All posts tagged “Canadian art

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Artwork delivered

I dropped off the work today for my upcoming exhibition at yumart gallery, here in Toronto. It’s going to be an eclectic show, including a suite of new encaustics (of which the painting pictured above is one), some new drawings, and as well, I’ve selected… Read More

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Av Isaacs RIP

Av Isaacs was at one time the premiere art dealer in Toronto, operating both the Isaacs Gallery and The Innuit Gallery. I recall as a young art student going downtown to galleries, making the stop on Yonge St to see what was showing at Isaacs.… Read More

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Evidence

I made this painting a number of years ago – I would have to check the back of it to tell you the exact date – maybe 2005? I’ve never exhibited it, but I did post of a photo of it here once before. Evidence… Read More

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Hop into my time machine….

After university (I graduated in 83), I started making paintings in a shared studio behind a convenience store in The Junction, way back before The Junction was a cool-hipster-artsy area. That was a good place to start out, but I wanted to find a place … Read More

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What’s wrong with this picture?

Paintings by famous Canadian artists — including Lawren Harris and Tom Thomson — garnered record prices on Thursday night at the Heffel Fine Art Auction at the Park Hyatt Hotel in Toronto. Mountain and Glacier by Lawren Harris was the biggest seller of the night, fetching a whopping $3.9… Read More

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Deluge

A few years ago, I made a few smallish paintings that involved paint and corrugated cardboard and collage. I did them at a time when I was not very prolific, and I was trying to forge my way into new territory in the studio. I… Read More

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