Esma Mneina

  • ‘Inevitable’ new exhibit an amalgamation of local talent

    “Expect unreasonably elaborate and needlessly complicated illustrations with very recondite visual storytelling,” local artist Randy Ortiz says of Invasive Species, an upcoming art exhibit featuring his work along with Ben Bonner’s and Andrew Lodwick’s.

  • A dramatic display of Colombia and its culture

    Described as abstract, humorous, satirical, saddening and undeniably beautiful all at once, Colombian-born artist Fernando Botero is a living legend.

  • From YouTube to record deal to Lilith Fair

    Ash Koley, Winnipeg’s newest pop darlings, have had their feet touch many new grounds in the past month, stopping in cities across Canada on their promotional tour.

  • Local ‘artpreneur’ steps back into the studio

    The co-founder and co-owner of Cre8ery gallery and studio, nominee as a Future Leader of Manitoba, Winnipeg Arts Council Award of Distinction winner and a keynote speaker at the Northwestern Ontario Artpreneur Conference – it’s safe to say Jordan Miller has offered much to the Canadian art scene.

  • Storyteller and acclaimed writer uses stories from the past to reflect on modern day

    From Zimbabwe to Manitoba, and multiple stops in between, comes Ignatius Mabasa, the newest storyteller-in-residence at the University of Manitoba.

  • Tales of shamans and spirits provide frame for artist’s work

    Working with common materials such as bone, antler and stones found in his Inuit community of Cape Dorset, Kiugak Ashoona depicts the tales of shamans and spirits which form the framework of his art.