Monthly Archives: February 2013

Monday Magazine’s 10th annual M Awards – Favorite Visual Artist nomination!

By | February 27th, 2013|Art News, Art of Consumption, Articles and Media|

Monday's 10th annual M Awards Hey ya'll, Today brought great news! I have been nominated in the category of Favorite Visual Artist for a 2013 M Award, Monday Magazine. Monday Magazine needs your help to narrow down the long list of nominees to a short list. Short-listed nominees will be invited to a gala event [...]

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The Squirrel Gift Show: From Fluff to Tchotche

By | February 23rd, 2013|Art of Consumption, Miscellaneous|

Last night, my wonderful friend Efren Quiroz, Artist and Director of Exhibit-V.ca gifted me a lovely book called Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk, by David Sedaris. I also received a sweet ornamental squirrel from another Artist and friend, Bill Blair. As a result, I've decided to curate a show including all the squirrel gifts I have received over the [...]

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PHOTOS! Contemporary Art Inspired by Alice in Wonderland 50/50 Gallery, Curated by Laurie Luck , Victoria, BC

By | February 22nd, 2013|Art News, Art Shows|

Ila Meens Renee Crawford     Caitlin McDonagh Luke Ramsey, Carollyne Yardley  Read about show, and list of artists here. February 22 to March 17, 2013 2516 Douglas St., Victoria, BC http://www.thefiftyfifty.net  If I've missed your name on an image, please email me at my contact page.  

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CTV News Adam Sawatsky’s Arts & Lifestyle, Feb 21, 2013. Squirrel Bombed!

By | February 21st, 2013|Art News, Art of Consumption, Art Shows, Articles and Media, Photography|

I was so thrilled when Adam Sawatsky asked to do a news segment for Romancing the Squirrel art show which is on at The Apartment Gallery Feb 22 - April 01, 2013. MON-TUES, by appointment Wed - Fri: 2pm-6pm Sat+Sun 12pm-4pm The segment aired on CTV News at 5 pm & 11pm for Adam Sawatsky's [...]

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vic42.com, Revealing an incredible journey through pop surrealism, by Teresa Lindsay, Feb 21, 2013

By | February 21st, 2013|Art News, Art of Consumption, Art Shows, Articles and Media, Photography|

Vic42.com Feb 21, 2013 Article by Teresa Lindsay Photo by Alan Smith (after Carollyne Yardley) When Teresa Lindsay called to ask to interview for Vic42.com I was intrigued and excited. They write short articles framed with great photography by Alan Smith to celebrate interesting people in Victoria. I suggested we take a photograph after a [...]

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Romancing the Squirrel: A Retrospective – Carollyne Yardley, The ApARTment Gallery, Pop Surrealism

By | February 21st, 2013|Art News, Art of Consumption, Art Shows|

Opening Reception: Friday, February 22, from 6-9 pm Please RSVP by Feb 20th as space is limited: Click here to RSVP Location: The ApARTment Gallery Google Maps: 1016 Fort Street (upstairs) Tel: 778-430-5585 Romancing the Squirrel showcases the progression of Carollyne Yardley’s fascinating squirrel series. Yardley furthers the portrait into intricate narratives and all encompassing environments where the [...]

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Curiouser: Contemporary Responses to Alice in Wonderland curated by Laurie Luck: Nexus Magazine, Victoria, BC Pop Surrealism

By | February 19th, 2013|Art News, Art of Consumption, Art Shows, Articles and Media|

Fifty Fifty Arts Collective Curiouser: Contemporary Responses to Alice in Wonderland  Curated by Laurie Luck Feb 22 - March 17, 2013 2516 Douglas (just north of bay st.) Victoria BC Contact: Jzero Schuurman thefiftyfifty@gmail.com Hey how cool is that, Romance Squirrel is featured both online and in print in Nexus Magazine, Camosun's student voice since [...]

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Eye on the Arts with Adam Sawatsky on CFAX 1070 interviews Carollyne Yardley, Artist. Originally aired Feb 16-17, 2013

By | February 18th, 2013|Art News, Art of Consumption, Articles and Media|

Eye on the Arts with Adam Sawatsky on CFAX 1070. Interview with Carollyne Yardley, Artist Originally aired Feb 16-17, 2013 Published with permission PART 1/3: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0j4BvqjKIwo PART 2/3: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AXiFo45vQ5o PART 3/3: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ULsIOBlbufc   Adam Sawatsky Anchor-Reporter CTV News Vancouver Island & CFAX 1070 1420 Broad Street Victoria , BC V8W 2B1 www.CTVvancouverisland.ca  

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Imitations of Eternity, Kieran Wilson, St. Gengulphus’ Publishing

By | February 17th, 2013|Art News, Art of Consumption, Articles and Media|

My friend Kieran Wilson has published his first book including his poetry and prose. I was delighted when he asked to use Saint Squirrel for the front cover. Only now, having read the title, and a few pages from this great book, do I understand why Saint Squirrel was chosen. Kieran Wilson with his [...]

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Tin Soldier Squirrel, First Commission! Pop Surrealism

By | February 15th, 2013|Paintings, Squirrel Series|

My first commission was a request made by a dear friend of mine, James (Jim) Mantle, Artist and Friend to the Environment. James Mantle, is an alumni of the Nova Scotia School of Art and Design (circa 1980's) and retired from the world of advertising and graphic design many years ago. While we both laugh [...]

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