February 12, 2020

          Toronto based painter Emma White explores the intervention of humans on the natural world, and attempts to correct the imbalance we inflict. 

          White's paintings are rich with pigment, their oily surfaces built up wet on wet into th...

February 5, 2020

Colombian artist Sebastian Villabona creates work inspired by photographs of his daily surroundings. Through the visual manipulation of these images, he is able to achieve contrasting shapes and strong symbolism in his paintings. Here he shares more behind his practice...

January 29, 2020

          American artist Seana Reilly creates intricate and detail-filled drawings drenched with tension and mystery. 

          The subject matter of these drawings is elusive, and shape shifting with each glance. At first, they appear as a microsc...

January 22, 2020

David Willis is a Canadian painter, who's work is full of movement and vibrant colours. He shares with us his thoughts behind his work and process. 

Can you describe your studio routine? 

Starting off is always the hardest part, so often I start with mundane th...

January 15, 2020

         

          Toronto based artist Ibrahim Abusitta paints inviting yet eerie group portraits of fun gatherings and social spaces in his series "A Past Life that Exists for Nostalgia"

          Each painting is filled with a...

January 8, 2020

       

 

          American artist Albert Chamillard creates ballpoint pen drawings that are intricately layered and pleasantly nostalgic.

          Using paper from vintage ledger books as a surface, Chamillard allows faded page line...

January 1, 2020

          American artist Joey Slaughter creates captivatingly colourful paintings. Each piece oozes with energy from an anthropomorphic personality, creating a cast of characters through Slaughter's body of work.

          Slaughter's paintings are...

December 25, 2019

          The Creative Brain looks critically at the cause and function of creativity in the human mind. Led by Neuroscientist David Eagleman, it dives into the root of the creative process and asks: how can we harness this in our daily lives? This documentary is studd...

December 18, 2019

          Vancouver based artist Katherine Duclos creates compositions and collages that offer escape to another world.

          Duclos invokes familiar colours, textures, and forms to create scenes that are captivatingly strange. She toes the line...

December 11, 2019

          Faye Wei Wei is a British artist who composes romantic paintings that come together in an impressively organic and consistent body of work. 

          Thin and transparent paint is and applied with quick mark making, creating deci...

December 4, 2019

 

          Kitchener ON based artist Issac Watamaniuk creates abstract paintings that explore the dynamic compositions found within urban landscapes.

          Using hard edge shapes, Watamaniuk paints optical illusions that are juxtaposed with the f...

November 30, 2019

Throughout the house, there are seventeen switch plates, all but two bear a single switch, these outliers feature three switches of relative similarity, and two identical ones respectively. The switches throughout the house might be categorized within one of two types,...

November 29, 2019

My assumption about this project was that it would lead to a sort of abstract portrait of the house that I currently occupy and from which I have drawn much of my recent imagery. What I think has occurred, at least so far, shares more with my paintings than I had antic...

November 27, 2019

It’s funny to me that, before I had started my way across the bathroom, it seemed to me that there really wasn’t all that much on its walls. Here, standing in its doorway to a hallway on the second storey of our home, I find myself thinking the same thing about my imme...

November 27, 2019

          Currently on display at the Art Gallery of Ontario is Sculpture by Robert Smithson, a Gravel Mirror Corner Piece made by the artist in 1968.  

  

          Robert Smithson was part of the Earthworks and Lan...

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