Squirrealism

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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Still Life Squirrel Mask

By | August 24th, 2016|Art of Consumption, Paintings, Squirrealism, Squirrel Series|

  Still Life Squirrel Mask, 36" diameter, oil on panel, 2016. Continuing my theme of the constellations and outer space from the Hunt of the Unicorn painting, this one utilizing the theme of a Dutch still life, and the Archie McPhee Squirrel Mask. This oil painting is influenced by reinterpreting the Renaissance fondness [...]

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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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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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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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Take A Seat For Habitat for Humanity. ReStore Fundraiser

By | July 21st, 2015|Art News, Art of Consumption, Miscellaneous, Prints & Merchandise, Squirrealism|

After: Carollyne Green Bun Writing Desk Chair 2015   I met Kelly King, Procurement Officer, Habitat for Humanity Victoria in mid-June at a business meeting. Habitat invited thirty local artists and designers to participate in a special event, Take A Seat for Habitat Campaign, to celebrate the Grand Opening week of their new location this August. Kelly asked [...]

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First Tattoo Inspired by Steampunk Squirrel. Pop Culture News.

By | May 10th, 2015|Art of Consumption, Fan Photos, Squirrealism|

What an honour!  This is the first tattoo (that I know of) inspired by my art: Steampunk Squirrel. First tattoo inspired by my art: Steampunk Squirrel, right arm. Screen capture via Instagram _graceunderpressure_ Grace who goes by _graceunderpressure_ via Instagram tagged me recently. What a lovely surprise to see Steampunk Squirrel. It was [...]

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Guerrilla Squirrel: Guerrilla Girls, Pussy Galore, Wonder Woman, and Gloria Steinem

By | April 21st, 2015|Art News, Art of Consumption, Paintings, Squirrealism|

Guerrilla Squirrel, oil on wood panel, 48 x 48, 2015 (after Guerrilla Girls' and Pussy Galore) Carollyne Yardley working on Guerrilla Squirrel. In the studio. Guerilla Squirrel, detail. Guerrilla Squirrel, detail. Guerrilla Squirrel, detail. Guerrilla Squirrel, detail. Event: “SHE” Opening Reception: Saturday May 23th 6pm – [...]

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