Entries by afa_admin

Expressing Canada through Abstraction & Texture

Looking at the empty space. Any painting could be a map…or an ocean voyage with no course…. Dragging tools over a rough surface and anticipating the chaos with wet and slick colours, waiting for the next moment the broken ruler or piece of ripped up cardboard finds an obstacle. Like miniature mountains and ravines and […]

Toller Cranston Birthday

Toller Cranston would turn 69 on April 20, 2018. It is astonishing that more than three years have passed since Toller died in in January, 2015. Not a single day has passed without memory, tribute, recollection, or anecdote.

Unity Pole – Kris Nahrgang

As an Artist, there comes a time where certain moments in our lives are at the top of our list for accomplishments. The Unity/ Totem pole which I have recently finished for the Canadian National Exhibition, as one of their first commissions since the 1940’s is truly one of them!

Custom Framing

Custom framing can be intimidating. The assumption that it’s going to cost an arm and a leg, and the fear of not getting the design right, all contribute to a ‘custom framing stigma’ of sorts that results in a common anxiety during consultations with clients.

Framing Shadowboxes

You have invested a lot of money and time in your education. Your diploma or certificate deserves to be preserved and displayed properly.