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Seattle Art Fair 2017

By | September 4th, 2017|Art News, Art of Consumption, Gallery and Museums Visits|

A few photos from our visit to the Seattle Art Fair 2017. Congratulations to my friend and artist Noah Becker represented by Amy Li Projects (NYC) and Back Gallery Project (Vancouver, BC) . Winchester Galleries (Victoria, BC) was also a participating gallery this year. Sensational opening night, Seattle Art Fair with artist Noah Becker and gallery owner Monica [...]

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Gareth Gaudin, Perogy Cat, Squirrel, and the Woolly Mammoth at the Royal BC Museum.

By | July 19th, 2017|Art of Consumption, Bun Anus Project, Gallery and Museums Visits|

Acorns are the new Peanuts, 7" x 8.5", pen and pencil drawing by Gareth Gaudin drawn live at Royal BC Museum Incredible custom drawing by Gareth Gaudin, famous for the iconic Perogy Cat comic and owner of Legends Comics & Books. So happy, thank you so much Gareth for this highly coveted drawing. Fabbo Bun Anus [...]

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Art Toronto 2017 SOLO Booth #S11 | Fazakas Gallery | Carollyne Yardley and Rande Cook | Oct 27-30, 2017

By | July 12th, 2017|Art News, Art of Consumption, Art Shows|

Website: https://www.arttoronto.ca Art Toronto 2017 SOLO Booth: #S11 Rande and Carollyne Collective (Rande Cook and Carollyne Yardley) October 27 – 30, 2017 Fazakas Gallery’s SOLO theme Collaboration features a unique partnership between two Canadian artists, Chief Rande Cook (Kwakwaka’wakw) and Carollyne Yardley, as an aesthetic response to the relationships and exchanges between native and non-native communities, and how these [...]

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Vincent Trasov aka Mr. Peanut meets the Squirrel Lady.

By | July 12th, 2017|Art News, Art of Consumption, Fan Photos, Miscellaneous, Squirrealism, Squirrel Database, Squirrel Gift Show|

Squirrel meets Berlin and Vacouver-based artist Vincent Trasov at Franc Gallery April 2017. Earlier this year (April 26, 2017), I attended a book launch for Vincent Trasov: Mr. Peanut Drawings, a new artist's book published by New Documents at the Franc Gallery, Vancouver, BC. @francgallery  This was my first time meeting Vincent, and I [...]

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“I’m a Venice Biennale virgin no more!” Venezia, Giardini Arsenale 2017

By | May 30th, 2017|Art of Consumption, Gallery and Museums Visits|

"I'm a Venice Biennale virgin no more!" I overhead this quote while attending the Biennale Arte 2017 (13.05-26.11) earlier this year in May. I had to laugh, because it was my first time attending as a spectator, and I too was no longer a Venice Biennale virgin!  http://www.labiennale.org/ It was also my first time to Venice, and I describe [...]

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Works on Paper: Collaborations with Rande Cook and Noah Becker

By | May 30th, 2017|Art News, Art of Consumption|

I've been working on a few three way collaborations with Rande Cook and Noah Becker. One of these pieces exhibited at Shapeshifting, Fazakas Gallery (Vancouver, BC) in April 2017. These new pieces are works on paper, some using combination of pencil crayon, pen, and crayon. The latest batch are pen on Strathmore paper.  Watch this space for [...]

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Shapeshifting: Rande Cook and Carollyne Yardley, Fazakas Gallery, April 27 – May 27, 2017 #vancouverbc

By | April 10th, 2017|Art News, Art of Consumption, Art Shows|

Upcoming exhibition Shapeshifting: Rande Cook and Carollyne Yardley Fazakas Gallery Vancouver, BC Exhibition dates: April 27 - May 27, 2017. Opening reception April 27, 5-8, pm Shapeshifting is the second collaboration of Rande Cook and Carollyne Yardley which brings together two unique artists who share a passion for celebrating new ideas, works, and [...]

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Fazakas Gallery with Beau Dick at NADA and Armory week, 2017.

By | March 13th, 2017|Art of Consumption, Gallery and Museums Visits|

Fazakas Gallery (Vancouver, BC) was a participating gallery at the New Art Dealers Alliance (NADA) representing Beau Dick (1955-2017) this year, and I decided to go along and check out Armory week. It was interesting how the different exhibitions differ based on curatorial, costs, and location. Thanks to @noahbeckerstudio for introducing me to Spencer [...]

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Sun Squirrel influenced by Rande Cook Sun Mask. How art is alive, influenced and always changing.

By | January 26th, 2017|Art News, Art of Consumption, Paintings, Squirrealism, Squirrel Series|

Sun Squirrel, 48" x 48" oil on panel, 2016. Today I was invited to speak to Professor Rande Cook's visual arts class (352 northwest coast contemporary design) at the University of Victoria. He is currently the Audain Professor of Contemporary Art Practice of the Pacific Northwest. My presentation took the students on a journey of my [...]

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Publication / The Art of A. Banana UNPEELED, Art Gallery of Greater Victoria and Open Space

By | January 11th, 2017|Art of Consumption, Art Shows, Articles and Media, Publications|

The Art of A. Banana UNPEELED Anna Banana: 45 Years of Fooling Around with A. Banana Helen Marzolf / Regan Shrumm / Alicia Marie Lawrence / Harold Hejazi Curatorial Team / Michelle Jacques, Helen Marzolf with Regan Shrumm ISBN 978-1-895532-36-4 2016 Art Gallery of Greater Victoria and Open Space Regan Shrumm the Curatorial Assistant at Open [...]

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