Paintings

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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Holy Spirit Wears a Dove Mask

By | September 20th, 2016|Art of Consumption, Paintings|

Holy Spirit wears a Dove Mask, oil on panel, 36" tondo, 2016 by Carollyne Yardley #carollyne #carollyneyardley #arttoronto #vancouverbc #canadianart #dove #holyspirit #mask #dovemask @archiemcphee @zoomar About the painting Holy Spirit Wears a Dove Mask represents my continued interest in how animals are represented in the history of art. A literal image of [...]

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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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Hunt of the Unicorn

By | May 31st, 2016|Art News, Art of Consumption, Emojiart, Paintings|

Hunt of the Unicorn , 48" diameter, oil on panel, 2016 #unicorn #constellation #monoceros #rainbow #mask #archiemcphee #seattle #carollyne #carollyneyardley #emojiart Star.tk, mixed-media on canvas. #emojiart     Hunt of the Unicorn, detail Hunt of the Unicorn, detail Hunt of the Unicorn, detail Hunt [...]

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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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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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Skinner’s Horse Regiment and Horse Head Mask: Archie McPhee meets the Costume Museum at Government House.

By | July 14th, 2015|Art of Consumption, Paintings|

The Painting Skinner's Horse, 48" x 48", oil on wood panel, 2015. Available at Winchester Galleries (2260 Oak Bay Avenue) Skinner's Horse, 48" x 48", oil on wood panel, 2015 Front Window at Winchester Galleries August 2015. Skinner's Horse, detail. Skinner's Horse, detail Skinner's Horse, detail [...]

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See How A Painting Comes To Life: Horse Heads, Squirrel Masks, and Wonder Woman

By | May 11th, 2015|Art of Consumption, Paintings, YouTube Videos|

See How A Painting Comes To Life: Horse Heads, Squirrel Masks, and Wonder Woman. I created this video showing my recent works on wood panel, and also some characters as they come to life. Sneak peek at new works in progress too!   Film Still - Wonder Woman Squirrel Horse Head Mask. [...]

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Male Figure Drawing Squirrel: What If You Couldn’t ‘Cause You’re A Girl?

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

Male Figure Drawing Squirrel: What If You Couldn't 'Cause You're A Girl? Mixed media: oil pastel and oil on wood panel, 24" x 36" (60.96 cm x 91.44 cm), 2015 SHE, Fazakas Gallery Opening Reception: Saturday May 23th 6pm – 8pm Exhibition Dates: May 23th – June 20th Venue: Fazakas Gallery, 145 West [...]

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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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