Artist: Nicole Chen

Artist: Nicole Chen

Title: "我会记得", which means "I will remember"

(Southeast corner of 11th Ave & Scarth St)

Nicole Chen’s work is concerned with the unique experience of what it means to embody both Asian and Western Cultures in one’s identity. She is fascinated with Chinese history and her parents (born in China during the Cultural Revolution) probably hate her for asking so many questions about it. Her art is composed of a series of peonies, the national flower of China and western red lilies, the floral emblem of Saskatchewan. Together, they symbolize harmony between two communities with different pasts.

To learn more about Nicole Chen, visit her at: @wingfred

Artist: Phyllis Jarrett-Poitras

Artist: Phyllis Jarrett-Poitras

Title: Circle of Rejuvenation

(Southwest corner of 11th Ave & Albert St) 

Phyllis is a self-taught artist whose creations come from the heart. I sign my art as P. Poitras-Jarrett to honour both my Metis mother and my Scottish-English father. Her Metis ancestry has provided her with a rich history and inspired many of her art ideas. Metis people were known as the “Flower Beadwork People” and her Kokum was indeed a flower. The pride and appreciation that she has of their ancestral floral designs is evident in this graphic art. The beads were graphically drawn and the floral design was slowly created bead by bead.

To learn more about Phyllis Jarrett-Poitras visit her at: felissart.com

 

 

 

Artist: Jamie Slawson

Artist: Jamie Slawson

Title: Space Voyager

Jamie Slawson has been interested in art from a young age and he has worked mainly on portraits. Jamie paints emotionally resonant images that are meant to establish a connection between subject and viewer. The juxtaposition of the watercolor’s painted impression and the hand drawn look of the futurism of space create a compelling image for the viewer to look and pause.

To learn more about Jamie Slawson, visit him at:

jamieslawson.tumblr.com 

Artist: Clara Chen

Artist: Clara Chen

Title: Mosaic City

(Northeast corner of 11th Ave & Smith St)

Clara lives and breathes digital art and media. Her art speaks to Clara’s impressions of Regina, being born and raised here for 19 years. Her concept speaks a truth about the increasingly multi-cultural landscape and growth for our flourishing city. Her design celebrates Regina’s annual Mosaic Pavilion – the weekend long event that unifies our city’s diversity.

To learn more about Clara Chen, visit her at:

clarawingchen.myportfolio.com

instagram.com/cwcllama

Artist: Allan Dotson

Artist: Allan Dotson

Title: They Came Back

(Southeast corner of 11th Ave & Cornwall St)

Allan Dotson is a Regina-based arts, educator and self-publisher. Allan has self-published a fantasy graphic novel, an ongoing webcomic and several storytelling game books. Allan loves how close he feels to the native prairie, native animals and people while out walking or biking. This is reflected in his interpretation that traffic control boxes help us share space by warning us to slow down, to stop and allow space for others. He gives us an opportunity to imagine a future after cars when the prairies are reclaimed by the animals.

To learn more about Allan Dotson, visit him at:

sites.google.com/site/maycontainmonkeys/

Artist: Chad Geran

Artist: Chad Geran

Title: Traffic

(Southeast corner of 11th Ave & Rose St) 

Chad Geran provides fun, thoughtful illustrations for print materials, branding and visual identities. His style combines a light-hearted approach with sophisticated intelligence which delivers simple, approachable illustrations with unmistakable depth. Chad has created images that relate to traffic and these illustrations juxtaposed with other simple illustrations that are inspired by downtown has created a composition which reflects Regina’s downtown.

To learn more about Chad Geran, visit him at:

www.geran.ca

Artist: Michelle Harazny

Artist: Michelle Harazny

Title: Bees in the City

(Southeast corner of 11th Ave & Lorne St) 

Michelle Lynn Harazny likes to dabble in ceramics, drawing, graphic and facilitate paper craft workshops. She grew up in Regina, lived in Montreal for 8 years and recently moved back to her hometown in 2017.

In Regina, the growing number of beekeepers reflects a global movement of urban beekeeping in backyards and on rooftops and balconies. This is reflected by bringing more visuals of nature to our cityscape and reminding us that we need bees in our rural and urban environments.

To learn more about Michelle Harazny, visit her at:

M L Harazny

Artist: Sandra Knoss

Artist: Sandra Knoss

Title: Evening in the City

(Southeast corner of 11th Ave & Broad St) 

Sandra Knoss was raised on the family farm at Glentworth and now resides at Rockglen where she runs a grain farm and cattle ranch with husband Calvin and their children Brett and Hayley. Sandra’s interpretation of a prairie sunset, provides the viewer with brilliant colors that depict “Land of Living Skies”.

To learn more about Sandra Knoss, visit her at:

facebook.com/SandraLKnoss

www.voidgallery.ca