Chat with Glass Artist Jerre Davidson on ‘Shape of Dance
Leading-edge technology meets artistic process. Jerre Davidson, Glass Artist, walks us through how she interprets dance movements into 3D sculpture by integrating the principles and practices of S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math). We’ll discuss her process of creating these exquisite motion-capture dance movements into sculptural shapes ‘frozen in glass’, from recording dance in motion capture studio, converting to 3D form using a 3D printer to casting the glass in the lost wax casting technique, cold-worked, some of the challenges and what to expect next!
Press Release – Rodrigues Contemporary’s Inaugural Online Exhibition featuring award-winning artist, Steven Volpe.
Chat with Artist Bob “Omar” Tunnoch
A chat with award-winning visual artist, Bob “Omar” Tunnoch. He is a musician and a two-time Juno award-winning songwriter, founding member of Canadian blues group Fathead. He’s been on stage with some of the music world’s greatest legends including Etta James, Paul Butterfield, John Lee Hooker and Big Mama Thornton, to name a few. Omar talks about life during pandemic, his short school career, new work and, of course, his lovely family.
Authenticity Deficit in a Digital Culture
A look at how contemporary art ties into an authenticity deficit.
Scandals and Redemption
A book of Canadian love story withdrawn from publication, but has been revived through the artwork of Craig Bell.
The Art of the Flight
Collecting art is easier than you think. Most galleries allow you to pay instalments. Great way to own a piece you love!
Richard Pilon, Greatest Coloured Pencil Artist
Goodbye, my friend On a recent trip to the County of Wellington Museum and Archives, I learned of the passing of a phenomenal coloured pencil artist, Richard Pilon. Richard and I had gotten to know each other over the past few years when he first...
Honouring the now 82-year-young Lila Lewis Irving
On this, her 82nd birthday, I thought it fitting to share with a you a documentary by Joss Monzon. Happy Birthday, Ms. Lila, you are one in a million. Here's to many, many more. Appassionata from Joss Monzon on Vimeo.
Why Hire an Art Consultant?
Why hire an art consultant? Maybe you’re a novice collector and a little intimidated by walking into an art gallery. I’ve seen it many times. I, myself, have walked in where the gallerist is a little aloof and unfriendly. Perhaps you just don’t have the time to...
Rejection…Or At Least That’s How it Feels
Art is subjective. As an artist, you must have thick skin.