curator by day
Join artist, art enthusiast and Station Gallery curator Olexander Wlasenko for an artistic adventure in his bi-monthly blog titled “Curator by Day”.
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Let the People Choose
March 18, 2015 This year will mark the 22nd anniversary of Station Gallery’s signature fundraiser–Drawing for Art. I’d like to donate one of my latest drawings. One features the young French film star, Alain Delon next to a mythological sculpture. The other is of Catherine Spaak walking to a window. Which one should I donate […]
Shining, Stormy Weather
January 27, 2015 I’ve been to the antique shop in Orono several times. On Sunday, I had a particular feeling of déjà vu. “Where have I just seen this picture?” I thought. It was Fredrick H. Varley’s “Stormy Weather, Georgian Bay” painted in a characteristically Group of Seven style back in 1920. Bold, vivid and […]
“Get me the Chief, quick. I’ve been shot!” This was the desperate cry of a young telegraph operator on a frigid Friday night in 1914. This week we count down to the hundredth anniversary when Billy Stone uttered his final words. To this day, the case of Billy Stone remains Whitby’s most infamous cold case. […]