beauty of the Commonplace

Even the titles of the works of  Saskatchewan artist Wilf Perrault reflect the simplicity of daily life: Home Time (above), Kitchen Lights (below).  His meticulous paintings of back alleys and streetscapes in Regina, where he has worked since the 1970s, create an understanding of the beauty of the […]