MARA KOKOLA | Mar Pacifico

MARA KORKOLA | MAR PACIFICO JULY 8, AUGUST 5, 2023 MAR PACIFICO ∼ peaceful sea In 1519, Portuguese navigator Ferdinand Magellan, in the employ of Spain, began a journey across the Atlantic Ocean to seek a western route to the Spice Islands via South [...]

2023-07-17T09:54:16-07:00

CHRIS KEATLEY

An interview with CHRIS KEATLEY, Curator Pendulum Gallery, Vancouver BC, Canada. We are thrilled to present an in-depth interview with Chris Keatley, Curator of the Pendulum Gallery in Vancouver. Appointed curator in 2007, Keatley talks about the evolution of the [...]

2023-06-15T14:18:58-07:00

LESLEY FINLAYSON | REFLECT

LESLEY FINLAYSON "REFLECT" SEPTEMBER 15 - OCTOBER 8, 2022 These drawings and paintings were developed during the spring of 2022. They began with a trip to Yellow Point on Vancouver Island in February. Drawing conditions were not ideal for sustained periods, [...]

2023-03-31T15:35:26-07:00

Jose Jimenez | Boboli Gardens

JOSE JIMENEZ | BOBOLI GARDENS, ITALY JULY 14 - AUGUST 20, 2022 ONLINE EXHIBITION "His paintings are vibrant bursts of unconventional colours with shimmering dots of oil paint applied layer upon layer. Violet and aqua trees are set against a pale [...]

2023-01-07T16:39:54-08:00

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 [...]

2022-07-22T11:26:03-07:00

MARA KORKOLA

Elissa Cristall is pleased to present our Artist Spotlight interview with Toronto-based artist Mara Korkola. In conversations and email over two months in 2021, Mara spoke to me about her path to contemporary art making and the curiosity that continues to drive her work. Korkola's captivating works [...]

2022-03-31T16:19:06-07:00

JESSICA KORDERAS

We delve into the meticulous three dimensional cast resin sculptures by Halifax artist Jessica Korderas. Film is a major inspiration for Korderas and we examine new work based on her recent discovery of 1970's genre of Italian movies called "Giallo”. [...]

2022-02-07T19:19:59-08:00

GILLIAN RICHARDS

Vancouver artist Gillian Richards spoke to me about her path to contemporary art making and the curiosity that continues to drive her work. Richard’s body of work including painting and drawing examines the beauty and banality of urban life.  [...]

2022-01-30T20:18:31-08:00

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