Category Archives: art

Jane says: CAFKA.16!

I jumped on a walking tour of public art in downtown Kitchener on Saturday. I’m new, so I read: “Jane’s Walk is a movement of free, citizen-led walking tours inspired by Jane Jacobs. The walks get people to tell stories … Continue reading

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Buy art

Last week, Sarah bought a drawing done by my brother, David G. White. High five for purchasing original local art! In doing so, Sarah is supporting the work, and more broadly the creative fabric of the community. You’ll forgive me … Continue reading

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Compressed Company-new work, same great artists

It is often the case that when you find art you dig, you find people you really click with, too. That’s how it is for me with my friends David Hoover and Darryl Wiebe at Compressed Company down on Borden … Continue reading

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Laurier Library LIFT Launch

Alliteration win! And cultural win for us all as the Laurier Library backing on to Albert Street lights up some micro-gallery space amid the stacks in cooperation with the Robert Langen Art Gallery: the LIFT Series. This is said to … Continue reading

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Go see Heather Franklin’s drawings tonight

After a photo shoot for Maker Expo with Waterloo Mayor Dave Jaworsky last week, I was packing gear back in the car, and who should I meet but a great artist on Regina Street: Heather Franklin. Says I: what are … Continue reading

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1shot #227-the art district gallery tonight

I hear that some of my favourite artists are hanging and hanging out tonight for the opening of the art district gallery. James Nye, Greg Kirch, Amy Ferrari will be in the house with a whack of others. 5pm to … Continue reading

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Hoover & Wiebe are Compressed Company

My good friend David Hoover reached out last week to tell me about a small art show he and his collaborator Darryl Wiebe were putting together. Together they form the collective Compressed Company. That show is running tonight until 11pm … Continue reading

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Reinventing C2G2 – art+tech+you

Montreal artist and friend, Pascal Dufaux was back in WR on Sunday for the opening of Archive Fever at The Canadian Clay & Glass Gallery (C2G2), which includes one of Pascal’s fantastic video installations. His work connects with the maker/artist/photographer … Continue reading

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CAFKA14-Dagmara Genda

Guelph artist Dagmara Genda’s piece “a really, really big doodle!” is gorgeously plastered across the parking garage at Charles and Benton Streets. So great. Now I’ve only covered 6 of the 15 pieces in the Biennial, so I leave it … Continue reading

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CAFKA14-Don Miller

I totally love how riled up some people are getting about Shelburne artist Don Miller’s piece “Saturn and Cronus” on David Street, just north of Courtland. The only enemy is apathy.

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