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

GILLIAN RICHARDS NEW PAINTINGS

GILLIAN RICHARDS LANDSCAPE ABSTRACTIONS JANUARY 14 - FEBRUARY 4, 2023 Gillian Richards was the first artist we featured in our Artist Spotlight Series which began in 2020.  We catch up with Gillian in her studio to talk about new developments in her urban landscape paintings. In these new small [...]

2023-03-31T14:16:12-07:00

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 | small paintings

MARA KORKOLA:  SMALL PAINTINGS  MARCH 24 - APRIL 16, 2022 Mara Korkola's captivating works compress worlds of information into small intimate oil paintings. The featured sunset paintings are based on photographs taken from hiking trips along the west coast of British [...]

2023-03-31T15:55:49-07:00

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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