Art on the Wing

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“I want to create discomfort in a viewer, to make them look a little harder,” said Christina Billingham, describing her preferred style of art, as well as the theme she had chosen for this month’s Art on Demand 3.2. Fragmented Self features the talents of Andrew Booth, Paige Caldwell, and Amanda Vergara. Featureless and smothered […]

Art on the Wing: Student curator Chantelle Fawcett hosts February’s Art on Demand

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From first glance, this month’s Art on Demand at The Reach Gallery and Museum is stunning. Its colours are sharp, and its shapes are crisp, contrasted by a clean, modern look. Artist Desirée Patterson’s concern is between the human condition and nature. “As humans evolve and cities grow, [she explores] how that’s impacting the environment. […]

An examination of human communication

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Dis://connections, according to coordinator Kate Bradford, reflects on how technology impacts our lives, in how we communicate with one another, and how that can affect humanity as a whole. The show features six Emerge artists: Darby Arens, Carly Butler Verheyen, Mallory Donen, Julie Epp, Kendra Schellenberg, and Rachel Selinger. Opening night on Thursday, November 24 […]

Artist Claire Sarfeld exhibits at the Reach

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Born and raised in small town southern Ontario, visual artist Claire Sarfeld moved to the West Coast after graduating with a Fine Arts degree from OCAB University in Toronto. Her training focused on drawing and painting, with a minor in creative writing. Sarfeld’s work is influenced by Abstract Expressionism, with juxtaposition between order and chaos, […]