Yearly Archives: 2015

New! Winter Squirrel Holiday Cards

By | December 2nd, 2015|Miscellaneous, Prints & Merchandise, Squirrealism|

Winter Squirrel New! Winter Squirrel Holiday Cards are great for all occasions. Blank inside, they are perfect to use as greeting cards, thank you notes, or as invitations. Winter is one of four costumes (Spring, Summer and Fall) representing The Four Seasons by Vivaldi on display at The Costume Museum, Government House, Victoria, B.C. They were designed and worn [...]

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Christmas Show and Sale at Massey Gallery (AGGV). Winchester Galleries Winter Exhibition. #squirrealism meets #bananology

By | November 16th, 2015|Art Shows, Squirrealism, Squirrel Series|

Our Best for Christmas Show & Sale Opens November 26, 2015 - January 4, 2016 | Massey Gallery (Art Gallery of Greater Victoria) Open Thursday, November 26, 2015 Join the Art Rental & Sales 20 artists, whose work has consistently sold or rented exceptionally well, for this year's Christmas Show & Sale - opening concurrently [...]

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Artwork inspired by Anna Banana Exhibition, and Mail Art Workshop. #mailart #bananaglasses #banana

By | November 9th, 2015|Art Shows, Paintings, Squirrealism|

Preparing some lovely collectibles / paintings for upcoming small works shows. Inspired by #annabanana exhibit @artgalleryvic #bananaglasses #regifted @openspacevic #zebrashirt #stamps #mailart #squirrels #bananas #bananology #squirrealism #carollyne #carollyneyardley These new pieces were inspired by the exhibition, 40 Years of Fooling Around with A. Banana, Art Gallery of Greater Victoria on until January 03, 2016. Link [...]

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Selfies vs Self-Portraits: Expanding the Genre. Self Portrait: X-ray Analysis of My Hair Bun

By | November 4th, 2015|Art of Consumption, Miscellaneous, Photography|

Self Portrait: X-ray Analysis of My Hair Bun 2015. Xray digital image edited with Photoshop CC. More about the Bun Anus Project here. X-ray Analysis of My Hair Bun 2014-2015 (original X-ray from UC Life Chiropractic, edited by Carollyne Yardley in Photoshop CC)     Selfies vs Self-Portraits: Expanding the Genre The Artist [...]

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Art Toronto, Feature International Art Fair 2015

By | November 2nd, 2015|Art of Consumption, Gallery and Museums Visits|

Art Toronto 2015 #arttoronto with @waapart Wil Aballe and @fazakasgallery LaTiesha Fazakas opening night #arttoronto in 3D opening night with @whitehotmagazine Noah Becker and @backgalleryproj Till I buy a vowel. @alex_mcleod_ @divisiongallery #arttoronto Jason McLean and painting #arttoronto Feature Photogallery Dorian Fitzgerald at [...]

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London Frieze 2015, Frieze Masters, Waldemar Januszczak, Barbara Hepworth, Frank Auerbach, Giacometti, Ai Weiwei and more.

By | November 2nd, 2015|Art of Consumption, Gallery and Museums Visits|

Having a fan moment with the great Waldemar Januszczak#art #writer #filmmaker @januszczak Goya, National Gallery, London, Oct 2015. London Frieze and Frieze Masters was great this year. Also took in a few other shows including; Ai Weiwei, Royal Academy of the Arts Oscar Murillo, David Zwirner Sothebys Fall Auction The Fabric [...]

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Example of #Squirrealism marketing. “I’m all teeth and hair, the squirrels say I’m pretty rad.”

By | October 31st, 2015|Squirrealism|

Was this bus advertisement inspired by my quote "I'm all teeth and hair, the squirrels say I'm pretty rad," from September 2015 issue of Boulevard Magazine? I don't know, but I'd say Rachel Staples the dentist is pretty rad. This lady needs a squirrel painting. A great example of Squirrealism marketing, and it's local. Bus stop advertisement spotted October 31, [...]

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ART + FARE Fundraiser for the AGGV (Union Club of Victoria)

By | October 6th, 2015|Art Shows|

When you wear the same colour dress and become part of a gang. @artgalleryvic #unionclub #fundraiser #artandfare #red #dress Photo by Jon Tupper ART + FARE Fundraiser for the AGGV (Union Club of Victoria) October 17 from 7:00 - 11:00 pm. Get ready Victoria! The Union Club of BC is hosting a festive [...]

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7th Annual BLUE BRIDGE REPERTORY THEATRE FUNDRAISER EXHIBITION & SALE

By | October 6th, 2015|Art Shows|

7th Annual BLUE BRIDGE REPERTORY THEATRE FUNDRAISER EXHIBITION & SALE Wine and hors d'oeuvres reception: Saturday, October 10 from 1:00 - 4:00 pm Winchester Galleries Ltd. 2260 Oak Bay Avenue. This is an exciting fundraiser for Blue Bridge Theatre, - and will feature works from nationally and internationally known visual artists. Featuring works by acclaimed artists [...]

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Flower Beard meme + Why do historical paintings have so many squirrels in them?

By | October 5th, 2015|Paintings, Squirrealism|

Flower Beard, 40" x 40", oil on wood panel, 2015 Flower Beard painting was conceived of two primary ideas. The Flower Beard meme of 2014, a contemporary cultural element that was spread primarily though digital images and social media (Tumblr, Facebook, and Instagram), and my fascination with squirrels featured in historical paintings and manuscripts dating [...]

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