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Build Your Success With Artists in Canada Artists in Canada was formed in 2000, as a free for use online National Directory of Canadian Artists, Art Galleries and Art Resource websites connecting Canadian artists and patrons – from urban haunts to rural settings to the most remote places in our north – with the rest of Canada and the world. As the Director of Artists in Canada, I strive in the guidance of this valued arts resource to present new opportunities to the supporting membership as well as all Canadian artists. Acquiring Canadian art has never been more available using Artists in Canada’s large database of artists and art to choose from. This past year has been especially exciting with a number of new ventures undertaken. Event Sponsorships and Art Competitions • Our involvement as a Gold Sponsor for Art Vancouver in 2015 and 2016, have allowed us to meet many artists, art galleries and art interested people we would otherwise never have met in person. • In 2015 and again in 2016, Artists in Canada will be in Toronto where we cosponsor a national juried Art Competition and Art Show organized by Art World Fine Art Gallery, Toronto West Artist Collaborative and the Toronto CNE. Member’s Art Gallery • In 2015, Artists in Canada collaborated with the Cornerstone International Community College of Canada to form the Cornerstone Art Gallery in Vancouver. We continue to source similar opportunities across the country for our members. Artists in Canada National Pension Plan • In January 2016, Artists in Canada established a much needed, National Pension Plan for visual artists, musicians, writers and performance artists. See details on our website on starting your own Pension Plan, that follows you for life.

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Jan Corcoran.......................................................................................................................................... 4 Lisa Levasseur........................................................................................................................................ 5 Susan Lott............................................................................................................................................... 6 Sean O’Flynn.......................................................................................................................................... 7 Gregg Simpson...................................................................................................................................... 8 Myron Swistun...................................................................................................................................... 10 Wendy Carmichael Bauld................................................................................................................... 11 Lawrie Dignan...................................................................................................................................... 14 Roxanne Martin.................................................................................................................................... 15 Nik Semenoff....................................................................................................................................... 16 Arnold Burrell....................................................................................................................................... 18 Deborah Czernecky............................................................................................................................. 19 Stephen Dobson.................................................................................................................................. 20 Rick Gallant.......................................................................................................................................... 21 Pnina Granirer...................................................................................................................................... 22 Julia Hacker.......................................................................................................................................... 23 Jane Harington.................................................................................................................................... 24 Roberta Murray.................................................................................................................................... 25 Blaine Paul Rancourt........................................................................................................................... 26 Seonaid Ross........................................................................................................................................ 27 Brandy Saturley.................................................................................................................................... 28 Kyryl Volovik......................................................................................................................................... 29 Terrill Welch.......................................................................................................................................... 30 Dale Dziwenka..................................................................................................................................... 31 James Korpan...................................................................................................................................... 32 Blake Ward........................................................................................................................................... 34

Articles Canadian Surreal Artist Embraced by Europe.................................................................................... 9 Group Painting Studio’s – A Mecca for Original Contemporary Art............................................... 12 The Cornerstone Art Gallery Opens to Public.................................................................................. 13 Canadian Art Galleries Become More Accessible............................................................................ 17 Bringing Canadian Art and Worldwide Art Collectors Together..................................................... 33 Blake Ward, Canadian International Sculptor talks with Artists in Canada.................................... 35 Cover credits: Ice House, Branimir Gjetvaj; Trophy Fish, James Korpan

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Jan Corcoran

Non-Representational Abstracts The work of Jan Corcoran is a spatial response using shape and colour. It is about the ever elusive few minutes when your mental noise falls away, and your subconscious takes over, and you paint, each stroke right where it was meant to be. Jan Corcoran is a contemporary artist who works in mixed media, oils, and acrylics. Working from observation, memory and imagination, Corcoran finds a rhythm with the materials that allows her to give free rein to those internal forces. Jan lives and works in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada.

“All in Your Head”, 30” x 30” mixed media/canvas

Artists in Canada has been connecting artists and patrons since 2000, so if you wish to buy or commission work by Jan Corcoran, please contact us. We will gladly introduce you. To view more of Jan’s work please see her website. www.jancorcoran.com

“Looking at You”, 20” x 20” mixed media/canvas

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Lisa Levasseur

Abstract forms in Paint and Sculpture Lisa is admired for her incredible range of work in different mediums and raw natural talent. Known as the creator of Palette Art, a culmination of unique abstract forms in both painting & sculpture.

Artists in Canada has been connecting artists and patrons since 2000, so if you wish to purchase or commission work by Lisa Levasseur, please contact us. We will gladly introduce you. To view more of Lisa’s work please see her website at: www.ljlevasseur.com

“Lil Oil’n Water” - acrylic on canvas

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“Eye of the Storm” - acrylic on canvas

With the spectacular views from the art studio, Lisa is inspired by the ever changing light on the landscape and the subjects she paints. It is the perfect creative setting, as she develops her impasto abstract work with multiple layers of subtle beauty.


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Susan Lott Abstract Impression

The abstract work of Susan Lott expresses a fresh exploration of surface and texture unhindered by preconceived ideas or planning. One painting feeds off the other to develop tactile surfaces rich in waves of pigment and light.

FRESCO 12” x 24” acrylic/canvas

There have been substantial changes in her artistic vision and mediums over the years. Although Susan’s work includes several mediums, her focus is Abstract in Acrylic.

“Every painting is given an Italian name based on what I see. I find the Italian language poetic, romantic & a mystery. It is then that the painting is complete.”

“My inspiration comes from colour. With no thought on subject or theme as I start each painting, the colours on the canvas guide me through the mystery of the blends.”

Artists in Canada has been connecting artists and patrons since 2000, so if you wish to buy or commission work by Susan Lott, please contact us. We will gladly introduce you. To view more of Susan’s work please see her website at: www.susanlott.com

MUSA 12” x 24” acrylic

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Sean O’Flynn

Abstract Impression

Sean O’Flynn is a Dublin born artist and has had a career as colourful as his paintings. He draws his inspiration from this rich well of experience. Sean’s paintings reflect his passion for colour. Many years ago when he was a candidate for a PhD, Sean paid a visit to the Albright Knox Gallery in Buffalo. He was so blown away with the display of abstract art that he quit the PhD program and started painting. “I’ve never regretted that decision. I love my pots of paint.” Sean’s current colour field paintings are texturally rich, circular portals.

Circle Series #33, 48”

Sean’s round colour field paintings should be seen in real life to be appreciated. To arrange a viewing at his studio, contact him through his website. Artists in Canada has been connecting artists and patrons since 2000, so if you wish to purchase or commission work by Sean O’Flynn, please contact us. We will gladly introduce you.

Circle Series #20, 48”

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To view more of Sean’s work please see his website at: www.seanoflynnartist.ca


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Gregg Simpson Abstract Surrealism

Gregg Simpson – A prolific and critically recognized artist and musician, Gregg Simpson has exhibited his paintings, drawings, and works on paper throughout Canada, the US, Europe, South America and Asia. His work is included in several academic studies and art history books as well as journals published in Canada, Europe, and Australia. He has also been exhibited in several historical surveys on surrealism and abstraction. His studio is on Bowen Island, BC, near Vancouver. Simpson is included in several museums, universities and other public collections in Canada, Europe, U.S.A., South America and Asia. To view more of Gregg’s work please see his website at: www.greggsimpson.com

“Forest Enclave” acrylic on canvas, 82” x 64”, 2007

“Dutch Treat” oil on canvas, 79” x 95”, 2007

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Canadian Surreal Artist

Embraced by Europe

Gregg Simpson discusses his 40 Year love of Europe with Artists in Canada. His life long journey of exhibiting and promoting his art and career is not uncommon with Canadian artists who reach out past our regional borders to be discovered. AIC: Gregg yours is a journey envied by many artists. These were pre email, website and social media days, so when did this all begin? In 1973 I took the first exhibition of contemporary art from Vancouver on a tour of Europe, including Canadian Cultural Centre in Paris, Canada House in London, Ste. Brieuc, Brittany, and The Musee des Beaux-arts, Charelroi, Belgium, returning by way of universities in Hamilton and London, Ontario. It was called Canadian West Coast Hermetics, The Metaphysical Landscape an exhibition, which was seen by some noted writers and historians on Surrealism. Since then, I have been privileged to be included in books, exhibitions, museum collections and academic studies with my favourite artists of the 20th century, including Picasso, Miro, Ernst, Duchamp, Matta and many others. AIC: Are Canadian artists accepted in Europe as serious artists? I never feel more accepted as an artist than when I exhibit in Europe, or more Canadian. The series of solo exhibitions I have done for the last decade and a half in France, Spain, Italy and Portugal were a result of a chance connection. Prior to a trip to Italy with my family in 1999, I emailed the renowned Italian artist Sandro Chia in Montalcino, Tuscany. He was interested in my work and invited us to visit his castle and winery when we were in Italy in 1999. AIC: So, how does one go about getting a show in Italy? While there, I noticed the imposing 14th century Fortezza di Montalcino, which was closed at the time. However, during a subsequent visit with another artist I had met online, she showed me photos of a group show in the Fortezza. So I decided to apply to the

Installation of Canadian West Coast Hermetics, Paris, 1973

Commune of Montalcino for an exhibition and then forgot about it. But later that year I received an email from them, asking when I wanted to exhibit. I was a bit flabbergasted and immediately had to figure out how to fill two floors of this immense castle. AIC: What are the logistics of putting a show like this together in Europe? I learned about Ata Carnet customs forms and went about finding a local shipper, I had four large crates made to contain my work, which to confuse things even more, they would be divided upon arriving at the Zust Ambrosetti warehouse in Milan and part of it taken to a small show in the nearby city of Vercelli. I was delighted when it all worked out. AIC: In hindsight, could you ever imagine how one show would generate so many opportunities in the years to come? The month long exhibition formed the basis of a documentary film, A New Arcadia, The Art of Gregg Simpson, made for BRAVO TV, it was first broadcast nationally in 2003, now on YouTube. Since then I have continued doing solo and group exhibitions around Europe and with all the cultural and historical input you get there, I end up producing dozens of works on paper done while traveling. AIC: What is next for Gregg Simpson? My instinct has always been to promote not only my own work, but that of our West Coast Surrealist Group, which began in the late 1970’s and continues to exhibit in Europe, Chile, Costa Rica and other locations internationally. My most recent work includes Perche Mode, a series of lyric abstracts done in Normandy in 2013, the Daphnis and Chloe Suite from 2014 and the current Eye Candy series (2013-2016). See more of his work at: www.greggsimpson.com

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The artist at the Museo Fundacion Granell, 2013


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myron swistun Bold Field Paintings

Myron Swistun is influenced by many factors that come together through many stages of sensory problem solving, finding solutions and working out paint connections and combinations. The images and effects for his paintings are made by making different brushstrokes, leaving a layered imprint on the surface of each canvas. His work arrives from an inner psychological and intuitive landscape, where memory, experience, and imagination connect the past to the present and the future. Artists in Canada has been connecting artists and patrons since 2000, so if you wish to purchase or commission work by Myron Swistun, please contact us. We will gladly introduce you.

18” x 16” acrylic on canvas 2012, Green Series

To view more of Myron’s work please see his website at: www.myronswistun.com

18” X 16” acylic on canvas 2014, #4

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wendy Carmichael bauld Abstract Painting

The versatility and talent of Wendy Carmichael Bauld can leave many of us in wonder. Initially, she is an accomplished figurative painter, but it is her abstracts that are quite profound; displaying clarity of colour with determined shape and use of line. Her lyrical structuring melds and defines written word and symbols. Wendy sees herself as an experimental artist, yet her recognizable style of painting sets her apart on the international stage. She adjusts to found ideas, thoughts and changing concepts, all forcing her to step outside of her ‘comfort’ zone. As an experienced artist the bigger picture is always at hand and the many patrons who own her work treasure her art dearly. In 2009, she won the prestigious civic award, “Arts Person of the Year” for the City of Burlington. She felt this award really put her on the map and was a bit of a turning point for her as an artist. She felt “validation” as an artist and led her to aspire to leave her comfort zone and turn towards showing all over the world”.

“Bessie’s Treasure I” from “The Sinclair Series” 18” x 18” mixed media on canvas

In the fall of 2014 she was accepted into the prestigious GEMLUCART in Monte Carlo, the pinnacle of events in Monte Carlo. This exhibition was under the Patronage of Her Royal Highness “Princess Caroline” and held at the Rainier Auditorium on Monaco. Artists in Canada has been connecting artists and patrons since 2000, so if you wish to purchase or commission work by Wendy Carmichael Bauld, please contact us. We will gladly introduce you.

“Bessie’s Treasure ll” from “The Sinclair Series” 18” x 18” mixed media on canvas

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To view more of Wendy’s work please see her website at: www.wendycarmichaelbauld.com


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Group Painting Studio’s

A Mecca for Original Contemporary Art

Artists and art studios come and go. It seems the constant search for affordable or better studio space can keep an artist in constant flux as well as a potential buyer. Building stability into a location and sharing the costs with other artists with similar goals can create an affordable and sustainable art business. Though artist’s needs are as varied as their disciplines and good space is usually dictated by size, light, cost, rental conditions and accessibility. I turned off Avenue C onto 20th street in Saskatoon and proceeded to look for the obscure narrow doorway tucked between the used furniture store and the Chinese restaurant. As I proceeded up the narrow fight of 30 plus stairs, the fragrant aroma of oil paint meets me half way. A single painting hung at the top of the landing indicates the studio floor. I sat down with Jane Harington to talk about the logistics of studio space outside the home. Jane explains how they set up their space, “The studio sublets to 6 part time painters, but our core group of 5 decides the agenda for the space usage and everyone is in the understanding that we will not all be here at the same time. Some members prefer to work in the evening and weekends.” She mentioned when studio space comes available, new members are reviewed to make sure they are compatible. “You can’t have an oil paint allergy if you work in this studio”, says Jane. We discussed the importance of doing the business of art from the studio.

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Jane mentions, “The benefits are much more than just saving on costs. This space looks like a studio and acts like a studio with a bank account, insurance and our landlord insisted on a security system. We have two group shows a year and for some, that is the reason they are here, as they don’t have art gallery representation; for the core group we use the studio every day.

Their neighbourhood has embraced the group as part of the community, Our show traffic has been increasing as people become familiar with our new location and we have talked about placing a sandwich board out on Saturdays”. The studio is divided into individual painting spaces, with lots of natural light – a common area that can handle member critiques, workshops and social interaction as well as art shows. The studio is located just off the downtown in an area presently undergoing revitalization, so rent is still affordable - though their 3 year lease is pending. Their neighbourhood has embraced the group as part of the community, as members are greeted warmly as they stop to pick up a coffee still dressed in their paint smocks. I left Jane as she went back to a large canvas she was preparing for their spring show at the studio. You may view Jane’s work on her website. www.janeharington.ca


The Cornerstone Art Gallery Opens to Public

Artists in Canada partners with the Cornerstone International Community College of Canada to open the first members Art Gallery

In 2015, Artists in Canada and the Cornerstone International Community College of Canada formed the first members Art Gallery, exclusive to Artists in Canada. This prime location is in the heart of downtown Vancouver on West Hastings with the gallery in the foyer entrance of the College. AIC is very pleased with the first few showings and the working relationship with the College. We encourage our membership to apply for group shows using this space. Our gallery curator, Gregg Simpson is a highly respected artist in his own right and presently adjudicates each show. If in the area, please drop in and see the most recent show. Shows currently run 3 months in duration. “We were very pleased when we received a request from the College to show Canadian art in their foyer. The College staff have been very good to deal with and we arranged for one of our member artists to curate each show. It’s an amazing opportunity for our members and we would like to expand this format across Canada,” says Paul Constable, Director of Artists in Canada.

Futher Collaborations Artists in Canada is seeking further collaborations with Public and Community Organizations across Canada to present Art Gallery opportunities for our artist members. AIC embraces regional participation to encourage art awareness and will consider serious requests by those organizations with secured public access. Artists in Canada members – to request a group show, please submit your proposal to admin@artistsincanada.com. Please include a bio and written statement for each artist, include

To view current shows online: www.cornerstoneartgallery.ca Cornerstone Art Gallery - Main Floor 609 West Hastings Street, Vancouver BC, V6B 4W4, Canada

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4 - 6 images, include size and media in JPEG format. (All shows are a minimum of 2 artists)


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DRAWING

Lawrie Dignan Drawing

Lawrie works as a full time artist from in his hometown of Victoria, B.C. His unique drawing style using pen and ink has developed through his years working as a technical draftsman in British Columbia’s Civil Service. Artists in Canada has been connecting artists and patrons since 2000, so if you wish to purchase or commission work by Lawrie Dignan, please contact us. We will gladly introduce you. To view more of Lawrie’s work please see his website at: www.changing-realities.com

Triangle Mountain(s) 15“ x 11” pen and ink on paper 2012 Geometric Design

Okanagan Tapestry 16” x 22” pen and ink on paper, 2010

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Roxanne Martin

Sculpture/Drawing

Roxanne Martin’s depiction of Western imagery in graphite as well as paintings, are filled with the lifestyle textures that convey a love of animals and worker. Her medias capture the sensibility of the weathered faces to the power of the bucking bulls. Even the supple leather and worn jeans leave you with the taste of rawhide and hard work. To view more of Roxanne’s work please see her website at: www.roxannemartin.com

“Leo” 20” x 29.5” Graphite on acid free paper Barclay Afia Collection, 1988

“Carved Biology Books” 9”x12”x 3”, Books, varnish, shellac

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The popularity of the Internet has made many books obsolete. Carving them into a 3D artwork is a way of honouring them and extending its appreciation. The unique properties of each book are visually revealed, resembling a wood grain effect.


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PRINTMAKING

Nik Semenoff Drawing/Printmaking

Nik Semenoff is a consummate artist, inventor and master printmaker. Renowned in the world of printmaking for his revolutionary methods in printmaking (waterless lithography, roller and press designs) and for virtually removing the acids and toxins from the printmaking process, making it safer to handle as well as being environmentally friendly. Nik has been asked to attend a number of International printmaking conferences in which he demonstrated and presented papers on his processes. He has been invited to Hong Kong and to Japan twice to demonstrate his processes. In 2008, he was invited to give workshops and lectures in Ireland and the UK. He holds the position of Artist-in-Residence with the Department of Art and Art History at the University of Saskatchewan. In 2006, he was given an Honorary Doctor of Letter Degree for his work in innovative printmaking. He was chosen for the University of Toronto’s, Canadian Who’s Who; and was presented the Saskatchewan’s Arts Board Lifetime Award for Excellence in the Arts of 1999.

“Samuri” image size 18” x 23” on 20” x 26” sheet. Waterless lithograph on paper

Nik Semenoff freely shares all his published Printmaking material on his website hosted by the University of Saskatchewan. http://homepage.usask.ca/~nis715/ For more information about or to purchase work by Nik Semenoff, please contact Artists in Canada. We will be glad to help you with your print acquisition.

“Remake” image size 16” x 21” on 18” x 24” sheet. Waterless lithograph on paper

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Canadian Art Galleries Become More Accessible Through Promoting and Selling Online

Creating customized experiences, making art collecting more accessible Fast forward to now. With the economy in flux and prime retail space at a premium, art galleries new and established are having to become more creative in how they draw customers and cater to their needs. Some gallery owners are leading the market and are taking advantage of the educational opportunities and accessibility of doing business online. Whether freeing up gallery space by storing artwork in a secure storage facility that a gallery director can pull from and rotate into their physical gallery space, or by closing their bricks and mortar gallery completely and opting for pop-up shows. Galleries that focus more on convenience, education on and offline, and customized experiences, will survive to create the next evolution of a private art gallery. This process, specifically for first time buyers, can be intimidating.

Creating accessible customized experiences through the web and the use of technology, make the process of buying original art more pleasurable and more efficient for future art collectors. There are two successful Canadian Art Galleries that I believe are not only embracing the importance of an online presence, they are utilizing the Internet and social media in a revolutionary way to educate and make buying art more accessible to all parties involved in the process; the client, the artist agent, the gallery director and the artist. Koyman Galleries in Ottawa has created an online presence that equals their bricks and mortar business. Their website offers those getting into the market and new collectors an easy to use system featuring art under $500, 12� x 12� small works of original art, gift suggestions, corporate sales, design trade, financing, and the ability to commission an artist. Mayberry Fine Art in Winnipeg and Toronto is one of Canada’s largest and most widely respected art dealers. A family built and run business, they have found a way to connect their established galleries to an art loving audience online with a focus on education, art appraisals, fine art storage, restoration and art valuation. Their website offers artist videos and an active blog helping to further their reach and share their love for their roster of Canadian artists. Technology is moving fast, finding a way to embrace the future will allow us to propel the business of art education, art collecting and the future of Art in Canada to new heights as we become poised to make a bigger mark on the worldwide art market.

Brandy Saturley, Canadian Visual Artist & Contributing Writer | ArtistsInCanada.com

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In 2008, I visited the Las Vegas Art Expo and attended a seminar being presented by a well-known art consultant from California. All the attendees were art gallery owners, with me being the only visual artist. I thought attending this seminar would give me a peek inside what a gallery owner or director deals with on a daily basis. What I came to learn at this seminar, which stood out the most, were numbers. The average number of walk-ins to the galleries per year were, 1200 people. The average number of buyers turned from those walk-ins, 12 people. Though all the gallery owners said they do not rely on walk-ins, I found the numbers disconcerting, particularly if you are paying a hefty lease, staff, heat, light, security, insurance, maintenance, marketing, etc. Then they offered up the number of active collectors on their client list, in most cases about 200, with mailing lists in the thousand range. Of these 200 active collectors, how often were they buying? This experience opened my eyes as an artist and provided valuable information going forward in my art business and how to work with art galleries showing my work.


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Arnold Burrell Impressionistic Painter

Arnold Burrell painted for five decades and though he has passed away, Artists in Canada is proud to present him in our Premium Members gallery of artists. Arnold Burrell became a four year honours graduate in 1956 from the (then) Vancouver School of Art. Granted the Emily Carr Award (Lawren Harris, adjudicator) and the first arts awards from the Leon and Thea Koerner Foundation, uniquely winning for Graphics and for Painting, using the capital to travel and expand his comprehension. In 1958 work was chosen for the prestigious One Hundred Years of B.C. Art show at Vancouver Art Gallery; 1961 he created the first Nanaimo Art School and until 1966 established much acclaimed Island outreach art groups via Canada Council grants to the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria; years of many successful solo, group and juried shows followed; in 1974 a work was purchased by the Province of British Columbia Art Collection. Burrell works express his intensity, the inextricably intertwined life/art continuum, many classmates and colleagues calling him their latter day van Gogh.

Escalating success through 1960s and 70s brought seductive marketplace demands, which insidiously compromised his creativity. By 1980, he deliberately withdrew from the limelight to an obscure church/studio, painting and selling privately, experimenting with form, colour, medium, technique, continually challenging himself, his spirit guiding his intellect - revealing the science and soul of his art until cancer stayed his hand. www.arnoldburrell.com

untitled ,1980, oil on panel 80 x 95 cm.

Information from any who knew him, were taught by him or know the whereabouts of any of his works would be appreciated, as would comments or questions. Please email E. Mackay, biographer at sumwhere@shaw.ca

untitled, 1978, oil on panel, 72.5 x 97 cm.

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Deborah Czernecky Landscape Painter

This artist has a life long passion for painting and nature, using the Canadian landscape as her ‘big back yard’ and a constant source of spiritual inspiration. Deborah is a plein air painter and she can be seen on location as she travels and paints from coast to coast. Due to the diversity of the Canadian landscape, she employs elements of abstraction and traditional realism in her work. The spiritual aspects of her work convey the simplicity and understated power of a landscape. It commands our respect for nature and the environment. Artists in Canada has been connecting artists and patrons since 2000, so if you wish to purchase or commission work by Deborah Czernecky, please contact us. We will gladly introduce you.

“September Fall” - 12” x 16”, En Plein Air Oil.

“Eastern Fall” - 12” x 16”, En Plein Air Oil.

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To view more of Deborah’s work please see her website at: www.spinningdogstudio.ca


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Stephen Dobson Urban Landscapes & Seascapes

Stephen Dobson is a very prolific artist who developed a signature style early in his career. His realistic landscapes, seascapes and cityscapes are sought after for their thought provoking, yet understated detail. He captures the essence of daily life in the city or on the water in rich oils on canvas and panel. Stephen works primarily with oil paints, and strives to present light and colour using brush, pallet knife and occasionally his fingers while painting. His sensitive and intuitive treatment of his subjects are immediately recognized and responded to as people go about their daily routines.

“Chillin in the Shade” - 12” x 16”

Recently, Stephen has finished his own Art Gallery just south of Rolly Lake Provincial Park in Mission, B.C. To view more of Stephen’s work please see his website at: www.stephendobson.com

“Two Tugs” - 30” x 40”, acrylic on canvas

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Rick Gallant Realism Landscape

Rick Gallant’s passion for art comes from an innate desire to capture the boundless beauty of nature that surrounds us. “With the effects of global warming and natural disasters, my planet is rapidly changing. For this reason I seek to capture breathtaking images from every corner of the globe. Every region has it’s own unique plant life, climate and geographical landscape that continues to inspire me”. Artists in Canada has been connecting artists and patrons since 2000, so if you wish to purchase or commission work by Rick Gallant, please contact us. We will gladly introduce you.

“Glencoe”, 24” x 36”, acrylic on canvas

“Summer in Antarctica” 18” x 36”, acrylic on canvas

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To view more of Rick’s work please see his website at: www.gallantgallery.ca


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Pnina Granirer Figurative

Pnina Granirer is a prolific mixed media artist whose work is part of the permanent collections of the Glenbow Museum, Calgary, AB, the Art Gallery of Hamilton, ON, the Richmond Art Gallery, BC and more. Abroad her works are in the permanent collections of the Museo Fondacion Eugenio Granell, Santiago de Compostela, Spain, the Museo Allende, Santiago de Chile and Cameleon Art, Costa Rica. Her Dancers Suite explores the passion of dance, the male/female relationship and the spirituality of the human body. Pnina Granirer is currently writing her memoirs.

Artists in Canada has been connecting artists and patrons since 2000, so if you wish to purchase or commission work by Pnina Granirer, please contact us. We will gladly introduce you.

“Blue Pas-de-deux”, mixed media on canvas, 28” x 20”

To view more of Pnina’s work please see her website at: www.pninagranirer.com

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“Hope, Sorrow, Truth”, mixed media on canvas, triptych, 60” x 90”


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Julia Hacker

Abstracted Assemblage Figures Julia Hacker is a Toronto based multidisciplinary artist working in a variety of contemporary mixed mediums, acrylic paint, collage and illustration. Her latest imagery involves collage with a touch of the surreal. She enjoys the decorative aspect of this medium and employs techniques to create optical illusions and imagery that tend to fool the eye.

Artists in Canada has been connecting artists and patrons since 2000, so if you wish to purchase or commission work by Julia Hacker, please contact us. We will gladly introduce you. To view more of Julia’s work please see her website at: www.artjuliahacker.com

This can leave a lasting impression of wonder to the viewer, returning many times to discover a new perspective from the same piece of work. Paper and image transfer on canvas is used in the majority of these works with found objects and paint. She is inspired by nature and human relationships.

“Taming Demons”, mixed media, oil, 41” x 30”

“Red Cherry”, mixed media, oil, 41” x 29”

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Jane Harington

Impressionistic Floral Landscapes Jane uses a visual language that moves from the lush richness of florals to the unfolding expanse of the prairie. “My paintings allow for my experiences and ideas to be reborn and seen in new ways and contexts”. Jane is a landscape painter, who is influenced by international settings from South Africa, Europe and her home on the Canadian Prairies. There is an intricate interplay between her still life floral arrangements and the wild grasses, flowers and textures of the much larger prairie. Harington’s work, places you in the untamed and natural landscape; then untangles the passages within each work. Her paintings can heighten your senses with her rich oil paintings and sense of discovery.

To view more of Jane’s work please see her website at: www.janeharington.ca

“Taking Time”, 40” x 72”, oil on canvas

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“Legacy“, 48” x 72”, oil on canvas

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Roberta Murray

Representational Landscape

Roberta Murray is a visual artist from Alberta, Canada. Working mostly in oils, Roberta strives to produce evocative paintings that allow the viewer to create their own stories or interpretations. Her main focus is on impressionistic big sky landscapes, that represent the many moods and emotions of the human condition. Roberta is a juried member of the Alberta Society of Artists, Federation Of Canadian Artists and the Oil Painters of America. Her work hangs in private collections across Canada, USA, and the UK. Artists in Canada has been connecting artists and patrons since 2000, so if you wish to purchase or commission work by Roberta Murray, please contact us. We will gladly introduce you.

“The Meadow At Dusk“ oil on panel - 16” x 20”

“Short Grass Sunrise” oil on hardboard - 11” x 14”

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To view more of Roberta’s work please see her website at: www.robertamurray.ca


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Blaine Paul Rancourt Impressionistic Symbolic Landscapes

Blaine Rancourt expresses a unique visual banquet of evocative form and metaphoric texture. His intuitive style reflects layers of passion, drawing the observer into thoughtful interpretation of his spiritual vision. His prophetic use of symbol and colour captures the imagination and invites a depth of revelation. Artists in Canada has been connecting artists and patrons since 2000, so if you wish to purchase or commission work by Blaine Paul Rancourt, please contact us. We will gladly introduce you.

“Becoming” 72” x 36” acrylic on canvas

To view more of Blaine’s work please see his website at: www.blainepaulrancourt.ca

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“The Space Between” 60” x 24” oil on canvas


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Seonaid Ross

Landscape Painter

The lush paintings of Seonaid Ross convey her impressions of the places she has traveled around the world. From ornate palace interiors of the Tsars to rolling hills of poppy filled fields and the ever-present Tuscany countryside. Closer to home, the rain forests of British Columbia to stone garden walls and filtered light pathways leading to estuaries and tidal pools bring out the romantic spaces we sometimes miss when passing through them. Her distinctive free brush style has a structured application, able to bring out detail yet simplify the landscape to the essential. The depiction of the temperature of the day and presentation of the season are all held together with a complete and satisfying feeling of wanting to be with her during these discoveries.

To view more of Seonaid’s work please see her website at: www.seonaidrossart.com

“Rooftop Domes of Tsarskoye Selo Palace”, St Petersburg, Russia, 24” x 36” , acrylic on canvas

“Annapolis Valley Sunshine”, Nova Scotia, Canada, 30” x 30” acrylic on canvas

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Brandy Saturley

Canadian Contemporary Realism Painter Brandy Saturley has been making art for over thirty years, and painting in acrylics for fifteen. Saturley gained national attention with her paintings inspired by Canadian culture including; hockey, the Canadian flag, Alberta Rockies, and Canadian wildlife. Represented in numerous private and public art collections including; Canadian Tire, Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame and the Colart Collection. Watch for her retrospective exhibition, CANADIAN SUBCONSCIOUS, summer 2017. Artists in Canada has been connecting artists and patrons since 2000, so if you wish to purchase or commission work by Brandy Saturley, please contact us. We will gladly introduce you.

“Let Your Backbone Rise” 36” x 36”, acrylic on canvas

To view more of Brandy’s work please see her website at: www.brandysaturley.com

“Lovers in a Dangerous Time” 36” x 36”, acrylic on canvas

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Kyryl Volovik Realism Landscapes

Kyryl has been studying painting professionally for many years, learning from contemporary and academic artists, old masterworks, university instructors and workshops. His acquisition of an artistic language began with Canadian based international artist and Signature OPA Member, Vladimir Ribatchok over a decade ago, and he continues to study further under his professional apprenticeship to date. Now, as a 2014 graduate of the OCAD University, his transition into the art world is becoming more and more pronounced with shows in Toronto and across the GTA, alongside numerous commissions and purchases of his work in the private, corporate and public sectors (refer to artist’s CV). Artists in Canada has been connecting artists and patrons since 2000, so if you wish to purchase or commission work by Kyryl Volovik, please contact us. We will gladly introduce you.

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Terrill Welch Realism Painter

Terrill Welch’s oil paintings frequently showcase the southwest coast around her home on Mayne Island in British Columbia, Canada. Born in the village of Vanderhoof in north-central British Columbia, Terrill was invited into an adult painting class when she was fourteen years old. Terrill has taken several college-level courses in drawing and painting. Primarily however, her training has continued more in the European style of mentoring and tutoring. Though locally appreciated, Terrill Welch is internationally recognized. Her paintings are in collections throughout Canada and the United States as well as in Australia, England, Norway, France, Italy and Switzerland. Terrill Welch’s work is in collections that also include such renowned Canadian landscape painters as Emily Carr, A.Y. Jackson and Lawren Harris.

“Southern Gulf Islands Afternoon” 48” x 36” oil on canvas

Artists in Canada has been connecting artists and patrons since 2000, so if you wish to purchase or commission work by Terrill Welch, please contact us. We will gladly introduce you. To view more of Terrill’s work please see her website at: www.terrillwelchartist.com

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“Winter” 18” x 24” walnut oil on canvas


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Dale Dziwenka

Wood, Steel and Stone

Dale Dziwenka is an award-winning sculptor working in wood, steel and stone. Utilizing both a subtractive and additive process, the combined materials merge to form eclectic objects that convey a sense of humor and gestural movement. Dale views his work as a journey of discovery, a sharing of energy and upon completion, a brief expression of our existence. Dale Dziwenka’s work not only depicts the “fun in the making”, but he awakens our imagination with juxtaposed object association. Artists in Canada has been connecting artists and patrons since 2000, so if you wish to purchase or commission work by Dale Dziwenka, please contact us. We will gladly introduce you. To view more of Dale’s work please see his website at: www.daledziwenka.com “Take a Deep Breath”

“Illusions of Grandeur” wood, stone, metal

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James Korpan Sculptor

James Korpan is a sculptor working in both cast bronze and welded steel. Most of the metal is found iron that lends itself to the organic look and feel of the natural rust patinas that enhance his works. Over the years, he has developed a glazing mixture of oil and spirits that treats and gives his works their unique signature patina. It is applied in alternating layers of liquid and time to cure. Objects like birds of prey or fish are gracing the mantels in homes as well as many gardens and open spaces around the world. His monumental sculptures of horses, elk and abstracted forms have become the focal point of community parks, private estates and city public spaces in Canada and internationally.

“Reeling Raptor” Welded Steel

James Korpan is a sculptor with an international reputation. His work is found in public and private collections throughout North America, Mexico, and Chile. Artists in Canada has been connecting artists and patrons since 2000, so if you wish to purchase or commission work by James Korpan, please contact us. We will gladly introduce you. To view more of James’ work please see his website at: www.jameskorpan.com

“Trophy Fish” Welded Steel

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ArtistsInCanada.com was launched in 2000 to better connect Canadian artists - from urban haunts to rural settings and the smallest towns of our great white North. Our mission was simple, to promote and share a diverse and vibrant art community with the art collectors and galleries of the world through a website created in Canada. The Artists In Canada website began as a simple directory, where artists could add a free listing that included their contact information and a link to their website. As the word began to spread and the website began to pick up steam, we began to get inquiries from gallery owners wanting to list their gallery or event on the website. Over the years the website has grown to envelope all things Canadian Art, this directory website was now becoming a meeting place for art lovers, artists, gallery owners, art event planners, art fairs, art competitions and those looking to post a call out for art. Over 200,000 viewers each month. Where else can you see the work of over 8000 Canadian artists in one place for free? ArtistsInCanada.com is a pool of 8000 plus, mostly independent Canadian artists. Canadian art as a whole has barely made a blip on the radar of the world art market. Over the last few years the Art of Canada, particularly aboriginal art, is beginning to get its due. With the showing of Emily Carr’s work at Dulwich Picture Gallery in London and the exhibition of Group of Seven icon, Lawren Harris in Los Angeles, our icons of Canadian Art past are finally getting exposure and that

blip on the world art market radar is slowly becoming a beat. As the site becomes more diverse, we continue to maintain and reshape ArtistsInCanada.com, now offering the opportunity for art collectors to browse and buy art directly from the website. The Canadian Art Sales Gallery features Artists in Canada’s Active Membership who are dedicated to producing new fine art and fine craft. Here you can browse Canadian art from original paintings to mixed media artworks, photography, drawings, prints, sculpture, ceramics, woodworking and fine jewelry. We take no commissions from our artists. All transactions are between the artist and the collector. The benefits of buying Canadian Art online, traditionally Canadian Art galleries draw from their regional market when it comes to art; and artists build their careers regionally first, later branching out. This is slowly changing because of access to a worldwide pool of talent, online. As a Canadian artist you may end up with local gallery representation amongst a stock of artists, often about forty artists, chosen for their technical ability, marketability and matching the vision of the gallery director or client list. What an online art directory offers a collector is the ability to browse by their own taste and their own price range, from a pool of artists who have become popular in their own right; through working tirelessly every day to give voice to their vision. People buy art for different reasons. Some buy purely for investment, some buy for decoration, and some buy for the love of art and investment in culture. When someone asks us what they should buy, or how they should buy, we always tell them, “buy what you love”.

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Blake Ward Sculptor

“Phantom”

www.blakesculpture.com/galleries/get-in-touch Petley Jones Gallery Vancouver

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The Collectors Gallery of Art Calgary

The Front Gallery Edmonton

Rouge Gallery Saskatoon

Canadian Fine Arts Toronto

Galerie Saint-Dizier Montreal

Hilton Asmus Contemporary Chicago


International Canadian Sculptor Blake Ward Echoes of the 21st Century Blake Ward was born in Yellowknife, NWT and raised in Edmonton, Alberta where he received his Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Alberta in 1979. In 1985 Blake moved to Paris to study under Cyril Heck with whom he learned traditional techniques of modeling figurative sculpture. Then, in 1991 the opportunity arose for Blake to move closer to both his foundry and marble quarry and open his current studio in Monte Carlo. Over the years, he has established himself Nationally and Internationally as one of Canada’s premiere figurative sculptors. Blake took some time from his hectic schedule to talk with Artists in Canada Director, Paul Constable. AIC: Your gallery representation is growing across Canada and in Europe, Your schedule is very busy, how do you fit in all the demands placed on you? It is much easier when you are passionate about what you do. It’s a labour of love not a job with demands. I don’t even see the hours go by! AIC: As a successful sculptor how are you able to keep your mind on your sculpture and manage your business at the same time?

galleries are amazing. Galleries are the most important part of the business and the right gallery for me is the one that believes in the artwork. Sometimes when you start with a gallery it may take a while to sell something. I understand that Marlborough Gallery showed Lucian Freud for nine years before they made a single sale. They believed in his work. If you find a gallery that loves your work, this is the place to start and then be loyal to them.

Everybody has a different marketing approach. Mine is that everything surrounding the artwork should also be art. The invitations must be art, from the design point of view, and of course, the advertisements must be art as well.

I was taught to imagine my work in a room with the work of ten other figurative sculptors. Everyone who walked into the room should be able to instantly identify which work was mine, so I sought to create distinctive sculpture.

AIC: Do you work from the live model?

These are the things that have helped me move from one “collection” to the next. We can only draw from that which is within us, so as we learn and change the art will change too. One of my objectives is to push the figure into the 21st century. To this end, I am experimenting with methodology, merging the digital with the analogue. In other words, bringing today’s technology, 3D printing into my traditional way of working, which means integrating the techniques established by the ancient Greeks; their process of modeling the figure with state of the art technology.

I studied abstract art in Canada and then went on to study the figure in Europe. There I was taught a traditional method of representational figurative sculpture where we always used a live model. I was taught and came to believe that nature is more beautiful than that which my imagination can come up with. AIC: Art gallery representation – how do you find the right fit for yourself and the gallery? I have to say that I have been incredibly lucky. My

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AIC: Your work has gone through a number of transitions, from fairly representational “Renpet” female figures using the ‘Lost Wax’ Process My mind is always on the sculpture, even to your ‘De-Sculpted’ figures from the Spirits Collection, at night in my dreams. I see the piece before I build what inspired this change? it, in my meditations, even during an MRI I had once! I can be a little obsessive about it. This is, in a way, It is really important that the art evolves and I am what saves me. It is precisely because I am that way always trying to push my work further. I was fortunate about the sculpture, that I have to make sure that I am enough to have had some wonderful teachers, many able to continue creating it and the only way I can do of them here in Canada. One professor said to me that is if I manage the business well. I have a business that even though the figure is an ancient art form, I plan and I keep good accounts. needed to make the work reflect our epoch. It has to be representative of today and speak of our human AIC: Your look and brand seem so well thought out, is condition. this part of your marketing plan?


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The collection that I am presently creating is a fusion of past and present.

AIC: When you see a gallery readied for a show, do you get emotional seeing all the figures together?

Using Z-brush, a wonderful 3D computer program, I am now casting the first printed part that I will weld inside a partial figure that I created in wax and then cast in the usual way. I have encountered some problems so I have not yet completed this piece, but I am sure that I am not too far away at this point.

I love to see the show come together as a whole environment, as an installation. It is amazing to see how each piece finds its place within that environment. AIC: What kind of responses have you received by some of the people you have talked with at your shows? One of the most important things that has given me confidence in my work has been the response that I receive from the public. I listen carefully to anyone who will take the time to speak to me about the work. It is about humanity. Especially with the Spirit Collection, feedback is so interesting as the collection speaks to the inner world of the individual and I am fascinated to hear what they are willing to share.

I love to push the envelope further and further. The possibilities that 3D printing can provide me with are endless. Today’s technology meets the ancient Greeks as the digital engages with the analogue. AIC: The ‘Fragments’ series, what inspired this aggressive figure treatment and activism? When I was teaching sculpture at the University of Saigon in Vietnam I was shocked to find that the Vietnam War was still taking casualties, 30 years after I thought that it was over. The Fragments were inspired out of this, and began a period in which I created Activist art. Art that was destined to make a difference and I sold it to fund landmine clearance. The ‘Fragments’ as a collection of art was able to raise awareness as well as fund clearance in association with a number of clearance charities. During this time, I met a lot of wonderful people doing very dangerous jobs. I was so impressed by these people that I dedicated this collection to this cause and it has been enormously rewarding. AIC: Is it empathy for the narrative that the figure represents, that resonates with people? It is all about us and if I am really successful then I will disappear and the work will only speak to the viewer. It will only be about you, so yes I guess it is empathy as well as the idea of the value that exists within each of us. I try to communicate the idea of inner beauty and self-worth. AIC: Obviously you have spent many hours with each of the figures, how personal is the naming of the sculpture? In the Fragments Collection each sculpture was named after a type of landmine and the meanings were very personal. With the Spirit Collection the names are all taken from ancient history, they consist of the names of Angels, Gods and Goddesses from various religions and cultures, as a reflection of the evolution of our societies from religious mythologies to the true heart of what is mystical and spiritual within us.

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AIC: What is next for Blake Ward? The mix of new and old technologies and how 3D design and printing will allow the interior of the Spirits Collection to change aesthetically and symbolically. AIC: Starting April 7th you have a major exhibition sponsored by BMO. It must feel gratifying to get this kind of acknowledgment and support? Hilton/Asmus Gallery in Chicago arranged the sponsorship of this show and I am very proud to have the recognition and support of such a well-known organization in the art world. The support of the Bank of Montreal for Canadian artists is amazing and I am flattered to be included among the very talented Canadian artists that have been recognized by BMO over the years. “Babylonian Angel Harut” AIC: Thank you Blake for taking the time for this conversation. Blake Ward’s sculpture may be found in art galleries listed on his website. www.blakesculpture.com/galleries/get-in-touch/


Eclectic Mix of Sculptors

The night I arrive to talk about how this group of sculptors use their studio space, everyone is working in a workshop environment, carving and gluing Styrofoam – creating maquette style motifs. The caustic and acrid vapours of hot glue and styrofoam being cut by a hot wire, buzz my nose like smelling salts.

attended numerous craft and group shows and we had a pretty good following. We would have a guest artist with each of the shows and as well as put on workshops and rent the space out occasionally. We always managed our space like a business, but we became consumed with selling.

I meet Ken Wilkinson, one of the founding members of 330 Design Group, and start to chat over the ambient sounds of artists working. He says, “being in the basement of an older building, every noise and smell we make eventually makes its way upstairs to our ultra sensitive landlord, so we have to be careful.” Ken is adjusting a makeshift exhaust fan attached to a dryer vent hose – then positions it above the hot wire to remove the fumes. In the middle of the room another member, Daryl Richardson plays with a voltage regulator to get another hot wire to comply with 110V – it turns into a bit of a snappy light show and evokes a few concerned, but friendly comments.

Our goal is to develop a quality group exhibition. It is not that our work isn’t good, just not unified enough for a major exhibition, so now we have taken a right turn in our thinking”, says Ken. Les Potter, sculptor, mentor and with many years experience as the head curator for the Saskatchewan Craft Council, has agreed to work with them and curate the group’s next show. “You really can’t book a major public exhibition and then do the sculpture. You need to develop the concept then do the work – the exhibition opportunities evolve from there.

It’s a tight group and for years this assorted mix of sculptors would meet at restaurants and members’ houses to discuss ideas, critique each others sculptures and discuss ways to generate a following by having group shows. “Before we had this space there was no place to spread out or leave a paper tacked up on the wall. We all work alone in our studios, so somewhat isolated, but really what was missing was an environment to push our creativity. In the beginning we had two shows a year in our space, plus each of us

In hindsight, our group became too show and sales orientated, so the role of the group and this space has changed again. That being said – we will still have our occasional show, but we are on a new direction of discovery to do more serious work for ourselves and as a group. Overall this will help every one of us in our individual practice and if it wasn’t for this space it would be hard to do”, says Ken.

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Annachiara Simonetti Annachiara Simonetti is a self-taught spiritual painter for oil on canvas. Born in Italy, she lived for many years in Florence which inspired her sense of art. Her strong connection to the energy and spirtual inner worlds and to nature, are her main muses. To contact her, please visit: www.artannachiara.com

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Jane Richardson

J. Richardson captures the colour and texture of the world around her through acylic painting and fibre art. Richardson’s paintings are sold only as original works, with reproduction as textiles. www.leighdon.ca

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Carole Chicoine Painter, Quebec City, Quebec

As a Canadian artist for 30 years, I use different elements to play on the surface of wood panels or canvas. Climate changes and its effects inspire me for most of my work. I also make portraits of life surrounding me by creating a new order that gives me hope for the future. I have presented my work to the public eye by some exhibitions along all those years in a continuum that is essential for my artistic path. www.artistsincanada.com/chicoine

“Gabrielle” mixed media on canvas 48” x 24 “ (121cm x 60 cm)

“Angelus of the North - L’Angelus du Nord” mixed media on wood 72” x 48“ (182 cm x 121 cm)

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“Autoportrait - Self Portrait” mixed medium on canvas 48” x 24” (121 cm x 60 cm)


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Susan Gosevitz SCA

Susan Gosevitz, SCA is an award winning artist and a painter of nature. An elected member of The Society of Canadian Artists, Susan has exhibited widely including the McMichael Gallery in Kleinberg. Susan’s paintings are serene and

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“Emotion and Relationships” “My paintings express emotions and relationships by exploring the fragility and humour of our egos.” www.cheryllangford.com e clangford149@gmail.com p 1.613.534.8277

Claire Bull

Acrylics, Mixed media and Digital artist, abstracts, colourful florals and figurative work. Digital photography and expressionism with positive colours and emotion. www.clairebullgallery.com e claire@clairebullfineart.com

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Saskatoon artist Kathy Bradshaw works with a range of subject matters in oil and encaustic. Capturing emotions from a place, time of day, person or some fragment of nature is central to Kathy's work as is the constant search for light and the idea of taking the viewer to a different, higher place. Colour, texture and mark-making play a powerful role in conveying her subject’s energy, character and mood while her layering process implies a history and evokes a sense of mystery.

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“Grandmother & Granddaughter”, oil on canvas, 20”x 28”

Nathalie Bertin

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Karina Ishkhanova

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Linda McEachern

Representational oil paintings: Portraits, pets, wildlife, landscapes. www.artistsincanada. com/mceachern e lindamfineart@ outlook.com p 1.780.467.0855

Marjorie Young

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Sue Miller

Realist oil painting Commissions accepted www.SMillerArt.com e suepmiller@rogers.com p 1.905.665.3692

Virginia Dupuis SCA

Seeing beauty in the ordinary www.virginiadupuis.com e vrdupuis@sympatico.ca p 1.613.830.9042

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Julia Hacker SCA Toronto fine art and mixed media artwork for sale and lease. www.artjuliahacker.com 1.647.999.5130

Poppa Wilson

Paintings and dimensional outsider and folk art. www.grevpodegallery.com e poppa@grevpodegallery.com p 1.905.562.7055

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Dennis Moffat

Dennis Moffat’s professional career began in 1979 and since then he has produced over one thousand editions. www.magpieeditions.com p 250.423.7205

Wiz Wensel

Colorful abstracts, Mixed Media www.wizwensel.com e wiz.wensel@gmail.com p 1.780.700.3644

Donna Jean Mayne Creating limited edition bronze castings and commissioned figurative sculpture for private, corporate and public art projects.

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Regina Seib

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