A recent MFA graduate from the University of Calgary, William Downey brings together a wealth of experience, travel and yogic practice to create rich organic abstractions. Guided by spontaneous imagination brought on using Sahaja meditation, Downey’s colourful canvases celebrate life and evoke both celestial and corporeal bodies.
Known for his bold geometric abstractions exploring the boundary of the canvas, local painter Michael Schreiner adopts a new palette and muse in his latest series. Inspired by the concise language of poetry, Schreiner sees each brush stroke akin to a word or line, and uses paint to express syntax, meter and imagery. The contrasting colours and forms shape a language within the paintings,...more