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Diana Thorneycroft Exhibition

Diana Thorneycroft – Past and Present

Nov 6, 2021

Opening reception on November 9 is from 5 to 7 PM with Diana in attendance Mayberry Fine Art is pleased to present Past and Present, an exhibition of drawings and photographs by Diana Thorneycroft in the gallery’s Dundas Street West location in Toronto. The collection features drawings by Thorneycroft completed in the last two years,…

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Jack Bishop – Road Trip Playlist

Nov 6, 2021

On display in Toronto October 15th – November 7th, 2021 My paintings have had recurrent subject matter of driving for some time now, but these recent works have also become autobiographical. Influenced by years of my wife, dog and I regularly travelling the highway back and forth between Halifax NS and Saint John NB. The…

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Sean William Randall – GOLDEN LIGHT

Oct 13, 2021

In this latest series, Randall plays with notions of reality and familiarity as constructs– works informed by images from our past which also play on our memories. He realizes this concept by depicting settings that feel familiar though they are decidedly unplaceable. Palpable tension is created within his images, as the viewer is left to…

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Peter McConville – Paintings 2001 to 2020

Sep 29, 2021

Following Peter McConville’s passing on November 29, 2020, we may wonder how Peter McConville would wish to be remembered? In a 2010 video, Peter remarked that he viewed his paintings as a celebration of life,” as evidenced by the tenacity with which he continued to paint– creating new works, in spite of his terminal illness…

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Luke Ramsey – Orcas In The Moon Garden

Sep 10, 2021

This body of work is a continuing exploration of animal and environment. A relationship to abstraction with landscape. The animals that appear are a reflection of their activity and proximity to home and studio. A landscape as a window into a world. A journey into sea, land or sky, or all three. Some paintings presented…

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Vivian Thierfelder Addicted to Nostalgia

Aug 6, 2021

On display in Toronto | August 6th – September 4th, 2021 Vivian Thierfelder: Addicted to Nostalgia, features small-scale, still-life paintings. The work is expertly crafted and intricately detailed, as Thierfelder plays with compositional scale and dramatic colours in each piece. The work pulls the viewer in, posing the questions, “can a past that has slipped…

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Hashim Hannoon – Colourful Dreams

Jul 13, 2021

We are happy to present a new group of work by Canadian artist Hashim Hannoon on display at our Dundas Street location in Toronto from July 13th – 31st 2021 I focus on the aesthetics of color, simplified shapes, dreamy cities, and childhood. My paintings invite viewers to experience my vision, a vision that celebrates…

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Jack Bishop

Jun 24, 2021

Mayberry Fine Art welcomes Jack Bishop! Jack Bishop is originally from Quispamsis, NB and received a BFA from NSCAD in 2007. He now lives and works in Halifax. Bishop has received creation grants from Arts NB, Arts NS, and the Canada Council for the Arts. He was recently included in “The Painting Project”, a major…

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Deon Venter – PENTIMENTO – June 18th

Jun 18, 2021

Pentimento is Deon Venter’s re-imagining of the Canadian landscape and wildlife painting– a re-invention of its historical significance, metaphor and symbolism. In this series of large-scale oil paintings, Venter uses ‘pentimento’ to refer to his processes of alterations. The word is Italian for ‘repentance’, meaning to repent or change. Traces of his previous efforts scar…

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Sarah Gee Miller – The Dialect Series – Toronto June 15th, 2021

Jun 15, 2021

We are pleased to announce that a feature exhibition of new works by Sarah Gee Miller opens this Tuesday in Toronto. The Dialect Series will be on display from June 15 – 29th in person. This sequence of six paintings was made differently from my usual process, which is a careful charting of shapes and…

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