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New Collection by Michelle Reid

New Collection by Michelle Reid

"There's nothing like getting lost in the woods to find your center. With the additional stressors that we deal with these days I find it essential to meditate through walking in nature and harnessing the hope I find through my painting practice.  Always searching for the light." Michelle Reid is a Resident Studio Artist at Kingston's Centre for Creativity and Learning. Her oil paintings are a contemporary approach to post-impressionism that will spark emotional memories of catching the perfect light in familiar places. She deconstructs a scene into bold and confident brushstrokes grounded in the drama between light, shadow and saturated colours that shine...

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East Coast Heart by Jenn Thornhill Verma

East Coast Heart by Jenn Thornhill Verma

A heart poured onto the canvas—that’s the premise of Jenn Thornhill Verma’s latest collection. Reinvigorated by a long-awaited return home after pandemic lockdowns, Jenn’s contagiously happy palette and carefree coastal landscapes read like a breath of fresh air. Jenn often says she has an “Ottawa address and east coast heart.” If you too know the longing of home, or are simply moved by east coast scenery, then this collection is for you.  All but one of the works feature water reflections—a nod to how the artist felt after spending time in Newfoundland this summer and then Labrador this fall (“I...

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Small/Medium/Large

Small/Medium/Large

Our annual holiday group show is chock full of variety, featuring work in varying sizes, styles an price points from many of your favourite gallery staples. Each wall in our gallery features a specific size with a focus on finding art for every space and occasion. Perfect for the holiday season! 

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Fairy Lake by Amanda Christina

Fairy Lake by Amanda Christina

Inspired by the magic of sitting lakeside watching the fireflies, Amanda Christina's Fairy Lake Series aims to instill a feeling of childlike whimsy in the viewer. In this new collection, Amanda sets aside her usual cool, moody palette for the bright and bold hues of summer sunsets, with the overall goal of portraying happiness through her art.  Fairy Lake is comprised of six new works, now on display and available online. 

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EMOTION: A collection on the artistic process

EMOTION: A collection on the artistic process

Giuseppe Martino’s newest collection explores the distinct stages of creating, each work representing an emotional phase of the artistic process.  It begins with inspiration gathered through his surroundings (Aurora), followed by the spark of an initial idea or that moment of magic (In that Moment).  What comes next is the excitement of seeing a piece progress (Gaining Momentum), and then the occasional challenges and setbacks all artists experience (Losing Ground).  Finally, we see the stages of overcoming those challenges (Breakthrough) and the satisfaction after all is said and done (When the Dust Settles). Each work represents an emotional stage that...

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