Monthly Archives: May 2009

Companions of the Quaich – Whisky Tasting

By | May 27th, 2009|Whisky Tasting Notes|

1) Bakers Kentuky Straight Bourbon Whiskey 107 Proof Age 7yo 2) Benromach Organic Speyside Single Malt, 43% organic barley, first rum american oak casks, no pesticies or preservatives very dry, woody, floral nose

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Fired Up! Contemporary Works In Clay

By | May 24th, 2009|Art News|

Fired Up! 25th Anniversary Exhibition and Sale May 29th to 31st, 2009 Metchosin Community Hall 4401 Williams Head Road, Metchosin, Vancouver Island BC Canada Visit their website for more information

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Dorothy Circus Gallery “Lowbrow” and “Pop Surrealism”

By | May 23rd, 2009|Art of Consumption|

I knew my people were out there, or at least where I'd like to get to. Check out this article. Dorothy Circus Gallery is a new space in Rome dedicated to "Lowbrow" and "Pop Surrealism", two of the most controversial, vital and exciting movements of contemporary art. The gallery conceived by Alexandra Mazzanti and Jonathan [...]

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The Squirrel Piper – in progress

By | May 19th, 2009|Work in Progress: The Lab|

I started this one tonight (4) while watching my fav to win on American Idol - Adam Lambert. That's really neither here nor there in relation to the painting. Back to the painting - I've almost blanked it all in. I thought I'd be tearing into this one with oil paints, but I'm going to [...]

Bunzilla – complete

By | May 19th, 2009|Paintings, Squirrel Series|

Title: Bunzilla Medium: Acrylic, Oil on Canvas Size: 18 X 24 Date: 2009 Artist: Carollyne Yardley

Launch of www.Bookband.ca

By | May 15th, 2009|Art of Consumption|

Great night at the launch of http://www.bookband.ca / in association with Books for Africa http://www.eslenglish.ca - ESL books on USB flash drive - cool wristband! Many thanks to Fiona and Eric and Ballantines!

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Community Arts Council of Greater Victoria calendar May 13-27

By | May 14th, 2009|Art News|

{received by email from Community Arts Council of Greater Victoria, Mon - Fri: 10-5 info@cacgv.ca http://www.cacgv.ca G-6 1001 Douglas St, Victoria, B.C. V8W 2C5 Ph: 250-381-2787 Fax: 250-383-9155} AT THE CAC GALLERY, MON-FRI FROM 10-5 May 15-27: The Art of Nature - Bryony Wynne-Jones & her students; drawings & watercolours of botanicals & birds Opening [...]

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Winchester Gallery – Joe Norris (1924-1996)

By | May 14th, 2009|Art News|

On exhibit at the Winchester Gallery Joe Norris (1924-1996) At 2260 Oak Bay Avenue May 3 – 23, 2009 Preview Saturday, May 2, 2009 10 am -5:30 pm (work subject to prior sale) Visit website: Winchester Gallery

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Art Gallery, Victoria BC

By | May 14th, 2009|Art News|

June 14, 2009 - Mad Hatter's Tea Party 1:00pm-5:00pm. Tickets available at the Gallery May 1, 2009. Dress to excess or your Sunday best. Journey through the Art Gallery and the Asian garden for a whimsical, decadent afternoon. Sip exotic and unusual teas with sweet and savoury treats while enjoying games, riddles, fortune-telling, and auction. [...]

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Tate Modern goes Pop this autumn

By | May 14th, 2009|Art of Consumption|

{original port} Mark Brown guardian.co.uk, Tuesday 12 May 2009 16.46 BST Tate Modern yesterday put out an appeal for identical twins to appear in their gallery. It shouldn't be too arduous – just sit in front of a pair of Damien Hirst's spot paintings while people look at you. The call was made as [...]