Cleanup underway at Enbridge pump station following oil spill in Herschel, Saskatchewan (Ruined Landscape)
Oil on canvas
Framed, 8"x10" (15" x 17")
100 years ago Tom Thompson and artists in ‘The Group of Seven’ made a name for themselves painting the pristine Canadian landscape. 100 years later, I’ve created contemporary artworks that reflects the new Canadian landscape. In this ongoing painting series, I ‘hijack’ vintage, mass-produced, Bob Ross-style landscape paintings found in thrift stores and antique shops, and I paint in hazmat cleanup crews and man-made environmental disasters. Many of the titles are appropriated from actual news headlines from real accidents that have occurred throughout the Canadian landscape.
The auction will go “live” at 12:00PM on Monday, June 22 and will conclude at 12:00PM on Monday, July 06. We are asking each artist to choose one work valued between $200 and $500 to be placed in the online auction platform. Bidding would start at 70% of the stated price. The auction platform will add a 5% surcharge to be paid by the buyer. The works sold would be delivered by the artist to the school, which can later be picked up by the buyer, all in a safe, social distancing environment. All works will be listed as “unframed” unless stated otherwise.
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