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Danielle Cole's Mad Libb

Danielle Cole's Mad Libb

Danielle Cole is a collage artist. Her current subject matter: birds flying on fish, birds sitting on fine chairs and birds amongst fine art. To celebrate her collage of images I asked Danielle to fill out this mad lib (a collage with words if you would) about her show. Clipped Wings is on exhibit now at Graven Feather until October 3rd. Here is what Danielle had to say: Colour: Avocado GreenCity: NarniaAdjective: EnigmaticSpecies: FlamingosType of chair: Eames Magazine: High FructoseSpecies: CockatooEmotion: DelightfullAdjective: TinySpecies: Fife CanaryObject: ScissorsBird sound: Twitter   Glen is a Stranger in a Strange Land   It was...

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Surface II

Surface II

Last year we teamed up with four other Toronto based art galleries to bring together Surface. Now all of the same galleries- Creative Blueprint, #Hashtag Gallery, Project Gallery, and Black Cat Artspace - are meeting up again to bring you Surface II.  The event will take place at Artscape Sandbox on SaturdaySeptember 24th with the event being split between day time activities and an after party. The day time activities will run between 12:00pm-5:00pm and include a discussion panel and artist talks. The party will be running between 7:00pm-2:00am, here you can expect food, drinks, djs and to bump in to...

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Bri Hoy on Embroidery

Bri Hoy on Embroidery

Bri Hoy has been working with Graven Feather in an internship for the Creative Industries program at Ryerson University. She is leading the 2016 Youth Residency Program this summer where she will be teaching various activities that explore what it means to create work in an artistic field. One of the activities which will be included in this residency, is a demonstration of embroidery stitches. Bri has been creating embroidery based art works for two and a half years with skills handed down to her from her grandmother. In a video interview conducted with Alexis Venerus she speaks about her experience with...

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Augustine Tse: Chinese Ink Painting

Augustine Tse: Chinese Ink Painting

Augustine is a recent graduate from Hong Kong Baptiste University in Hong Kong. Here he studied fine arts while taking his summers to travel Europe, and China. Now he has arrived in Toronto, Canada looking to dip his toes in the bustling art scene of this city, which he describes as very different from Hong Kong. Augustine has been working on several bodies of work while here, with a piece being exhibited at Articulations now and a series, which we will have on exhibit at our fourth annual In the Round show this November. Augustine has created political pieces including...

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Rebecca Cowan INTO THE WOODS

Rebecca Cowan INTO THE WOODS

Rebecca Cowan is an artist who is living and working out of Kingston, Ontario. There she is surrounded by certain stillness and calm that often only exists outside of cities. Looking at images of Rebecca’s work on the Studio 22 website I can see how her surroundings have translated into inspiration and talking to Rebecca I could hear a gentle thoughtfulness in her voice which is also apparent in her work. Rebecca’s series INTO THE WOODS will be on exhibit at Graven Feather August 3rd to 28th. The Reception will be held on Thursday August 4th where you will be...

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