Yukon Art Shows and Exhibitions

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Drawn Together: embroidered portraits and Doortraits: Intimate Pandemic Images. Meaningful to a Yukon audience. Look for faces you recognize.

Karen Thomas’s 2020 Landscape series

Karen Thomas takes a light-hearted approach to art-making. This makes for a joyful experience for folks who take in her exhibit 2020 Landscape Series: A Path Forward which is currently showing at Arts Underground in Whitehorse.

Jesse Devost’s Superposition

In Superposition, Jesse Devost’s new exhibition at Arts Underground, Devost defines superposition as “the physical paradox of two distinct states, when added together equal a new valid state.

Honouring a whale

“I’ve been thinking about water for about five or six years,” said artist Joyce Majiski. While walking the beach in Spain she was struck by the large amount of garbage that was getting washed in with the tide. And then, one day, she was struck with a vision of building a whale out of garbage.

The fine art of drawing with fire

Drawing with fire is one of humankind’s most ancient arts. This is what I was told by Ricardo Espada Horsfall when I visited him at his recent show, Smoke, Feelings and Wood at the Free-Space gallery in Northern Front Studio.

What’s in a name?

Chishti’s Then and Now: Water and a Name is the second in a series of stories featuring the Chu Niikwän artists and their work.

The owl that beckons

If you have lived in Canada for any time, you will likely recognize her work, even if you weren’t sure how to say her name. Kenojuak Ashevak’s image, “Owl’s Bouquet,” is featured on Canada’s $10 bill.

Seven

Dawn Robinson is primarily a dancer, but is also a visual artist. She incorporated both these disciplines into her Chu Niikwän Artist Residency piece, entitled Seven.

Take the tentacle

In this time, when we cannot easily travel, Shuvinai Ashoona’s exhibit at the Yukon Arts Centre offers to take you to imagined worlds you never knew existed.

Beauty Through Decay

Beauty Through Decay is Jennfer Jay’s first exhibit, although she has been making art all her life. Yukoners may not know her name. As she notes in her bio, Jay has spent a lot of time being put into boxes that she never felt like she belonged in.

Of Beasts and Branches

Of Beasts and Branches: an interpretation of nature is Jenifer Davidson’s first solo show. Just as her materials are drawn from nature, so is her subject matter.

Nature fusing light and air to create art

Anne Hoerber’s new exhibition, Waking Dreams, shows at Arts Underground this month Different artists are often drawn to different media in part because of what they are able to express with their chosen supplies. For Anne Hoerber, this chosen media is encaustic (working with melted wax), which allows her to bring the feelings and impressions …

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Emerging North Exhibit

A virtual tour of the Yukon Arts Centre new gallery exhibit, Emerging North

Wild in the city

Linda Leon’s newest exhibition, Wild in the City, is an exploration of the relationship between animals and urban centres.

Creating bridges between the audience and the land

Boreal hip hop, still from “Remote Sensibility: the ecology of perception” Grace Simpson-Fowler, Talia Woodland and Karyin Qiu were early participants in Remote Sensibility, performing in Marten’s favorite stage: outside [one_half] [/one_half] [one_half_last] What happens when you bring Elders, astronauts, visual artists and choirs together? If you’re Marten Berkman, you end up with a multi-screen …

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