The Gaze | The Artist's Studio

Why do we value art? Is it because it makes us feel alive as it unveils a part of ourselves? Is it because we see it as a social tool for change? Or perhaps is it simply because eavesdropping is second nature to humanity, and art provides us with an incomparable intimacy with a creative’s mind?

The Gaze | Warehouse Artworks

Well established in Winnipegs tightly knit art community and picture framing business, Warehouse Artworks also hosts exhibitions, and carries a large selection of work

The Gaze | Art School High

We’ve seen it in the recent hit television show 13 Reasons Why. For some students, high school is nothing but a source of trauma and anxiety. That’s the whole essence of Art School High, a collective exhibition carefully curated by Patrik Andersson.

With works reflecting on the experience of attending high school and learning in different environments, the 12 participating artists explore issues relating to identity, adolescence, marginalization, and rebellious behaviours.

The Gaze | Angell Gallery

Opened to the public for the first time in 1996, Toronto-based Angell Gallery is now known for curating forward-thinking and unconventional exhibitions. Its roster includes emerging and mid-career artists from the globe's major artistic hubs: Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver, New York, London, and Berlin. Part of Angell Gallery's mission is to raise the profile of artists showcasing their work to an international level, and so far, the gallery has been quite successful at doing so, grabbing curators and journalists' attention on a regular basis.

The Gaze | The Darling Foundry

The Darling Foundry was founded and directed by the non-profit organization Quartier Éphém

The Gaze | Glass Door Gallery

Located on the busy Saint-Laurent Boulevard in Montreal, Glass Door Gallery is a DIY multidisciplinary art venue dedicated to support local emerging artists. Often empty with bare, white walls, the space is a popular location for throwing experimental avant-garde art shows.

The Gaze | Layers: A Partial Pop-Up

Women have been involved in the art world in every corner of the globe and in every way imaginable. Despite this, to this day, many still struggle to be fully recognized for their practice and artistic expression.

The Gaze | Symbiose (Edition 1)

It's always to fun to see galleries and artists come together to provide new experiences for the viewer and Montreal just seems to be a hub for it. Over the years, more and more are abandoning the rigid format that traditional gallery exhibitions offer.

The Gaze | Sheltered + Exposed

Winter; a four-to-six months long defining experience for many. In Alberta, winter's cold climate is often perceived as a challenge to navigate. Hence, architectural designs are conceived with this reality in mind. However, many seem to believe the structures are perhaps too protective and isolating, rather than appreciative of the season.

The Gaze | Two Rivers Gallery

The evolution of Prince George's public art space goes back almost 70 years -- to the year 1949, precisely. However, under its current name, given in June of the year 2000, Two Rivers Gallery is now considered a locally vital visual art center.


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