Category Archives: art

The best art changes us

On Monday, I wandered through the cold, slick autumn night to hear artist Don Miller talk. The CAFKA Rewind series of talks at WPL, piquing your curiosity between biennials, brings back CAFKA alumni to talk about their work and in … Continue reading

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Another Tri-City Stopgap art popup starts today

What: 40 artists showing work in the back of ZM Cycle and FitnessWhen: today+ Tue-Sat (see facebook for hours, I will be tending the show Wed 3:30-6pm)Party: May 27, 2017, 7pmWhere: 131 Strange Street, Kitchener (map link) Really where: go … Continue reading

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Melissa Doherty is the Cloud Witness

Wickedly talented painter and good friend Melissa Doherty opened her show Cloud Witness at Open Sesame on Thursday night. Notable to me is the location of Kitchener City Hall where, 20 years ago, I first saw Melissa’s work, loved it, … Continue reading

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For the love of CAFKA

CAFKA == Contemporary Art Forum Kitchener and Area. It’s a great thing. On this day of Valentinian love, I thought I’d dig up a whack of pics from CAFKA.16 that never saw the light of day and share ‘em with … Continue reading

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Art$Pay: where artists + [biz|tech|community] meet

I’ve been helping Cathy Farwell on a project called Art$Pay. The idea is to connect artists with paying work and to connect the community with great local artists.The TL;DR: we’re all meeting up at Descendants brewery tonight at 7pm. Yer … Continue reading

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Robert Langen Art Gallery opens with Egoyan and Rokeby

Two weeks ago, the Robert Langen Art Gallery opened the first show within its new home at the Laurier Library. The capacity crowd enjoyed a performance/installation by the duo of Eve Egoyan and David Rokeby. I particularly liked that it … Continue reading

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Curator Suzanne Luke on Laurier Library LIFT Series

This is Suzanne Luke, Curator, Robert Langen Art Gallery and Laurier Library LIFT Series. Since she put together this whole mechanism through which I can exhibit my photos along with Stefan Rose and Stephen Orlando, I thought it might interest … Continue reading

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3 photogs with sustained attention–Thu night @ Laurier Library

Hey, *this* is the week: Thursday, Oct 20 I’ll be hanging out with photogs Stefan Rose (left) and Stephen Orlando (right) at the Laurier Library for the reception of our show f/1.4 The Changing Face of Contemporary Photography. That’s part … Continue reading

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My photos up at Laurier Library–yer invited…

I am super-delighted to be exhibiting my photos at the Laurier Library for their LIFT Series. The TL;DR: the show opens with a Thu/Oct20/7pm-9pm/free-no-pay reception at the Laurier Library (map) on Albert south of University in Waterloo. You are most … Continue reading

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Kick-ass photog Ed Burtynsky in WR at KWAG

Earlier this year, I resolved to attenuate my superlatives. You know… everything is “awesome”, “terrific”, “greatest”, etc. Well, I gotta suspend that modus operandi for just one post so I can tell you about Edward Burtynsky’s show “Infinite Change” on … Continue reading

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