Joel Smith’s images of the Carolinian Forest are both evocative on their own, but also in how they related to the works of other artists exploring the emotive and ephemeral symbolism of landscape.
Erna de Vries’ work is both all about the post industrial landscape, speaking to the #rustbeltwonderland, but also transcends and transforms it. The latest artist feature, as part of my extended writer’s residency at AIH Studios in 2020.
Kate Gottli (@instant_niagara) is an artist who captures scenes and sites of Niagara in an accessible, but also considered manner. I offer a response to some of her work in this latest artist feature.
Kim Van Stygeren’s portraiture works at Queenston Mile Vineyard are well made contradictions of recycled materials and a strong painterly hand.