Yearly Archives: 2013

Palm Springs, I Love You. Palm Springs Art Museum, Vintage Glamour + Jerry Seinfeld in Vegas.

By | December 30th, 2013|Art of Consumption, Gallery and Museums Visits|

A quick trip to Palm Springs with a side of Vegas provided some art and photo opportunities.  I've posted a few here. Squirrel makes appearance under Marilyn Monroe, Palm Springs Dec 2013. Photo by Anonymouse. George Catlin's American Buffalo   Richard Diebenkorn, The Berkeley Years - 1953-1966   [...]

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Not sure who got the better gig, Yayoi Kusama dressing George Clooney, or Carollyne Yardley squirrelling Yayoi Kusama.

By | December 8th, 2013|Art of Consumption, Squirrealism|

Not sure who got the better gig, Yayoi Kusama dressing George Clooney, or Carollyne Yardley squirrelling Yayoi Kusama. Yayoi might not have known who George Clooney was, but I sure as heck know who Yayoi Kusama is. She is awesomesauce. Photographed by Emma Summerton, Clooney is decked out in a Giorgio Armani suit, shirt, bow tie, and shoes [...]

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Artist, Artist Everywhere. The Art of My Consumption.

By | December 7th, 2013|Art of Consumption, Photography|

Wren, Carollyne Yardley, and Jeff Molloy at Winchester Gallery (Oak Bay). Opening reception for A Simple Life. Photo by Efren Quiroz at Exhibit-V.ca Carollyne Yardley and Rande Cook at the closing of Differences and Repetition (curated by Efren Quiroz). Photo by Efren Quiroz.   Carollyne Yardley with Lyle Schultz. Photo [...]

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We got Snapd Victoria, Strangelings, Paintings by Pixel Wizards

By | December 3rd, 2013|Art News, Art of Consumption|

We got Snapd. Check out Dec 2013 issue of Snap Magazine about Strangelings by Pixel Wizards. Thank you Matthew Sclauch for coverage. with Courtney Graham, Jose Brand, Paul Dowd, Freyja Zazu, Sandi Martens Carpenter, Tierre Taylor, Caprina Valentine — at Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, Massey Gallery. Snapd Victoria Magazine, Dec 2013, pg19   Carollyne Yardley in front of her artwork. [...]

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Deers and Squirrels in the Neighbourhood.

By | December 2nd, 2013|Art of Consumption, Photography|

Squirrels to the left of me, deer to the right, here I am stuck in the middle with you.    

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Robert Amos, Curator: Harold Mortimer-Lamb | Art Lover, Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, Nov. 15, 2013 – Feb. 23, 2014

By | November 23rd, 2013|Art of Consumption, Gallery and Museums Visits|

We had the pleasure of attending the opening of Harold Mortimer-Lamb, Art Lover, curated by Robert Amos at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria. It was wonderful to hear about this fascinating tale within Canadian art history, and the piecing together of the intimate relationships behind many artworks, several of which have never been seen before now. [...]

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Oak Bay Swat Team Cull the Herd a la Elmer Fudd, Victoria, BC

By | November 20th, 2013|Art of Consumption, Miscellaneous, Photography|

The Monarch of the Glen, Nov 19, 2013. Photo by Anonymouse

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The Perfect Art Collector, Mark Parker, CEO of Nike

By | November 17th, 2013|Art of Consumption|

I was thinking about what my ideal art collector looks like. I went through my head, the key characteristics of the people who have collected my artwork to date (at least the people that I've met, or known). In the case of known collectors, I came up with an initial short list. They are men [...]

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Difference and Repetition, Slide Room Gallery, Nov 01 to Dec 2, 2013

By | October 27th, 2013|Art News, Art of Consumption, Art Shows|

Difference and Repetition, Slide Room Gallery, Nov 01-Dec 02, 2013 Exhibit runs from Nov. 1 to Dec. 2, 2013 Slide Room Gallery - Mon-Friday 9-5pm, - Sat 10am-1pm - Sunday 10am-5pm 2549 Quadra st. Difference and Repetition" an exhibition which derives its title from the book of the same name by French philosopher [...]

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Limners at Winchester Gallery, October 26 – November 16, 2013

By | October 27th, 2013|Art of Consumption, Gallery and Museums Visits|

THE LIMNERS: A VICTORIA LEGACY October 26 - November 16, 2013 OPENING RECEPTION: SATURDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2:00 - 4:00 pm Honourary invitees: Limners Walter Dexter, Jan & Helga Grove, Pat Martin Bates, Karl Spreitz and Carole Sabiston 796 Humboldt Street (at Blanshard) 250-382-7750 In earlier times, art history celebrated only a few worthies living in cultural centers [...]

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