Susan Gosevitz, SCA is a painter of nature. She began her professional art career after ...more
Title: Fallen branches
Size: 24" x 48"
Media: Acrylic on Board
Arnold Burrell painted for 5 decades and though he has passed away, Artists in Canada ...more
Title: Untitled B26 - 1987
Media: Oil on panel
Rick Gallant's passion for art comes from an innate desire to capture the boundless beauty ...more
Title: Mt. Jimmy Simpson
Media: Oil on canvas
Lawrie Dignan uses a stylized and a methodical way of image development to build up ...more
Title: Moss Covered Blue Forest
Size: 15” x 11”
Media: Pen and ink on paper 1997
This artist has a life long passion for painting and nature, using the Canadian landscape ...more
Title: Morning Row
Size: 24" x 24"
Media: Oil on Canvas
Janna Kumi's artwork is often a contemplation on the unseen or overlooked landscapes of the ...more
Title: Under My Skin
Media: Acrylic and ink on raw canvas
Terrill Welch’s oil paintings frequently showcase the southwest coast of British Columbia and landscape paintings ...more
Title: Catching Waves at Georgina Point Mayne Island BC
Size: 30" x 40"
Media: Oil on canvas
Nik Semenoff is a world class preeminent printmaker, but his vast knowledge of the processes ...more
Title: 3 Medals L
Media: Original Lithograph
Jane is a landscape painter who is influenced by international settings from South Africa, Europe ...more
Title: Hot - no precipitation
Lisa is admired for her incredible range of work in different mediums and raw natural ...more
Title: New York Bash
Media: Mixed media
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European art had, until the 19th century, been a commodity purchased by churches and governments, to decorate their halls and propagate their myths and messages. During those times, artists of promise were trained up in guilds and, later, in schools... more...
In this age when the definition of art embraces out-of-focus video loops created for a institutional audiences, Phyllis Serota finds satisfaction in an old strategy. She paints narrative pictures for an audience which knows her personally. more...
Jim Swain’s painting titled “Alcohol can take me there” was stridently coloured and had a dipsomaniac tilt to it. I noticed it about ten years ago at a fund-raising auction at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria... more...
Sarah Amos is, in the usual sense of the term, self-taught. She has no “formal” training as a painter, but that’s not to say she hasn’t learned a great deal by long experience with both fine paintings and excellent painters. more...
Ron Parker’s large paintings are suffused with a radiant calm. The broad landscapes of our west coast which he paints are stripped to the essentials The remaining elements are presented with a bold simple stylization... more...
Wendy Skog was painting pictures of children when I first met her in 1984. One day soon after, a revelation came to her in the library. “This book literally fell off the shelf at my feet,” she recalled. “I’m the kind of person who investigates unusual... more...
Reversals of images have been part of lithography from the early days working on stone. There are a number of techniques practiced by experienced printmakers on traditional gum plates, but these are not available for waterless litho. more...
For most art lithographic printers, the use of a plate was a one-shot deal. Regraining the surface for traditional lithography so it would hold a film of water was not practical for them. The cost of plates became a major factor in the price... more...
A printer may have problems printing an edition done with grease and gum etch as the image starts to darken. At other times the artist may like the look of grease tusche washes or grease crayons. It is possible to convert such surfaces to easier printing more...
The use of photographic techniques has become common amongst printmaking today. The simplest approach is the use of positive plates exposed to positives created photographically or drawn with opaque material. Collaborative printers prefer this method... more...
Hiroshi Sugimoto is an artist of considerable talent. In Japan he has made a career as a painter of murals and ceilings in temples, creating works of powerful effect on a monumental scale. With the assistance of the Japanese government... more...
One of the interesting techniques possible with toner chalks is drawing on newsprint and transferring the image unto several plates. After each transfer, there is enough of a ghost image left on the paper so you can place the next color in registration... more...
One of the exciting techniques allowed with toner is transferring unto plates an image drawn on Mylar. On a sheet of Mylar registered to a key image, you can apply toner washes with solvent or water. Of course any transfer system will mirror the image... more...
There has been a tendency among western collectors to resist the evolution of Sepik art this century, to label works by living artists as less valuable than those placed in museums at the turn of the cntury. On the contary... more...
I early discovered in my work with toner that it can be made into charcoal like sticks for drawing on grained plates or paper. At first I bonded the particles with a weak solution of adhesive, but later built a complex hydraulic press and special forms... more...
Laser printers and copiers use pigments imbedded in various plastic materials according to the need of the machine and patent rights. Most are 90% plastic with carbon pigment as the coloring agent. We are interested mainly in the black toner... more...
Combining two of my developments, lithography is now easier to use than traditional methods. The most direct approach is to apply the toner to the plate using water or solvent washes. One of the greatest advantages is the possibility of... more...
In traditional grease/water lithography, the use of water has been a problem to the commercial printing industry. Known as the fountain solution, it contained other chemicals to ensure the best balance of grease and water to produce best quality work... more...
The Art Gallery of Greater Victoria (1040 Moss Street), in conjunction with the Community-University Research Alliance of the University of Victoria and the Asia Arts Society, is hosting a summer-long World Tea Party. more...
When rolling up a plate in traditional lithography, it is done on the press bed. The roller covers the plate, going over the edges and unto the press bed. This leaves ink all around the plate, which has to be cleaned up at the end of the session. more...
The British Museum has the finest collection of Egyptian antiquities outside Egypt. Back in London they are in the midst of a building renovation and, rather than put their entire Egyptian collection in storage, they decided to send 144 of the finest... more...
After trying a number of water based inks for lithography, I am convinced at this time that oil based ink produce a much better print. The big problem is the use of solvents normally required by printmakers. Hydrocarbons can be toxic if... more...
Let’s start with a picture called Country Road, which shows a wayside cross. Not an antique cross outside a quaint Britanny village, but one of those humble ones which now dot our highways. Jessie Homer French painted this, with a straightforwardness... more...
Since printers chops are expensive, most printers don't have one. On a recent collaboration in Hong Kong I had not taken mine as weight was a concern. After finishing an edition, I sorely wanted to affix my chop in the corner as usual... more...
T-bar and needle are some of the more used methods of registration in hand lithography. Amongst all the systems I have tried, the punched hole and registration pin is by far the most accurate. In North America the standard pins are ¼ inch and the punches more...
Digital art can cause much discussion amongst dedicated printmakers who are absorbed in any of the four major print media. I have my own opinions, but it matters more about the image than the process. I am concerned with archival quality of today's inks. more...
For years screen printers had to put up with the solvents in ink made for commercial sign painters. Because editions released a large amount of the toxic material, studios were a dangerous place to work. Add to this the cleanup solvents... more...
In today's mass produced society, handmade objects have become a much appreciated commodity for some people. To separate oneself from the "maddening crowd", collectors seek out rare objects that are prized for their creativity. more...
An exhibition of about 120 pieces by Wayne Ngan, of Hornby Island, is presented at the gallery in shiny new plexi cases under fine halogen lights. The ceramics are breathtaking, and so are the prices... more...
Since its' invention in 1798 by Alois Senefelder, lithography has replaced most of the commercial printing methods practiced all over the world. Relying on unseen chemical reactions, the printing surface is made to selectively reject... more...
It had been an hour since I arrived, and Alex interrupted to confirm some events on Bateman’s calendar. Thirty visitors were due to arrive from a tiny ocean liner which would soon drop anchor in Fulford Harbour... more...
Nitric acid is a dangerous chemical, but has been the main mordant used by etchers for centuries. There are many mordants with acids being the main ingredient. Recently, ferric chloride has become more common for copper as this chemical is used in... more...
There was no mistaking him. With sandy hair and piercing blue eyes, he looked much younger than his 74 years. On an overcast Saltspring Island morning, he met me outside his studio door with hand extended: “Bob Bateman,” he said by way of introduction... more...
Electric current has been used for both depositing and removing metal. Plating is a common industrial procedure used on household and many other articles we use daily. By reversing the polarity of the metal on the power output, it can be etched... more...
Unlike painting and drawing, printmaking can be considered a long dragged out method of producing artists images. It usually requires expensive equipment and materials, as well as technical knowledge and meticulous adherence to processes... more...
Originally Posted Oct 2002
Selling fine art is John Webster’s business but it doesn’t take long to discover that there’s more on John’s mind than money when it comes to art. more...
Bolt is an accomplished glass blower and he sand-casts glass as well. Simplistically, his creations could be called “glass castings with paperweights floating inside them.” He creates many-layered objects at the end of his blowpipe and then adds them as.. more...
Until his recent death in an airplane mishap, Toni Onley was perhaps the most public artist in this province. Everyone here recognizes his name and most people know at least part of his story. His career was long and his output prolific. more...
Originally posted 2002-12-20
Ontario-based ceramist Keith Campbell has staked his career on a thorough exploration of the possibilities of porcelain. more...
“I see the painting and the subject matter as a sort of dance,” Gordaneer continues. “I work back and forth.” Every painterly element is at work in his paintings - rich colour, matt and gloss finish, spatial illusions, energetic surface treatments and... more...
There is a gentleman who is 91 years of age living quietly outside Duncan. He paints picturesque landscapes of places one can easily drive to, around the southern shores of Vancouve Island. Would it surprise you to learn that he is one of Canada’s... more...
The most contrived and meaningless part of an artist’s career is the artist’s statement. It is antithetical to creativity and is often used like the Emperor’s clothing, duping the public with esoteric words and lofty ideas which rarely... more...
Grant Leier and Nixie Barton are married, and each is a popular and successful artist. They have turned their acreage near Yellow Point into a wonderland of gardening and and creative play... more...
Here's the scenario. You take an established gallery in Saskatoon, the Darrell Bell Gallery, and they invite the Susan Whitney Gallery from Regina to exhibit in their space for 2 weeks. Yes, and sell their work - a complete gallery takeover... more...
My neighbour works at a care home, a long term care residence for seniors and others. He asked if I would consider meeting with some of the residents to do some painting. more...
In this final part, I will try to provide information for anyone interested in participating in the 2005, Florence Biennale. As a reminder, participation is by invitation... more...
So, what is it like to exhibit in an international art show? As with all very large productions, there are pros and there are cons. more...
The Florence Biennale is just one amongst this proliferation of biennales for art, poetry, stamps, engraving, architecture, film, music, etc. The word biennale is becoming common with happenings occurring in places like Beijing, Bunsan, Chengdu, Dakar... more...
The childhood game of laying on the ground and looking for the shapes of familiar things (animals, people, etc.) in cloud formations comes in adult sizes. We are, after all, the species best able to hear the signal amidst the noise, to discern pattern... more...
I was invited to Legends Comics (636 Johnson Street, 388-3696) to see the current show of original ink drawings by UVic visual arts student Amy Cheng. Cheng’s work is amusing, though slight. Yet Legends Comics itself is anything but slight... more...
The principle reason I started collecting Chinese 20th century watercolour paintings was that it seemed to me that a great flowering was taking place in this media in China, in contrast to the ever more outrageous and ugly flowerings of so-called art in.. more...
As one of Canada’s most popular artists, Blackwood has found his Newfoundland heritage to be an inexhaustible mine of inspiration. Born in 1941 , he grew up in Wesleyville on the north east shore of The Rock. He is heir to generations of seafaring lore... more...
Canadian Printmaker Goes to China
In late 2003, six printmakers met in Hong Kong to exchange ideas and methods of working. The collaboration was to be in three stages with the first being communication amongst the artists... more...
Ken Campbell is known as a top illustator and graphic designer here in Victoria. His book covers for Kids Can Press, Orca Books and Stoddard Publishers are memorable. At the moment he’s making a change in his life. more...
Silver is the title, and it relates to the “silver screen”, the field upon which a new modern reality is played out. Or is it a fantasy? However we interpret the parallel world of film, it is created by artificial means... more...
If you are thinking of having a print made of your original work hope this article helps clear up the differences in these two processes. These two methods are not to be confused with other traditional methods... more...
Recently, I was contacted by Tom Evert, the son of Silvia Evert, a fine watercolourist from Toronto. He like many others over the past year, have asked how to go about making a fine art print from their work.
Part 2 on Jan 12 more...
Originally posted 2002-09-23 I met him while I was a student at Queen¹s University in Kingston, Ontario. Bieler (1896-1989) was the founder of the Art Centre there and was the grand old man of Kingston¹s art world. more...
Originally posted August 2002 After 10 years in Vancouver, George Littlechild found the only time he could paint was at night, when he could reclaim some psychic space for himself... more...