Monthly Archives: August 2017

Joel Smith’s My City / the seen & unseen

Another in my ongoing Artist Feature series, Joel Smith exhibited a number of works at the Mahtay Cafe in downtown St. Catharines that are as much part of his life as they are images of his city. Continue reading

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Upcoming Forecast at NAC

A teaser for several upcoming exhibitions at Niagara Artist Centre. Continue reading

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“Once we had words” : Colin Nun at NAC

Colin Nun’s work at the Dennis Tourbin straddles language and mark making, imagery and words, in a way that shows that neither is ever separate of the other. Continue reading

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∞ Lightness by Adam CK Vollick

Vollick is a multi disciplinary artist who showed some newer works in the Dennis Tourbin space at NAC: his photos are evocative and I found I couldn’t stop thinking about them, so here’s some of those thoughts that the work inspired. Continue reading

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AIH Studios in Welland

Tony Calzetta and Gabrielle de Montmollin have turned a space in downtown Welland into a combined studio, gallery and living space, and I visited them to see their artwork and their role in shifting the community to one where culture is more prevalent. Continue reading

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