Art

Marlene Pape explores Skylights at Arts on Queen in October

Arts on Queen, 2198 Queen St. E., is pleased to present Skylights, the first appearance at the gallery by Marlene Pape, Oct. 1 through 31. Pape’s acrylics “articulate the natural beauty found in various skylines during different times of the day.” This exhibit features paintings that “capture an ambiance of spiritual proportions, and allows the viewer to reflect upon the complexity of the world with simplistic subject matter.” Pape’s art is found in more than 300 private, corporate and public collections around the world. This will be an excellent opportunity to see her work in this area.
For more information visit her website at www.marlenepapefineart.com, or call Arts On Queen at 416-699-6127.

Cobalt Gallery, 870A Kingston Rd., presents The Pin-up Artist, new drawings by Joanne Filletti, from Sept. 30 through Oct. 29. Drawing her inspiration from the celebrated commercial art of Gil Elvgren from the 1930s to 1970s, Filletti re-examines the traditional pin-up girl.
“In spite of feminist advances, we are still confronted with conflicting media messages,” says Filletti in her artist’s statement. “To accept that one’s being is always subject to the scrutiny and judgment of others, is to operate in a constant state of uncertainty. The Pin-up Artist is a ‘pictorial autobiography unfolding in the present’.”
For more information call Cobalt Gallery at 416-694-0156, or visit www.cobaltgallery.ca.

The Savoury Grounds Coffee Company, 971B Kingston Rd. is please to present an exhibition of 20 paintings by Beach artist Karen Evans, through the month of October.
Karen Evans is a graduate of the Ontario College of Art & Design, and a two-time winner at the Toronto Outdoor Exhibition. According to her artists statement she “paints from the inside out, the subconscious, a feeling, a thought, as well as the physical world.” Her paintings are bold, vibrant and full of life.
For more information call the Savoury Grounds at 416-690-9467.


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