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Lan 'Florence" Yee exhibition 'Just Short of Everything' Opens Friday

Lan “Florence” Yee: Just Short of Everything Opening reception: January 13, 2023 from 6:30 to 8:30pm at the Pierre Leon Gallery of the Alliance Française Toronto. 24 Spadina.   January 14, 2023 to February 4, 2023 Lan “Florence” Yee is a visual artist and serial collaborator based in Tkaronto/Toronto and Tiohtià:ke/Mooniyang/Montreal. They collect text in underappreciated places and ferment it until it is too suspicious to ignore. Just Short of Everything is an exhibition of text and textile that takes on conflicting desires and the foundations that we fall through when trying to fulfill them. The main series, Tangerine, After Grapefruit, draws from Yoko Ono’s 1964 book of instructions, now embroidered as nine large-scale ‘pages’ that were photographed and printed as...

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Gold mine of perfect and EASY art gifts.

I still treasure the art my aunt gave me when I was a teenager.  And I think of her every time I see it. There is a treasure trove of perfect art gifts at Fiick the Switch Artists' Collective.  1) Visit personally or virtual tour, S) See art on Flick the Switch Instagram @FlicktheSwitchART, 3) Give a gift certificate. 4) contact a favourite artist  5) Check the website directory for current artists. For example Kristen D'Aquila has art starting at $30  @kay_daq NOT SURE? Our artists can help you chose. Contact:

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Anne Harrison Finesses a Portrait

Anne Harrison says "I have always been interested in painting and drawing. I always return to the human figure and in particular the portrait. My goal is not to create an exact portrait of the person but to capture the emotion the sitter evokes. My work has been exhibited in group shows and juried shows in Toronto and is in private collections across Canada and Europe. In 2019, a portrait of my mother was short-listed for The Kingston Prize Exhibition." See more work on instagram @alrharrison

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