visual artist


Saturday, January 25th, 2014

Sisley Leung at Come Up To My Room

The Gladstone Hotel’s annual alternative design event Come Up To My Room (CUTMR) boasts 25 installations, 40 artists, 4000 people all in under 4 days. Keeping with this trend, how could anyone write about the exhibition in just 400 words? The only solution: select one artist/collective whose provocative invitation into their room (or in this

Sunday, December 15th, 2013

Tamara Henderson: “Corpse Reviver”

There is often a brief moment, between being asleep and awake, where last night’s dream hovers in the mind – near but just out of reach. Have you ever rolled over and tried to explain it to...

Sunday, November 3rd, 2013

Le Mois de la Photo, Tomoko Sawada & Elina Brotherus

Le Mois de la Photo graced Montreal for its 13th edition with the theme “the automated image.”  The exhibition took place from September 5 to October 5 throughout the core of Montreal in numerous galleries, on all scales, from...

Friday, August 23rd, 2013

Art review: En Masse, Arts Urbains @ Jeux at the Université de Sherbrooke

Take one contemporary art gallery, add hundreds of litres of black and white paint, mix in 14 slightly screwy imgainations, and frappé for 10 hours a day over  the course of 2 weeks. The end product: Arts...

Friday, June 21st, 2013

Brave New Beer World, I mean, Art World

On the first Thursday of every month the River North Gallery District of Chicago becomes a Bacchanalia of beautiful people, delicious free food, unlimited alcohol, live original music, and spontaneous but engaging conversation. There’s some art somewhere...

Tuesday, May 14th, 2013

Art for anyone – A coffee break with Lucy Baird

Lucy Baird is the co-founder of The Prospective Series, a traveling series in Chicago dedicated to connecting the unconventional art buyer with emerging artists of many mediums. After joining powers with an equally BFA-educated Caitlyn Hofer, they...

Monday, May 13th, 2013

Chicago’s Free Write Jail Arts Builds Bridge for Disparate Youth

Free Write Jail Arts & Literacy Program is an initiative to engage youth in the Cook County Juvenile Detention Center, the oldest juvenile facility in the United States, in defining their own narratives and processing their experiences...

Friday, May 3rd, 2013

Redefining perception at Montreal’s sensory attraction

Imagine the world is yours to explore simply by reclining in one of many comfortable cushions with a pint of beer of your choosing. La Société des Arts Technologiques brings a unique and tingly experience to Montreal with...

Wednesday, April 24th, 2013

Annie Zielinski’s personal extension

Give credit where credit is due; this long-standing phrase quickly comes to mind when describing artist Annie Zielinski of Montreal, Quebec.  In between teaching photography to young aspiring talent and jet setting the world for documentary stills,...

Saturday, April 20th, 2013

Artist in Motion: Whitney Hunter Unearthing Humanity

The New York-based Chicago-grown performance artist, Whitney Hunter, fell headfirst into the world of performance art by way of dance. His natural progression as a movement-based artist led him to burrow holes into the structured confines of dance,...

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