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SSNAP PANEL EVENT

On October 14, 2017 as part of the SSNAP program, a panel discussion "The Creative Mind: Creativity In the Arts & Sciences" was held in the ArtSpring Theater. The panellists were filmmaker Atom Egoyan, photographer Meaghan Ogilvie and Janet Halliwell representing the sciences. I was pleased to have some of

SSNAP PANEL EVENT2019-08-13T16:18:55-07:00

THE PARALLEL SHOW 2017

The 2017 Salt Spring National Art Prize and the Salt Spring Arts Council are proud to present the Parallel Art Show. The exhibition features the work of fifty outstanding Salt Spring Island artists who submitted their work to SSNAP 2017. Curated by Matt Steffich and Anthony Matthews, this exhibition demonstrates why Salt Spring Island is known as one of the premier arts communities in Canada.

THE PARALLEL SHOW 20172019-08-17T15:10:10-07:00

REVIEW BY HELEN MEARS

A meeting of worlds. From expressive, two dimensional, abstract yet fantastical paintings to a dramatic 3 dimensioned planet around which the paintings revolve.

REVIEW BY HELEN MEARS2019-08-16T14:30:37-07:00

A NICE SYNCHRONICITY

Bob Weeden is a biologist, orchardist, ornithologist, philosopher and advocate for all things growing and wild. It gave me great pleasure that he resonated with my show enough to use it as a starting point for one of his unique and wonderful rambles. Where art, science and spirituality begin:

A NICE SYNCHRONICITY2019-08-16T14:32:30-07:00

SHOW REVIEW BY ELIZABETH NOLAN

New work by Salt Spring painter Chintan Bolliger reveals the evolution and growth of a fine artist who appears to enjoy a complete balance between intuition and concept.

SHOW REVIEW BY ELIZABETH NOLAN2019-08-16T14:33:20-07:00

LIFE.FORMS INSTALLATION 2016

My new show 'Life.Forms' at Mahon Hall will be up until August 24. I'll be giving an artist talk on Sunday August 7th at 2pm. I hope you can join me.

LIFE.FORMS INSTALLATION 20162019-08-17T15:15:32-07:00

A CONVERSATION ABOUT MY UPCOMING SHOW

Being a very tactile person, most of my work starts with me messing with materials, looking for clues. The idea takes hold out of the process and then I pursue that concept in subsequent paintings. These new images exist in the space between the geological and the biological and are a consideration of where the spark of animation might happen.

A CONVERSATION ABOUT MY UPCOMING SHOW2019-08-16T14:35:12-07:00

EASTER ART SHOW 2016

I have work in this year's Easter Art Show at Mahon Hall, an annual tradition on Salt Spring. Kudos to Anthony Matthews for organizing a very handsome show. Over 40 artists have submitted strong work and the show looks great. Opening night is on Friday, March 25th, 6 -9 pm.

EASTER ART SHOW 20162019-09-07T16:01:20-07:00

A VISIT FROM SOOKE 2015

February 2015: Last week I had a very enjoyable studio visit from a group of volunteers who put together the well-known Sooke Fine Arts Show. Having 17 art savvy people crowded into my studio made for some surprising, and for me, very informative discussions. One of the group, Ken Moore,

A VISIT FROM SOOKE 20152019-08-16T14:36:36-07:00