Monthly Archives: April 2013

Final answer in a meme. I don’t always rent out my womb, but when I do, it’s to art critics.

By | April 29th, 2013|Art of Consumption|

Meme generated using memegenerator.net by Devereau Wood, April 29, 2013. I had to share cause it was funny at the time.  I was all excited because Jerry Saltz, Senior Art Critic; New York Magazine followed me on Twitter, and I immortalized it with a screen capture. Then he favourited the tweet, to which [...]

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Banksy is a Secret Squirrel. Banksy Art, Artist, Pop Surrealism

By | April 29th, 2013|Art News, Art of Consumption, Paintings, Squirrealism, Squirrel Series|

Banksy Squirrel is finally complete! Banksy Squirrel, 24 x 35, Oil on Board, Carollyne Yardley, 2013 Behind the scenes photoshoot here. Greeting cards available here.   I've been working on this painting since early January 2013. There have been several distractions, art shows, and other production tasks keeping me away from the easel. [...]

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Favourite Emerging Artist 2013, Monday Magazine “M” Awards.

By | April 23rd, 2013|Art News, Art of Consumption, Articles and Media|

Many thanks to everyone who voted for me, friend, fans, Victorians, and especially Monday Magazine and their readers! Check out the full list of winners in our eight page feature section hitting the streets tomorrow afternoon and online at http://www.mondaymag.com/eeditions/ Our awards were in the form of customized ukeleles by Long and McQuade. Carollyne Yardley [...]

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Jerry Saltz, Senior Art Critic; New York Magazine follows me on Twitter!

By | April 22nd, 2013|Art News, Art of Consumption|

Jerry Saltz, Senior Art Critic; New York Magazine just followed me on Twitter! @jerrysaltz Bow-Chicka-Bow-wow.  

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Space Hat Squirrel: Blast off with Coach House Books

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

Coach House Books, Fall 2013 Catalogue   DOWNLOAD CATALOGUE HERE Space Hat Squirrel has been selected to grace the the cover of Coach House Books Fall 2013 Catalogue. They are a publishing company located in Toronto, Canada, and print about 2,500 catalogues and send them to publishers, authors, and bookstores around the world. [...]

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Squirrel Mask En Vouge. Squirrealism. Sneak peak behind the scenes.

By | April 17th, 2013|Art of Consumption, Photography, Work in Progress: The Lab|

Lineup Facing Left, Carollyne Yardley, April 2013 Photo shoot on April 16th with the best squirrel models; Chris Wylie (Searles Auto Repair), Jen Steele (Jen Steele Photography), and Teresa Lindsay (Vic42.com). This was at the end of the shoot, and a great sneak peak at behind the scenes material for new work coming [...]

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Squirrealism: Art in an Era of Nostalgia, Appropriation, and Memes.

By | April 13th, 2013|Art of Consumption, Writings|

Art in an Era of Nostalgia, Appropriation, and Memes. by Carollyne Yardley April 13, 2013 I decided to call this section Writings.  Posts will be fast, short musings, 'cause I have art to create! I was thinking about my inspirations for art. Many of them are based on childhood story tales, vintage TV shows, toys [...]

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Funny Face Squirrels, Video Flashback – time for a new one…

By | April 8th, 2013|YouTube Videos|

I've been thinking about making another video soon. If any of you recall the one I made for the Funny Face show, which showcased the super fabulous Sophisticated Squirrels series. Anyhow, while I muse on the new video a bit, here is the Funny Face Squirrels here.   Posted at Youtube: July 13, 2011. Video [...]

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Tip a Fool 2013, Greater Victoria Citizens Counseling Center

By | April 7th, 2013|Art of Consumption, Articles and Media|

I was asked to be a celebrity waiter for a charity event that was held at the Uplands Golf Course. The Charity was Greater Victoria Citizens Counseling Center (http://www.citizenscounselling.com/ We had to do whatever we could to raise funds. Chris Causton, former Mayor of Oak Bay getting "squirrel-bombed"   Table 1 with [...]

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From Empress Antenna to Madonna Squirrel: Photography Flashback: May 16, 2012

By | April 3rd, 2013|Art of Consumption, Photography|

My how time flies.  Here is a flashback to a photo shoot I did May 16, 2012. These photos were taken as reference and inspiration for new paintings. The only one that made it to a painting to date titled, Charlotte's Web. NEW RELEASE! These photographs might make the cut, and see themselves created as oil [...]

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