Jimmy Wright A Retrospective: Art with Attitude

Iconic Canadian artist Jimmy Wright died in 2008. To mark the fifth anniversary of Jimmy’s passing, artist Kay Lovett has curated a retrospective of his work, the first public showing and sale.The 12 day retrospective opens  August 10,  2013 at the Martin Batchelor Gallery, and continues to the 22nd. Wright was best known for his big polar bears and bisons, he had a master’s degree in economics and a straightforward attitude. For years he had a … [Read more...]

Madeleine Wood: Intimate Views at Madrona Gallery

Madrona Gallery is one of  the newest galleries in downtown Victoria,  offering some extremely interesting exhibits, and contributing to the conversation on the nature of art.  Their newest feature opens February 11th with a retrospective of Madeleine Wood. Michael Warren, gallery owner, writes: Madeleine is based up in Fanny Bay now although spent the majority of her career in Vancouver. The piece "So much for Love"  I am very excited to … [Read more...]