ARTIST SPOTLIGHT2022-10-01T13:54:59-07:00

The ARTOFFICE partners with artists of our time bringing their visions to life. In their own words, these artists share their creative process and their stories.

Artist Spotlight | Jose Jimenez

Why does someone become an artist? It's a big question that can yield seemingly inconsequential answers. Sometimes, it all comes down to a chance encounter — stumbling across a comic strip, accidentally walking into a band's practice session or visiting an artist studio for the first time. I ask our feature artist, Jose Jimenez, to tell us about the pivotal moment that inspired his desire to create and set him [...]

  • Mara Korkola, No Place 484, oil on panel

MARA KORKOLA

Elissa Cristall is pleased to present our Artist Spotlight interview with Toronto-based artist Mara Korkola. In conversations and email over two [...]

  • Jessica Korderas, Drugs Sex Violence, resin sculpture

JESSICA KORDERAS

We delve into the meticulous three dimensional cast resin sculptures by Halifax artist Jessica Korderas. Film is a major inspiration for [...]

  • Carrie Walker, The Effect of Space, watercolour

CARRIE WALKER

Carrie Walker's art practice explores the fraught relationship between humans and non-human animals by looking at how humans write about, photograph [...]

  • Jeroen-Witvliet-The-Rider-120x150-cm-oil-on-canvas-2021-ecg

JEROEN WITVLIET

In this interview we present five new large-scale paintings by Dutch-Canadian artist Jeroen Witvliet. Witvliet's art is a response to [...]

  • Gillian RIchards, Park Gate, landscape, oil on canvas

GILLIAN RICHARDS

Vancouver artist Gillian Richards spoke to me about her path to contemporary art making and the curiosity that continues to drive [...]

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