Tuesday, 9 January 2018

New Website

We invite you all to visit our new website. 
We will be adding new items and images on an ongoing basis so keep checking back!

Sunday, 19 November 2017

Peter DuMans

It is with great sadness we announce the sudden and untimely passing of 
Peter DuMans.

Friends and family are welcome to attend a gathering in Peter's honour at 

Pulse Gallery in Johnston Terminal at The Forks. 
The gathering will begin at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, November 27. 

In lieu of flowers, donations in Peter's memory may be made to a Winnipeg animal shelter of your choice. 

Until recently, Peter had been better known as a metal sculptor. With the hands of a craftsman and the eye of an artist he drew on natural and cultural imagery over which he cut, hammered, burnt, and burnished to create a physical and sensory experience. He adeptly contemporized these folk art themes into a three dimensional, multi media narrative.

With the same emotional intensity and aesthetic quality Peter had honed a bold painting style that highlighted his perennial imagery using dramatic colour and daring lines. Peter, not one for ambiguity or subtlety and with five decades of experience he still had not identified his artistic limits.

Peter was a member of the Manitoba Society of Artists. His work graces both private and corporate collections as well as solo shows.

Sunday, 29 October 2017

Cindy Dyson

VJ's, 30" x 36" acrylic

"I am greatly influenced by the European Impressionists.Their sensitive offerings physically and emotionally connect me to their 19th century world. My application of paint does not result in realistic representation. Rather, I am satisfied with a rough familiarity and mood of subject.My goal is to present an intriguing balance of roughness and tenderness; boldness and vulnerability, representation and expression."

Lunch On Broadway, 48" x 42" acrylic SOLD

Cindy applies acrylic paints to canvas using palette knives, fingers, spray bottles and found objects. Her work plays with the flexibility of the paint, from a thin wash to heavy broad swaths of colour.

Seine River 48" x 42" acrylic. SOLD

Cindy is a Canadian artist born in Winnipeg. She graduated from the University of Manitoba with her Bachelor of Fine Arts, majoring in painting in 2009. She continues to live in her birth city.

Tuesday, 19 September 2017

Another Look, Anthony Steffes


Anthony Steffes
Selected works from October 1-31, 2017. 
Many more works and artist reception
October 6, from 7-9 pm

Summertime, 10" x 10" alcohol ink by Anthony Steffes
Anthony Steffes is interested in playing with mediums, found objects, and just about anything that has pattern or texture to develop layered pieces that challenge the imagination of the viewer.  Inspiration begins with objects and materials that he must possess.   
Rock Path 30" x 60" by Anthony Steffes
Anthony lets visual references from the performing arts, nature, the garden, and prior art experience guide his creative process.  His pieces tend to inspire fantasy, evoke memories, and tempt the viewer to indulge in something not easily defined.

Tuesday, 12 September 2017

Culture Days 2017

We are very excited to participate in Culture Days Winnipeg once again!!!

We are pleased to have five artists demonstrating their techniques this year. 

Saturday, September 30, 2017 from 1-4 pm;

Leslie Franklin: working her magic with alcohol inks.

Deb Brown: creating her coveted hand built clay canoes.

 Sunday, October 1, 2017 from 1-4 pm;

Reymond Pagé: demonstrating the use of water soluble graphite pencils 

Tim Haughian: creating his enchanting clay sculptural perfume bottles.

Sylvia Cunningham: demonstrating how to make a stained glass sun catcher.

Friday, 14 July 2017

Kathleen Crosby

Kathleen Crosby was born and raised in Winnipeg, and currently resides there. She is a professional, prolific artist and a member of the Manitoba Society of Artists. Kathleen is on the board of directors and does much volunteering for the arts community. 

Joy Bursts 36" x 36" acrylic on canvas

Painting colourful works in an impressionistic style, she has had her paintings displayed in multiple group exhibitions. Completing many private commissions, in 2013 Kathleen was honored to be commissioned by The Health Science Center (Winnipeg) C.R.C. to paint a public triptych for the foyer,11 feet in total width. In 2011, Kathleen was awarded a grant by the Manitoba Arts Council. In October of 2013, she displayed 36 paintings in her solo exhibit “Beauty by the Brushstroke” which was located at Pulse Gallery. 

Winters Peace, 12" x 12" acrylic SOLD

Her works are in private collections across Canada and the US. Kathleen is inspired by life, nature, music and spirituality.

Spirit Flows, 17" x  50" acrylic on gallery wrapped canvas.

Island of Hope 40" x 60" SOLD

Tuesday, 20 June 2017

Garry Budyk

Garry Budyk is a nature and wildlife photographer, birder and naturalist from Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Garry has a passion for the diverse landscapes of Manitoba, ranging from the dramatic skies and vistas of the prairies, to the rugged wilderness of the Canadian Shield, to Manitoba's "inland seas".

Prairie Two-Track, Pierson, Manitoba

We see a connection to the history of Manitoba in his photographs of old barns and prairie grain elevators, inviting viewers to relive memories and revisit their own family histories.

The Old Red Barn, Wampum, Manitoba

Great Gray Owl, Bird River, Manitoba

“I strive to create images that take a step beyond being simply “beautiful pictures” (and I daresay there are unlimited opportunities to find said beauty in Manitoba!). What I attempt to create are images that catch the viewer's eye, draws them into the scene and makes a connection to their own life experience. Smiles and good memories of sitting by a rushing waterfall … Grandpa's old barn … hearing the crunch of autumn leaves as you walked that path through the forest … that little owl you found roosting in your backyard. Beautiful photos yes, but hopefully so much more.”

Autumn Trail, Birds Hill Provincial Park, Manitoba

Grain Exchange Building, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Black and white continues to be an important part of Garry's work.  Architectural gems in Winnipeg's Historic Exchange District, old prairie grain elevators and monochromatic renderings of the natural world are some of the main themes Garry presents in black and white.

Garry's" Images of Manitoba” grace homes and businesses worldwide, showcasing the beauty of Manitoba to audiences around the globe.