The Artport Gallery at the Harbourfront Center is exhibiting the annual Kingston Prize portraiture exhibition up until April 22nd. Displayed are the works of the 30 finalists that took part of the competition. " The vision of the Kingston Prize is to encourage and reward the creation of contemporary portraits by Canadian artists , to provide … Continue reading The Kingston Prize – Le Prix Kingston Portraits 2017
Happy Sun'day to each and everyone of you, Hope you all had a wonderful weekend! Mine was quite interesting as I literally immersed myself into art all day yesterday at the Distillery District for the Toronto Light Festival 2018. It was quite the experience as I was in my element and nothing could've stopped me … Continue reading The Toronto Light Festival 2018 – Distillery District
A few years back, I lost my father and with it lost my hunger to create art. It was a very difficult period for me and I knew that I could only find solace in painting. The challenge was how to unblock that one year gap of not creating any art work. One day I … Continue reading My Angels ; my work – my passion
For those who do not know, I am a volunteer at the Harbourfront Center and I love every minute of my work there. From festivals to concerts, I participate happily in attending to the kids and parents alike coming to enjoy their time at the center. A couple of weeks ago, my shift consisted in … Continue reading “Voices: Artists on art” at the Harbourfront Center
Painting: by Kehinde Wiley, born in Los Angeles in 1977 'Simeon the God Receiver' 2015 Oil on canvas. Sculpture: by Valerie Blass, born in Montreal in 1967 'She was a big success' 2009 Polystyrene wood, synthetic hair vinyl paint. Any thoughts behind the display of these two art works facing one another?