Interviews & Features

  • SPOTLIGHT | John Hartman: Simon Tookoome drawing, Kavavau Munamee dreaming

    This week, we are pleased to present a Spotlight on Simon Tookoome drawing, Kavavau Munamee dreaming by John Hartman.

  • SPOTLIGHT | Rachel MacFarlane

    This week, we are pleased to present a Spotlight on new paintings by Rachel MacFarlane.

  • Landon Mackenzie: Starry Nights

    A Short Film by David Hartman
    Landon Mackenzie: Starry Nights

    Landon Mackenzie provides insight into her new large-scale painting, Starry Nights, in this short film directed by David Hartman.

  • Charles Bierk: What Was Found

    A Short Film by David Hartman
    Charles Bierk: What Was Found

    The Nicholas Metivier Gallery is pleased to present Charles Bierk: What Was Found, a short film on the subject of Bierk's practice and latest body of work, directed by David Hartman.

  • PERSPECTIVES: JOHN HARTMAN

    This week, PERSPECTIVES will focus on John Hartman. Click in to read more.

  • SPOTLIGHT | Shelley Adler: Taking a Bath (Lee Miller)

    This week, we are pleased to present a Spotlight on Taking a Bath (Lee Miller), a new painting by Shelley Adler.

  • Paolo Ventura: Grazia Ricevuta

    A Short Film by David Hartman
    Paolo Ventura: Grazia Ricevuta

    The Nicholas Metivier Gallery is pleased to present Paolo Ventura: Grazia Ricevuta, a short film directed by David Hartman on the subject of Ventura's practice and latest body of work.

  • SPOTLIGHT | Ned Pratt: Bowring, Dusk

    This week, we are pleased to present a Spotlight on Bowring, Dusk, a new photograph by Ned Pratt.

  • PERSPECTIVES: PAOLO VENTURA

    This week, PERSPECTIVES will focus on Paolo Ventura. Click in to read more.

  • SPOTLIGHT | New works by John Hartman

    This week, we are pleased to present a Spotlight on new paintings by John Hartman.

  • SPOTLIGHT | Michael Smith: Font de Gaume

    For this week's Spotlight, we focus on Michael Smith's triptych Font de Gaume, the centrepiece of his new exhibition Underland.

  • Michael Smith: Underland

    A Short Film by David Hartman
    Michael Smith: Underland

    The Nicholas Metivier Gallery is pleased to present Michael Smith: Underland, a short film directed by David Hartman on the subject of Smith's latest body of work.

  • PERSPECTIVES: MATTHEW SCHOFIELD

    This week, PERSPECTIVES focuses on Matthew Schofield. Click in to read more.

  • PERSPECTIVES: JAMES CARL

    This week, PERSPECTIVES focuses on James Carl. Click in to read more.

  • PERSPECTIVES: MEDRIE MACPHEE

    Our new series, PERSPECTIVES, looks closely at a specific artist's unique thought process and how they arrive at their recent works. It is said that everything comes from something - we invite you to learn about the inspirations and ideas behind the artists and their respective practices.

  • Greg Hardy: Northern Cathedral

    A Short Film by David Hartman
    Greg Hardy: Northern Cathedral

    The Nicholas Metivier Gallery is pleased to present Greg Hardy: Northern Cathedral, a short film directed by David Hartman on the subject of Hardy's latest body of work.

  • John Hartman: Many Lives Mark This Place

    A Short Film by David Hartman
    John Hartman: Many Lives Mark This Place
  • Medrie MacPhee | A Short Film

    Medrie MacPhee discusses her artistic practice and latest body of work. Her first solo exhibition at the gallery, Dark Matter, will open in April 2021.

  • John Hartman: High Water

    A Short Film by David Hartman
    John Hartman: High Water

    The Nicholas Metivier Gallery is pleased to present John Hartman: High Water, a short film directed by David Hartman on the subject of Hartman's latest body of work.

  • Ben Reeves: Valley Nights

    A Short Film by David Hartman
    Ben Reeves: Valley Nights

    The Nicholas Metivier Gallery is pleased to present Ben Reeves: Valley Nights, a short film on Reeves' first solo exhibition at the gallery.

  • A Message from Edward Burtynsky on Earth Day 2020
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    Click into the page to access the video
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    Click into the page to access the video
  • Medrie MacPhee, Dark Matter, 2020 (click into the page to access the video)
    Medrie MacPhee, Dark Matter, 2020 (click into the page to access the video)
  • The Artist's Voice | Ben Reeves
  • The Artist's Voice | Jeffrey Blondes
  • Linda Martinello working in her studio (click in to the page to access the video)
    Linda Martinello working in her studio (click in to the page to access the video)
  • John Hartman, Running Rabbit Above the Western Islands, 2020, pastel on paper, 22 x 30 in.
    John Hartman, Running Rabbit Above the Western Islands, 2020, pastel on paper, 22 x 30 in.
  • Michael Smith painting in his studio (click in to the page to access the video)
    Michael Smith painting in his studio (click in to the page to access the video)
  • Charles Meanwell painting in his studio (click in to the page to access the video)
    Charles Meanwell painting in his studio (click in to the page to access the video)
  • Bierk varnishing Sean during the last day in his studio
    Bierk varnishing Sean during the last day in his studio
  • Sean, 2020, oil on canvas, 40 x 36 in.
    Sean, 2020, oil on canvas, 40 x 36 in.

    Following the opening of his solo exhibition, What Was Not Lost, we asked Charles Bierk a few questions about his latest body of work.

  • Grey Rocks, 2019, oil on panel, 13 3/4 x 13 3/4 in.
    Grey Rocks, 2019, oil on panel, 13 3/4 x 13 3/4 in.

    In advance of his solo exhibition, Cape Pine, we asked Charles Meanwell a few questions about the inspiration behind his latest body of work.

  • © Kyrani Kanavaros
    © Kyrani Kanavaros

    In advance of her solo exhibition at Nicholas Metivier Gallery this March,  Float Like A Butterfly, Sting Like A Bee, we asked Bobbie Burgers a few questions about the inspiration behind her latest body of work.

  • Q & A with STEPHEN APPLEBY-BARR and DANIEL STRONG

    In advance of Stephen Appleby-Barr's solo exhibition at Nicholas Metivier Gallery, 
    Above the Clouds, Below the Sky, Daniel Strong, Associate Director and Curator of Exhibitions at the Grinnell College Museum of Art, asks Appleby-Barr about the inspiration for his latest body of work.

  • 5 Things with DOUGLAS BENTHAM

    In advance of his first solo exhibition at Nicholas Metivier Gallery this October, Still Life, here are 5 things you should know about Douglas Bentham.

  • Five Questions with MARA KORKOLA

    In advance of her exhibition at Nicholas Metivier Gallery this September, In A Silent Way, we asked Mara Korkola a few questions about the inspiration for her latest body of work.

  • Five Questions with MICHAEL SMITH

    In advance of his sixth solo exhibition at Nicholas Metivier Gallery, The Eye of the Storm, we asked Michael Smith a few questions about the inspiration for his latest body of work.

  • In the Studio with JOHN HARTMAN

    Ahead of his exhibition at Nicholas Metivier Gallery, John Hartman invited us into his studio to discuss his latest project focusing on Canadian authors and the places that inspire them.

  • Five Questions with NED PRATT

    Ahead of Ned Pratt’s second solo exhibition at Nicholas Metivier Gallery, we asked him a few questions about his process and latest photographs.

  • Five Questions with LINDA MARTINELLO

    Ahead of her first solo exhibition at Nicholas Metivier Gallery, we asked Linda Martinello to provide insight into her process and her latest body of work.