Category Archives: Artist Features

More than surface: Just Resting Your Eyes at Rodman Hall

The first of a two part exhibition of the BFA graduates from the MIWSFPA at Brock University. I visited it repeatedly with several fellow artists / writers and those conversations became this response. Continue reading

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Artist Feature: J.E. Simpson

J.E. Simpson and I met at a “pop up” exhibition of his work in NAC, and found we shared some of the same interests in text and art and the spaces between. I visited his studio and continued the conversation. Continue reading

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Kintsugi: A Contemplative Whole

Bruno Capalongo offers meditative works at the Grimsby Public Art Gallery that explore beauty in frailty, and beauty in that which is damaged. Continue reading

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MacDonald’s Menagerie at NAC

Melanie MacDonald’s Florida Noir, in the Dennis Tourbin Gallery at Niagara Artists Centre, is another example of how she’s one of the finest painters in the region. We talked about her influences and I offer some impressions of the works on display. Continue reading

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Of Masks and Metamorphosis: Clelia Scala

Another in my ongoing Artist Feature series, I sat down with Clelia Scala to talk about her multi faceted, performative works and the ideas that shape them, and make them come alive. Continue reading

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