Monthly Archives: June 2018

Writers’ Blocks: Sheldon Rooney’s visual library

Niagara based artist Sheldon Rooney’s work in Up Close and In Motion at Rodman Hall is a visual library executed in woodcuts. I offer a more literary response than usual, to this citation of significant authors. Continue reading

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Goodbye Rubberhead / Geography, Memory and Canadiana at Rodman Hall

In this version of Up Close and In Motion at Rodman Hall, Assistant Curator Emma German shares a work by a Canadian Art icon – John Boyle – of another Canadian Icon, Stompin’ Tom Connors. I offer some ideas of history and Canadiana, and how we came to be where we are now. Continue reading

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“The bottom is a really interesting place” / A conversation with artist Bevan Ramsay

Bevan Ramsay and I exchanged some questions and thoughts on his work at Niagara Artists Centre, Lesser Gods, from his collaborators to his concepts. Continue reading

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