Flipside of the Rain

Jacqueline Brulé, Arts 2017 – 2018 Collage, photography, and metal chain Artist Statement My work consists of mixed media collages and photography. I intend for the viewer to question the meaning of my work. I use juxtaposition to place images taken from magazines and personal sources and contrast them beside elements that do not belong …

Where Ever You Go

Nadine Simec, Arts 2018 Embroidered doilies and wood Artist Statement My artist practice interprets the internal struggle of transitioning from childhood to adulthood. Through themes of nature and home, my work focuses on the intrinsic need to feel connected. Growing up in rural Canada, I know that I can also find peace in the outdoors …

Lay With Me

Christie Kwan, Arts 2018 Silkscreen print on fabric Artist Statement My art practice involves screen printing and installation. As a process based artist, I enjoy the long and tedious process that goes behind printmaking. I am drawn to the amount of preparation needed for printmaking and the steps taken to create a print. My work …

How to Feed a Family

Ioana Dragomir, Arts 2018 Cast porcelain, digital prints, ink on paper Artist Statement I’ve been having emotional affairs with some of the objects in my life. It’s not that I love them –it’s more that we’ve got history. These things are porous and they suck in the events that happen around them. Like a well-used …

Storytellers

Sarah Moreau, Arts 2017 – 2018 Analog prints and acrylic yarn Artist Statement My artwork explores notions of beauty, sex, gender, and memory from a feminist perspective. Having touched upon topics such as female masturbation, menstruation, and the nude, my work raises awareness to feminist issues in the hopes of normalizing the female experience. I …

Preserve

Veronica Liang, Arts 2018 Mason jars, cast objects, preserved food Artist Statement I create work that is humourous yet has a deeper meaning. Inspired by conceptual art and pop art, my work involves juxtaposition: I contrast sinister objects with pastel colour or realistic paintings with crackle textures. Creating artworks with tension is a key factor …

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Muriel Farmer, Arts 2018 Cotton, Modge Podge, canvas Artist Statement The countryside is where I feel the most comfortable. During my tranquil walks, I explore the Canadian untamed forests, infinite meadows, and free flowing streams. I am inspired by the intricate lines and patterned textures found in rotting wood, sprouting fungi, and various stages of …

Eye Series

Alisha Rombouts, Arts 2018 Coloured pencil on paper Artist Statement  As a hyperrealism artist my work is very complex and detail oriented. My work focuses on different emotions and how they are conveyed through someone’s eyes. I have always found myself intrigued by eyes and find them to be powerful, interesting and challenging subject matter. …

Ouroboros (A Beginning)

  MVI_9494 Emily Traichel, Arts 2018 Interactive sculpture, bark, mixed media, custom electronics; Gently hover hand over object to activate Artist Statement My artwork probes untold stories of the land, stories swirling in the liminal spaces of time and place. My practice is informed by contemporary land politics, indigenous issues, folklore, magic and a profound …

Compression

  Cindy Chau, Arts 2018 Back-lit print in lightbox Artist Statement  My artwork explores portraiture and the body through staged photoshoots and nude portraiture. My work explores the notions of transferring sensations through images imitating the human gaze, capturing the essence of film and using the physical form to convey emotional states. Throughout my work, …