Topic: opening up

Opening Up

Humans are complicated! Alex Sheriff's artwork examines our species and evolution in a cheeky way

"We should listen to scientists and when science feels dry we should listen to artists."
Opening Up

Street art legend Elicser's cereal box paintings capture '100 days of the world just off kilter'

Elicser Elliott was worried about art supplies when the pandemic started, so he used what he already had around: his many cereal boxes.
Opening Up

Shanell Papp crocheted a 28-foot skeleton for a gallery — but first it took over her home

"I wanted to work with something so delicate in a monumental way." See the skeleton now at Lethbridge, Alberta's The Gallery at Casa.
Opening Up

'Love, strength, the resilience we have': Simone Saunders's textile work celebrates Black excellence

"I like to keep my work positive and playful and colourful even if there are dark undertones within the work itself because to me that is the joy of life."
Opening Up

Jean Huang's dual-layer paintings are time capsules for our feelings about the pandemic

The Vancouver artist hopes to create an archive that we can look back on after the pandemic is over.
Opening Up

Mascot maker Eugene Paunil turns to illustration to rip the mask off police brutality

"What's on the outside is just a false facade for the real truths that lie underneath."
Opening Up

After many sleepless nights, conceptual artist Erika DeFreitas may have found peace in her latest project

DeFreitas turned the Hail Mary prayer into a practice of meditation using an old typewriter.
Opening Up

Why an image of a burning police station ignited a fire in artist Khadijah Morley

Morley takes us inside her home studio as she works on a print confronting anti-Black racism using hand-carved linoleum in a traditional linocut process.

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