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Ritual of Care: On Protecting Found Wildlife and Dreaming of Interspecies Friendship by Perrin Grauer, Oct. 30, 2020.

By | November 3rd, 2020|Synanthropes: Squirrel and Deer Stories|

Nest originally made by a family of neighbourhood red-shafted northern flickers. Photo by Perrin Grauer In early October 2020, on a Saturday afternoon, I returned to my old, falling-down apartment building in Vancouver’s Mt. Pleasant neighbourhood. The city was worming its way across a weird borderline from quiet dread under glowering, late-summer blankets of smoke [...]

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Living Room – Group Exhibition | October 1 – November 30, 2020 | Fazakas Gallery, Vancouver, BC

By | September 25th, 2020|Art News, Art of Consumption, Art Shows, Squirrealism|

Audie Murray, Catherine Blackburn, Marcy Friesen, Carollyne Yardley, and Trace Yeomans October 1 – November 30, 2020Fazakas Gallery, 688 East Hastings Street MediaLederman, Marsha. "Covid-19 masks make meaningful, whimsical debuts at art galleries in Vancouver and Banff." Globe and Mail. Oct 4, 2020 COVID-19-masks-make-meaningful-whimsical-debuts-at-art-galleries-in-Vancouver-and-Banff-The-Globe2Download The eerie objects and compositions are grounded firmly in reflections on [...]

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Zoonosis explored during the pandemic

By | September 22nd, 2020|Art of Consumption, Articles and Media, Squirrealism|

Zooetics, 14" x 20", oil on board, 2020 Due to Covid-19, many patterns have changed in our lives. The lockdowns in city centres—and the attendant quiet on normally busy streets—have created an unprecedented chance for urban animals to roam. Throughout the world, cities continue to spread out into the natural landscape, continuing to destroying ecosystems [...]

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Pandemic Sculpture Garden

By | August 2nd, 2020|Art News, Art of Consumption, Art Shows, Squirrealism|

Remnants 5, from Pandemic Sculpture Garden series, 2020 Mirror, mannequin hand, used nitrile examination glove, false nails, squirrel hair, 36.5" X 32" X 4” Due to Covid-19, many patterns have changed in our lives, including an increased number of humans planting urban gardens. Additionally, the lockdowns in city centres—and the attendant quiet on normally busy [...]

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Madrona Gallery and Pandemic Squirrel

By | July 3rd, 2020|Uncategorized|

Pandemic SquirrelThis is my latest oil painting titled Pandemic Squirrel (Pink). It has already been collected through Madrona Gallery and was united with the collector today (photo below). Also note, Fazakas Gallery (Vancouver, BC) still represents me. Madrona Gallery windows (Trounce Alley entrance) Madrona Gallery (606 View St, Victoria) Pandemic Squirrel series, 15” x 19.5”, (22”x25” with frame) [...]

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Hologenomes 2020

By | June 21st, 2020|Art News, Art of Consumption|

Molecule, from the Hologenome series, found and foraged: cedar bough (sustainably harvested after windstorm), pampas grass, human hair, plastic mesh tree protector, 2020. Molecule, from the Hologenome series, found and foraged: cedar bough (sustainably harvested after windstorm), pampas grass, human hair, plastic mesh tree protector, 2020. (side view) My latest project was developed through a [...]

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Levelling the Hierarchy

By | February 23rd, 2020|Uncategorized|

Foraged Materials on wood panel: seagull feather, peanut shells, Garry oak acorns, pine cone, pine frond, peafowl feathers, slate, plastic gems, Garry oak branches, pine cones and branch with red spray paint, wired earpiece, stones, lichen, nut/bolt, rock with paint and writing, ribbon, origami folded paper, bottle cap x 2, City of Victoria tree tag, [...]

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Gifted Materials: angora wool, horsehair, Canadian goose, peacock feathers.

By | January 8th, 2020|Art News, Art of Consumption|

“I would like to gift you an ounce of angora wool if you are interested?” Read the first note. An incredible gift then appeared for me to experiment with from Bella Thelema and Skye and the bunnies of Golden Maple Farm. They have a small herd (6) of beautiful German bunnies 🐰 who love in colony on their farm. My [...]

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Symbiogenesis 2019

By | December 6th, 2019|Uncategorized|

In September 2019, I wanted to mimic the seasonal behaviour of the Eastern Grey Squirrelby collecting and burying Garry oak acorns. A walk through MEE-qan (Beacon Hill Park), Victoria BC led me to Iind a Garry oak meadow that pre-dates colonial times. While foraging for acorns beneath the trees, I noticed several dropped peafowl feathers. [...]

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SYMBIOGENETIC MASK

By | November 11th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Symbiogenetic Mask, (MEE-qan / Beacon Hill Park, Fall) Victoria BC, 9″ x 11″ x 2.5″, peafowl feathers, squirrel hair, Garry oak tree branches, human hair, salt and Borax crystals, string, yarn, tulle, wool, 2019. In September, I wanted to mimic the seasonal behaviour of the Eastern Grey Squirrel by collecting and burying Garry oak acorns. [...]

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