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Conrad Furey: Drawing The Man In The Boat

Conrad Furey: Drawing The Man In The Boat

  As early as 1974, Conrad Furey (1954-2008) has been known to keep sketchbooks that not only illustrated the progression of his work, but also held his thoughts, notes, and even his failures, which will respectfully never be shared with the public. Keeping a sketchbook is common practice for most artists. It is a place where you can practice your ideas without judgment, find your comfort zone, strengthen your own philosophies, and most importantly kept private. It has been ten years since Furey has past and the Estate and Gallery have dug through these ‘capsules of thoughts’ to put forth...

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Stay Tuned! Q&A with artist Ron Eady.

Stay Tuned! Q&A with artist Ron Eady.

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CORA BRITTAN

CORA BRITTAN

  Down The Rabbit Hole (or The Magic Behind The Curtain)   By Kelly Drennan   Growing up, I was introduced and then hypnotized by fantastical films like "Alice in Wonderland" and the "Wizard of Oz", as well as the books "Where the Wild Things Are" and "The Secret Garden". Many years later, I still find myself attracted to these stories and tickled by the idea of escaping to a place of mystery, adventure, and magic. For most of us, the inner child never really leaves. Artist Cora Brittan's artistic practice encapsulates these nostalgic memories in a shimmering dome. She...

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From Hamilton to Gloucester

From Hamilton to Gloucester

Alma Sawbridge (1915-1998) & Juanita Lebarre Symington (1904-1980) Little biographical information is known about Alma Sawbridge, but it still seems appropriate to pair her work with the past president of the Women’s Arts Association of Hamilton, Juanita LeBarre Symington due to both artists being from Hamilton, in the same time period, and migrating to the artist colony of Gloucester. Though not an acclaimed historically significant Canadian artist, Hamilton painter Alma Sawbridge became recognized in her local art community for her distinctively bright coloured landscapes and still life paintings. Formerly residing at 168 Kenilworth Street South, she often shared her talent with...

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January 01, 2018. Work by Madelaine Ward "A Splash of Colour"

January 01, 2018. Work by Madelaine Ward "A Splash of Colour"

"A SPLASH OF COLOUR"Madelaine Ward (1934-2014)Begins January 01, 2018

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