Nothing but clear skies for our new exhibition titled
on view until June 19th at Headbones Gallery.
From Regina, Donna Kriekle wisps eloquently
with twenty-six sky paintings on canvas. Featured in The Picture
Gallery, which is a long space, Kriekle’s sky paintings set the
mood for springtime. With the optimism of the subject matter
elevating the gamut of the skyway, lyrics come to mind that
raise the spirits like the budding breath of a brand new day –
“nothing but clear skies…”
Candy coated bunnies are falling from the sky in the Drawers
Gallery with oil paintings by Winnipeg native Robert Farmer.
Farmer’s tongue in cheek ‘splatstick’ resonates with the
nostalgia of a less complicated era fallen prey to the havocs of
chaos. His detailed renderings and technical virtuosity bring a
world with a foot in childhood into the more complicated realms
of gaming and advertising media.
With plenty of breathing room, nineteen individual miniature
paintings by Toronto artist Daniel Hanequand are hung salon
style in a three-foot-square space in The Paper Gallery. Their
mini-counterparts form couplets, trios and rows of
under-hand-sized, sci-fi, surreal and - sometimes - haunting