Gurevich Fine Art welcomes new artists

Winnipeg, Manitoba –  June 10, 2015 –  Gurevich Fine Art is pleased to announce the addition of three new artists to its roster: Toronto painter Lisa Johnson, Sierra Leone native Gibril Bangura, and metalsmith Sonja Rosenberg.


Lisa Johnson

While she was born in Toronto, Lisa Johnson’s family roots in the shield country of North Frontenac – specifically Bon Echo, Mazinaw Lake – continue to serve as one of her prime sources of inspiration.  Her paintings enquire into space and movement within the context of landscape painting. Through her ethereal and sculpted pigment, Johnson depicts vast landscapes where figures seem to poetically emerge. Drawing inspiration from on-location studies to develop large studio works, her paintings weave geographic, corporeal and abstract sensibilities through layers of atmospheric grounds and gestural mark-making. Her work speaks to the passage of time over an evolving landscape painted with spirit and musicality.

Gibril Bangura

Gibril Bangura fled from Sierra Leone to Guinea in 1998 after being persecuted because of his artistic expression. Bangura came to Winnipeg in 2014, after he was rescued by the Canadian Government. He has been working as an artist for more than 25 years.  His first exhibition was at the UNESCO headquarters in Paris, France at the age of 19. Bangura’s work has been dubbed “Happy Paintings” because of their vibrancy and the joy they bring to the viewer.

Sonja Rosenberg

Born and raised in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Sonja Rosenberg studied Jewelry Design and Metalsmithing at the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design in Halifax, where she received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in 2012. Rosenberg has showcased her work in Halifax, Winnipeg, Toronto, and Arizona. Her work has been published in the Opine Canadian Juried Student Exhibition Catalogue (2013) and “Larks 500 Art Necklaces (500 Series)” (2013). 


“We constantly search for new, exceptional talents to complement our already exemplary roster of artists,” says GFA owner and CEO Howard Gurevich. “We are excited to welcome these three distinctly different and diverse artists to our gallery and we think their work will be great additions to our clients’ homes and collections.”

Gurevich Fine Art Welcomes Shelley Vanderbyl

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Gurevich Fine Art is pleased to announce that Canadian painter Shelley Vanderbyl has joined the gallery. Inspired and delightful, Vanderbyl’s miniature oil series, Memory Tales will be a featured element of Gurevich Fine Art’s exhibit, A Celebration of Women’s Art openingFriday, September 5th.   

Vanderbyl’s core intention is to heal and nurture through her work. Using precise layering techniques her pieces create soft, atmospheric spaces. The tiny portals beckon the viewer into the depth of each classic fairy tale and rhyme. Highlighting nostalgic stories such as The Princess and The Pea, The Ugly Duckling and Baa Baa Black Sheep her work is timelessness and otherworldly.

“I paint to release the beauty trapped beneath the surfaces of life,” explains Vanderbyl. “Society has built for itself a sterile and efficient system that seems to celebrate productivity where there could be potential for great joy and meaningful connection. We often find ourselves in soulless places, starved for something life-giving. This is my life’s work, to heal and to inspire.”

Vanderbyl captures the fancy of audiences and collectors from around the world. She has appeared on CTV Morning Live, Breakfast Television, UMFM Radio, Shaw Television, and has been highlighted in major newspapers across Canada.

A Celebration of Women’s Art will be on display at Gurevich Fine Art fromSeptember 5th to 27th. The exhibit features the work of 22 women artists in association with Mentoring Art’s for Women’s Art (MAWA) and Video Pool Media Arts Center.

More about Gurevich Fine Art

Gurevich Fine Art is a contemporary art gallery that presents a broad view in regards to style with a strong emphasis on talent. The gallery is a focal point for artists and patrons at various levels to exchange visions. More information on Gurevich Fine Art is at www.gurevichfineart.com.

Gurevich Fine Art Welcomes Carole Freeman

Carole Freeman at the Edward Day Gallery in Toronto, Nov. 30, 2011. (Moe Doiron/The Globe and Mail)

Carole Freeman at the Edward Day Gallery in Toronto, Nov. 30, 2011. (Moe Doiron/The Globe and Mail)

Winnipeg, Manitoba – August 12, 2014 – Gurevich Fine Art is pleased to announce Carole Freeman has joined the gallery. Freeman is famous for her stunning and often comical portraits on mylar. She is a Canadian artist whose career spans three decades. Highlights include exhibits in Montreal, Toronto, London and Los Angeles where her paintings hang alongside works of Picasso, Hockney and Matisse.

A self-defined “re-emerging artist” Freeman’s work is a study in the observation of life and people. Combining critical study, empathy, ironic juxtaposition and eccentric humour her works pop with magic and sincerity. She is an artist who works to showcase her methodology. Each painting is awash with seemingly abstract sweeps of colour. Yet, together each stroke produces gestural images that capture the subject’s portrait and personality.

In 2010 and 2011 Freeman caught the eye of The Toronto International Film Festival, where her exhibit Portraits of Facebook was opened by Jordan Banks, Managing Director of Facebook Canada. In 2012, Freeman reached national acclaim when she was invited to speak and presented her work during the Canadian Arts Summit in Banff, Canada. The annual summit brings together chief executives, art directors and board chairs from Canada’s largest 50 not-for-profit cultural organizations. 

Freeman is now represented in private and public collections in Canada, the U.S.A, Italy, Ireland, Australia and England. She has been highlighted in The Globe and Mail, The National Post, and Now Magazine as well as on several blogs including Akimbo Art, ArtDaily Newsletter, Artslate and Los Angeles Magazine. Freeman will be part of Gurevich Fine Art’s group exhibition In Celebration of Women’s Art in September 2014.  

More about Gurevich Fine Art

Gurevich Fine Art is a contemporary art gallery that presents a broad view in regards to style with a strong emphasis on talent. The gallery is a focal point for artists and patrons at various levels to exchange visions. More information on Gurevich Fine Art is at www.gurevichfineart.com.

Contact

Alexandra Rohne
Communication Coordinator
Tel: 204.488.0662 ext 105 | Email: 
arohne@gurevichfineart.com 

Gurevich Fine Art | www.gurevichfineart.com | Twitter: @gurevichfineart
200-62 Albert Street Winnipeg, MB Canada R3B 1E9


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Gurevich Fine Art Welcomes Gail Andrews as Sales Consultant

Gurevich Fine Art is pleased to welcome Gail Andrews to the gallery as Sales Consultant. Her more than 30 years experience in client services and sales make her a dynamic addition to our team. 

A long time supporter of the arts Andrews' knowledge in design, lighting and client relations will help ensure our gallery develops and maintains positive and productive relationships with our artists and patrons. 

"We look forward to bringing her energy and vision to Gurevich Fine Art," says gallery owner Howard Gurevich. Andrews' will begin her position on July 21, 2014

Gurevich Fine Art Welcomes Kyle Herranen

Winnipeg, Manitoba – April 8, 2014 – Gurevich Fine Art is pleased to welcome artist Kyle Herranen to the gallery. Since being named one of Galleries West’s “Who’s Who of Collectable Artists” Herranen has exhibited across Canada with private and public collections in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom including the Mosaic Corporation, the City of Regina. He is currently completing a commission for Canada Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development for Canada House in London, UK.

Based in Regina, Saskatchewan the installation and sculpture artist's striking work explores his contrasting talents of woodworking and sewing. Set against the backdrop of Sudbury’s pulp-and-paper industry Herranen began working with local woods and since then has developed into more exotic varieties such as banana wood, adding seemingly endless depth to each piece. 

Each selection of wood is paired with printed fabrics arranged in blocking and quilted patterns and fused together using layers of resin to create formalist compositions. In this way Herranen’s work is as distinctively high-art as it is handcrafted. 

More about Gurevich Fine Art

Gurevich Fine Art is a contemporary art gallery that presents a broad view in regards to style with a strong emphasis on talent. The gallery is a focal point for artists and patrons at various levels to exchange visions. More information on Gurevich Fine Art is at  www.gurevichfineart.com.

Contact

Alexandra Rohne
Communication Coordinator
Tel: 204.488.0662 | Email:  arohne@gurevichfineart.com 

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Green Paint and Wood, Iridescent acrylic paint, birdseye maple, resin, 23” x 30,” 2014

Green Paint and Wood, Iridescent acrylic paint, birdseye maple, resin, 23” x 30,” 2014

Gurevich Fine Art Welcomes Artist Aganetha Dyck.

Photo by William Eakin

Photo by William Eakin

Winnipeg, Manitoba – March 20, 2014 – Gurevich Fine Art is pleased to announce Aganetha Dyck has joined the gallery. Aganetha Dyck is famous for her collaborations with honeybees. She is a Canadian artist whose career spans four decades with exhibitions in The Netherlands, France, Britain, the USA and throughout Canada. Dyck has been the recipient the Manitoba Arts Award of Distinction, the Canada Council's Governor General's Award for visual and media arts, Spotlight on 40 years:  Artworks from the Canada Council Art Bank and  Art City Star Award.

Dyck’s profound interest in environmental issues led her continued research into the world of the honeybees, specifically the fragile yet essential link that exists between humans and bees.

“The results, shaped by Dyck, are every bit fantastical as they are disturbing. Ordinary facets of human life mingle with the natural constructs of an insect's world, leaving the viewer with an unsettling sense of time and human existence.” (Huffington Post, 2014)

"My ongoing research asks questions regarding the ramifications all living beings would experience should honey bees disappear from earth," explains Dyck.

Her relationship with the bees have produced sculptural modifications of ice skates, drawings and porcelain statues that could never have been created without this partnership. Dyck places her chosen media inside the man-made hive. The bees slowly enhance each object with an elegant wax coating and honeycomb, creating these unorthodox pieces. It is a collaborative process which is built over several seasons. They often take years to reach the point where both partners are satisfied. Working with the guidence of a beekeeper and scientist Dyck ensures that none of the bees are harmed and their homes are never damaged. 

Dyck’s work has been met with critical acclaim in COMPLEX ART+ DESIGNDeMilked,Colossal and Canadian Art as well as mainstream recognition in Huffington Postio9 and The Globe & Mail.

More about Gurevich Fine Art

Gurevich Fine Art is a contemporary art gallery that presents a broad view in regards to style with a strong emphasis on talent. The gallery is a focal point for artists and patrons at various levels to exchange visions. More information on Gurevich Fine Art is at  www.gurevichfineart.com.

Contact

Alexandra Rohne
Communication Coordinator
Tel: 204.488.0662 | Email:  arohne@gurevichfineart.com 

Hive Scan, Photo by Peter Dyck

Hive Scan, Photo by Peter Dyck

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Gurevich Fine Art Celebrates The 2014 JUNO Awards with Unique Exhibition

Diana Krall, Photo: Grant Martin, 1998

Diana Krall, Photo: Grant Martin, 1998

Winnipeg, Manitoba, March 18, 2014 – Gurevich Fine Art is excited to announce it has been selected to host the JUNO Photography Exhibition in collaboration with the 2014 JUNO Awards. The exhibit, which will feature classic JUNO photos and exclusive works taken by Canada’s foremost rock and roll photographers, will have an opening reception March 26th at 7:00 pm. The exhibit will be open to the public from March 24th to 30th.

This retrospective photography exhibition showcases the past 40+ years of Canadian music and the JUNO Awards. The exhibition showcases more than 50 stunning photos from the JUNO Awards’ 40th Anniversary book, Music from Far and Wide, as well as exclusive photos taken by Canada’s foremost rock and roll photographers including Barry Roden, Bruce Cole, Grant Martin, Tom Sandler and photographers from iPhoto Inc.

“I have recognized the intersection of music and art all my life,” explains Gurevich Fine Art owner Howard Gurevich. “Since beginning GFA, we have given our space for musical performance in many genres. In those instances, the art and music enhance each other creating a natural fusion of culture.”

Neil Young, Photo: Bruce Cole, 1982

Neil Young, Photo: Bruce Cole, 1982

In keeping with this spirit, Gurevich Fine Art is proud to open this exhibition by hosting an exclusive performance by singer/songwriter Claire Morrison. 

Morrison will be performing on at the official opening Wednesday, March 26th. Morrison is a Winnipeg performer who broke onto the scene in 2010 with Winnipeg-based duo Fire & Smoke. The 22-year-old delivers haunting solo numbers.

Admission to the exhibition and performance is free. Gallery hours are available at www.gurevichfineart.com.

More about Gurevich Fine Art

Gurevich Fine Art is a contemporary art gallery that presents a broad view in regards to style with a strong emphasis on talent. The gallery is a focal point for artists and patrons at various levels to exchange visions. More information on Gurevich Fine Art is at www.gurevichfineart.com.

Gurevich Fine Art contact:

Alexandra Rohne, 
Communications Coordinator, 
204.488.0662, 

arohne@gurevichfineart.com

About CARAS

The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences/L'académie canadienne des arts et des sciences de l'enregistrement (CARAS) is a not-for-profit organization created to preserve and enhance the Canadian music and recording industries and to contribute toward higher artistic and industry standards. The main focus of CARAS is the exploration and development of ongoing opportunities to showcase and promote Canadian artists and music through vehicles such as The JUNO Awards and other year-round initiatives. For more information on the 43rd Annual JUNO Awards or The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences' (CARAS) website please visit www.junoawards.ca orwww.carasonline.ca

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Artist considered the joys and difficulties faced by Northern Reservation Inhabitants

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Tim Schouten’s 2014 exhibit at Gurevich Fine Art Spirit Lake Project is a continuation of his work from the ongoing Songs from Spirit Lake collaboration, started in 2010. It is a series of encaustic paintings reflecting on contemporary life on the Spirit Lake Reservation in North Dakota. Spirit Lake Project opens March 7th, 7:00 pm and is on display until March 31st, 2014.

In 2010 Schouten was commissioned by the North Dakota Museum of Art in Grand Forks, ND to create a series of paintings reflecting on contemporary life on the Spirit Lake Reservation in North Dakota. He was one of six native and non-native artists engaged for this project by Laurel Rueter, Director and Curator of the museum. Laurel, a non-native, grew up on the reservation. Her brother Russ, to this day lives and farms on the reservation on allotted land.

Schouten was invited to this project on the reputation of his Treaty Lands Project. Ongoing for ten years the project reflects on the nature of landscape, history and the Numbered Treaties in Canada’s Central regions.

Songs for Spirit Lake was first exhibited at the Rauschenberg Project Space in New York City and at then at Cankdeska Cikana Community College on the Spirit Lake Reservation to excellent reviews. The show is now on view at North Dakota Museum of Art until April 27,2014

Schouten spent the past four years travelling to Spirit Lake Dakota Nation and living off and on there for short periods getting to know people and searching for ways into this project as a non-native Canadian artist. He had never lived on or even visited an American reservation before. He had only a passing knowledge of American politics, history and geography and the American Indian Movement.

Schouten’s encaustic pieces are unflinching and determined in their presentation. Typographic and landscape works highlight his experience of how life is lived today, stripping away nostalgia, racism, and history-based anger. The work considers the joys as well as the difficulties faced by northern reservation inhabitants. His large encaustic paintings survey the Spirit Lake Reservation’s Northern Plains country. It is this contrast that makes Schouten’s work illuminating and heartbreaking at the same time.

“Before Songs for Spirit Lake no contemporary art had ever been created on or about Spirit Lake,” explains Laurel Rueter. Schouten’s pieces attempt to depict the people and their patterns of intermingling the past and present through art. The exhibit invites a new, broad audience to engage with the voices and traditions of the Spirit Lake community as viewed through his eyes.

More about Gurevich Fine Art
Gurevich Fine Art is a contemporary art gallery that presents a broad view in regards to style with a strong emphasis on talent. The gallery is a focal point for artists and patrons at various levels to exchange visions. More information on Gurevich Fine Art is at www.gurevichfineart.com.

Contact
Alexandra Rohne
Communication Coordinator 
Tel: 204.488.0662 | Email: arohne@gurevichfineart.com

Gurevich Fine Art
www.gurevichfineart.com | Twitter: @gurevichfineart
200-62 Albert Street Winnipeg, MB Canada R3B 1E9

 

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Tim Schouten's "A Man Fishing"

Tim Schouten's "A Man Fishing"

Gurevich Fine Art Welcomes Edward Becenko

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Winnipeg, Manitoba – February 18, 2014 - Gurevich Fine Art is pleased to announce that Ed Becenko has joined the gallery. Becenko is a self-taught Winnipeg based artist with 35 years of experience in the Canadian fashion industry. He has been exhibiting his art since 2006.

The prairie landscape, explicitly the horizon, grounds much of Becenko’s art. He then uses innovation, creativity and change to tell his stories. He is skillful in his use of adaptation. By continually shifting his materials and media, Becenko works to perfect the meaning behind each piece.

The horizon line sets the firm base for many of Becenko’s pieces. This architectural feature allows his work to express order within chaos. Each new layer becomes a statement about the human condition. The process of layering results in the luminescent quality of his works.

“The horizon line represents the line we walk in life. The choices we make add layers to who we are,” Becenko explains. "Life is layered with feelings, emotions and images. Through my art I try to capture that essence through colour, depth, texture and form."

Becenko works in a variety of media and utilizes diverse techniques including image transfers, collage and monotype printmaking to create his medium and large scale paintings on panel. To Becenko, the fusion of art and design allow him to express his complex ideas and concepts.

More about Gurevich Fine Art

Gurevich Fine Art is a contemporary art gallery that presents a broad view in regards to style with a strong emphasis on talent. The gallery is a focal point for artists and patrons at various levels to exchange visions. More information on Gurevich Fine Art is at www.gurevichfineart.com.

Contact

Alexandra Rohne
Communication Coordinator
Tel: 204.488.0662 | Email: 
arohne@gurevichfineart.com 

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Toby Bartlett in collaboration with Rylann Gimby, "DVD Family"

Artist wakes us from digital dreaming in DVD Family.

Winnipeg, Manitoba – January 28, 2014 – Nowhere is the impact of new technology on relationships more noticeable than in the family. We have entered the age where children and adults are hypnotized by the screens of their personal devices. Paradoxically, we are connecting more than ever online while our face to face connections dwindle. Family conversations take place through threads of texts messages. Artist Toby Bartlett’s DVD Family is the startling examination of our digital relationships. The multi-screen digital display opens February 7th at 7:00 pm at Gurevich Fine Art.

In DVD Family, Bartlett collaborates with video artist Rylaan Gimby to examine the growing divide among families due to the increased use of technology.  Bartlett has created videos of a fictitious family. If you want to talk to Grandma – insert her disk. She’ll tell you stories and comfort you with grandmotherly advice. No need for her to be present. The exhibit points a disquieting finger at our absorption in technology and how by its very nature it shapes the way we communicate with others.

DVD Family explores the disturbing trend of people attempting to counteract this growing divide not with face-to-face communication, but by joining their family conversation in cyberspace. With DVD Family Bartlett wonders if we are pressing Accept in the digital family download without reading the Terms & Conditions?

Worthington summons old masters to create modern spirituality

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Winnipeg, Manitoba – November 19, 2013 – In his new exhibit Three, Christian Worthington makes a bold and decisive move to redefine modern spirituality. His innovative forms and multiple mediums emphasize individual piety. The art pulls the viewer’s focus in unexpected directions, creating a new way of seeing his subjects. In so doing, Three becomes a post-modern interpretation of the sacred. The exhibit opens November 28, 2013 at 7:00PM. Worthington will be in attendance.

Worthington’s command of realism, underpins the exhibit. His expressive oil and acrylic brush strokes make his abstract offerings subtlety dynamic. Large drawings take off from his usual studied realism using rough oil-bar with deceptive simplicity. The sculptures are a new exploration using techniques he mastered in painting and drawing to produce works of subtle beauty.

Three investigates the potentials of form to achieve its purpose. “I don't ‘express myself,” states Worthington. “Rather I pay close attention to what the piece is pulling out of me, what the forms are communicating."

Using historical techniques of drawing, painting and sculpture concurrently, he crosses the boundaries of tradition infusing each piece with all three elements. The strength of his art is increased by a vivid interior insight and spiritual awareness. Worthington challenges our preconceived notions of the sacred and profane to give us something new.

More about Gurevich Fine Art
Gurevich Fine Art is Manitoba's premier contemporary art gallery, discovering and showcasing emerging talent and established artists. The gallery is a focal point for noteworthy artists and experienced or novice collectors to exchange visions. More information on Gurevich Fine Art is at www.gurevichfineart.com.

Contact

Alexandra Rohne
Communication Coordinator
Gurevich Fine Art
Tel: (204) 488-0662 | Fax: (204) 942-8144 | Web: www.gurevichfineart.com 
Email: arohne@gurevichfineart.com | Twitter: @gurevichfineart
200-62 Albert Street Winnipeg, MB Canada R3B 1E9

 

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Gurevich Fine Art Welcomes Bette Woodland

Gurevich Fine Art Welcomes Artist Bette Woodland

Winnipeg, Manitoba – November 14, 2013 –  Gurevich Fine Art is pleased to announce that award winning artist Bette Woodland has joined the gallery. Woodland is a Winnipeg based artist who has exhibited her work for the past 30 years in Winnipeg, Calgary, Montreal and Toronto. Her paintings and monotypes are included in many private and corporate collections across the country.

Woodland's figurative and landscape work captures fleeting moments. The paintings begin with a response to a particular experience of the landscape, figure or still life. Both familiar and timeless; her paintings and monotypes evolve intuitively, guided by a refined understanding of light which she uses to reveal her subjects. 

"My work is engaged with the transformative power of light,” explains Woodland. “It intensifies experience and lifts the ordinary towards the transcendent." With a multitude of subject matter, light has been a constant preoccupation. Summer evenings provide her favourite kind of lighting: warm and intense. By working from photographs, Woodland is able to use this transitory light to describe her subjects and give expression to their emotions. 

More about Gurevich Fine Art

Gurevich Fine Art is a contemporary art gallery that presents a broad view in regards to style with a strong emphasis on talent. The gallery is a focal point for artists and patrons at various levels to exchange visions. More information on Gurevich Fine Art is at www.gurevichfineart.com.

Contact

Alexandra Rohne
Communication Coordinator
Tel: 204.488.0662 | Email: arohne@gurevichfineart.com 

Toby Barlett
Director of Communications 
Tel: 204.488.0662 | Email: tbartlett@gurevichfineart.com

 

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Still Life, Oil on Canvas, 36" x 36"

Still Life, Oil on Canvas, 36" x 36"

Gurevich Fine Art Welcomes Artist Michael Boss.

Winnipeg, Manitoba – October 29, 2013 – Gurevich Fine Art is pleased to announce that internationally recognized artist and art educator Michael Boss has joined the gallery. Boss is a Winnipeg based artist who has exhibited numerous bodies of work across Canada, the United States, Germany, Australia and Ukraine.  

A fixture in the Winnipeg art community, Boss has taught art at post secondary institutions in Manitoba, Ontario and New Brunswick. He was Head of Education at The Art Gallery of Southwestern Manitoba in Brandon for 7 years and has been Head of Studio Programs at The Winnipeg Art Gallery since 1998.

Using drawing and painting to photography, sculpture, installation, performance and poetry Boss' focus falls on conveying different points in his life. His drawings of icons and iconography represents an investigation of his ancestry and faith. While his conceptual work including his experience of parenting a female child speak to Boss' desire to meditate on the symbols that underlie the ordinary aspects of life. 

Hogs and Horses, a collaboration between Boss and Diana Thorneycroft, will be his first exhibition at Gurevich Fine Art in October of 2014. 

More about Gurevich Fine Art

Gurevich Fine Art is a contemporary art gallery that presents a broad view in regards to style with a strong emphasis on talent. The gallery is a focal point for artists and patrons at various levels to exchange visions. More information on Gurevich Fine Art is at www.gurevichfineart.com.

Contact

Alexandra Rohne
Communication Coordinator
Tel: 204.488.0662 ext 105 | Email: arohne@gurevichfineart.com 

Toby Barlett
Director of Communications 
Tel: 204.488.0662 ext 101 | Email: tbartlett@gurevichfineart.com

Gurevich Fine Art | www.gurevichfineart.com | Twitter: @gurevichfineart
200-62 Albert Street Winnipeg, MB Canada R3B 1E9

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Duo Glide, Oil Pastel, 50" x 40"

Duo Glide, Oil Pastel, 50" x 40"

Aliana Au pays homage to the wild with "Here & Now"

 

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Aliana Au pays homage to the wild in Here & Now

 

Winnipeg, Manitoba – October 28, 2013 – Aliana Au’s landscapes are measured prayers. Her use of oil stick and watercolour in her latest exhibit Here & Now are an homage to the few places left untouched by man.  The exhibit opens on November 1 at 7 PM and will run until November 23, 2013. Au will attend the opening night reception.  

 

“In painting Here & Now, I am seeking a voice from my childhood,” says Au. “Growing up in Canton (Guangzhou) China where I lived surrounded by unspoilt expanses of land. There was a true wildness in the places where I grew up.” Au’s method is a revelation of colour and space, retaining its honesty and producing a brilliant, harmonious result. The juxtaposed touches of color and canvas are woven together with short brushstrokes, applied with discrete daubs of paint to produce final works that speak to her journey to discover places unspoilt.

 

“I never want to paint meticulously, it is spontaneous. Many people paint accordingly to what they want to see, but I can’t do that.” Her paintings are an accumulation of experience and time. It is in this unity that Here & Now projects the sense of eternity that Au seeks.

 

More about Gurevich Fine Art
Gurevich Fine Art is a contemporary art gallery that presents a broad view in regards to style with a strong emphasis on talent. The gallery is a focal point for artists and patrons at various levels to exchange visions. More information on Gurevich Fine Art is at www.gurevichfineart.com.

 

Contact
Alexandra Rohne
Communication Coordinator 
Tel: 204.488.0662 ext. 105 | Email: arohne@gurevichfineart.com

 

 

 

Toby Bartlett
Director of Communications
Tel: 204.488.0662 ext. 101 | Email: tbartlett@gurevichfineart.com

 

 

 

Gurevich Fine Art
Tel: 204.488.0662 | Fax: (204) 808-8870
Web: 
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Aliana Au, Canadian Silver Maple, Oil & Oil Stick on Canvas, 38" x 40"

Aliana Au, Canadian Silver Maple, Oil & Oil Stick on Canvas, 38" x 40"

Gurevich Fine Art Welcomes Artist Diana Thorneycroft.

Winnipeg, Manitoba – September 30, 2013 – Gurevich Fine Art is pleased to announce that internationally recognized artist Diana Thorneycroft has joined the gallery. Thorneycroft is a Winnipeg based artist who has exhibited numerious bodies of work to great celebration across Canada, the United States and Europe, as well as in Moscow, Tokyo and Sydney.

Known for creating provocative and controversial photographs; Thorneycroft’s work challenges her audience’s viewing experience. She has turned to black humour and contemporary mass culture as props to stage investigations into what she calls humankind’s hopeless attraction to “spectacles of violence.” 

Thorneycroft’s work has been the subject of radio documentaries and a CBC national documentary for television. Thorneycroft's photo-based exhibition, The Body, its lesson and camouflage was on an eight city tour from 2000 to 2002. A book under the same name was published.

She is the recipient of numerous awards including an Assistance to Visual Arts Long-term Grant from the Canada Council, several Senior Arts Grants from the Manitoba Arts Council and a Fleck Fellowship from the Banff Centre for the Arts.

Hogs and Horses, a collaboration between Thorneycroft and Michael Boss, will be her first exhibition at Gurevich Fine Art in October of 2014. 

More about Gurevich Fine Art

Gurevich Fine Art is a contemporary art gallery that presents a broad view in regards to style with a strong emphasis on talent. The gallery is a focal point for artists and patrons at various levels to exchange 
visions. More information on Gurevich Fine Art 
is 
at www.gurevichfineart.com.

Contact

Alexandra Rohne
Communication Coordinator 
Gurevich Fine Art | www.gurevichfineart.com 
Email: 
arohne@gurevichfineart.com | Twitter: @gurevichfineart
200-62 Albert Street Winnipeg, MB Canada R3B 1E9

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GFA @ McNally

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Gurevich Fine Art is pleased to announce a partnership with Winnipeg booksellers, McNally Robinson to create Gurevich Fine Art @ McNally Robinson. This gallery space located in the Prairie Ink Restaurant at the Grant Park Shopping Centre location will feature exhibits and artist talks by some of Winnipeg’s foremost artists.

 "Things are looking up" Dan Donaldson

 "Things are looking up" Dan Donaldson

“We want to maintain a certain quality of art and Gurevich Fine Art is in the best position to provide it,” comments McNally Robinson owner Paul McNally. “They know the local art community intimately and they are systematically representing the best and newest talent. They have a reputation of excellence and excitement and the pulse of the local community of artists.

Gurevich Fine Art owner Howard Gurevich elaborates, “It’s a natural fit. McNally Robinson’s vision of community space is exactly ours. Our goal is to introduce artists to an ever-widening audience. McNally provides that opportunity.”

Gurevich Fine Art @ McNally Robinson will launch September 16, 2013 at 7:30 PM with Further Directions Necessary by Winnipeg artist Dan Donaldson exhibiting his acrylic and mixed media pieces. The exhibit will show until October 14. Donaldson will be attending opening night, which will include an artist talk. For more information on Gurevich Fine Art @ McNally Robinson, please visit www.gfamcnally.ca.

More about McNally Robinson
McNally Robinson is an independent bookseller: family-oriented, committed to the values of community bookselling, and determined to present an alternative to corporate-chain bookstores.

Our focus is on Canada, and we work closely with authors and publishers to reach Canadians with their own stories.  Moreover, we select all our books, wherever written, to reflect the interests and circumstances of Canadians. We firmly believe in a literate society: one in which reading is co-relative with a thoughtful, imaginative and fulfilled life. More information on McNally Robinson is at www.mcnallyrobinson.com

 More about Gurevich Fine Art
Gurevich Fine Art is a contemporary art gallery that presents a broad view in regards to style with a strong emphasis on talent. The gallery is a focal point for artists and patrons at various levels to exchange visions. More information on Gurevich Fine Art is at www.gurevichfineart.com.

Contact: McNally Robinson Grant Park
John Toews, Events Coordinator
events@grant.mcnallyrobinson.ca
Phone: 204-453-0424 ext. 227
1120 Grant Ave, Winnipeg, MB, R3M 2A6

Contact: Gurevich Fine Art
Alexandra Rohne, Communications Coordinator
Tel: (204) 488-0662 | Fax: (204) 942-8144 | Web: www.gurevichfineart.com
Email: arohne@gurevichfineart.com | Twitter: @gurevichfineart
200-62 Albert Street, Winnipeg, MB Canada R3B 1E9

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