With Galleries and museums opening their doors again since early 2022, many great artists are eager to show their latest works. The exhibitions on this list are all focused on Canadian artists and should not be missed by art lovers.
With great anticipation to the national art society, these exhibitions are sure to attract fans of art collectors from around the world.
Canada and Impressionism – February to June 2022 – National Gallery of Canada
This exhibition will feature more than 100 works by 36 Canadian artists and offers a new perspective on impressionism in art. Attendees to the exhibition will notice works that reflect the influence of the Barbizon School as well as early post-Impressionism.
The works that are showcased are from Canadian artists from North America to North Africa and are all focused on seeing and depicting life in Canada.
The exhibition will showcase the technical skill and versatility of Canadian artists and their importance in the international art impressionist movement.
Sandeep Johal – January to October 2022 – Vancouver art Gallery
Sandeep Johal is a rising visual artist who creates brilliant and bright murals mixed with media art. She uses indo-folk feminine aesthetics and goddess-like womanism to tackle issues of gendered violence and cultural identity.
This exhibition is part of Vancouver Gallery’s Spotlight Series and stands as the first in a lineup of local artists who are invited to participate in the project.
Matthew Wong: Blue View – January – April 2022 – Art Gallery Ontario
This exhibition of Matthew Wong is the first museum exhibition dedicated to his short but brilliant career. The Canadian-born artist’s works that were created between 2017 and 2019 will be showcased at the exhibition with a collection of over 40 artworks.
The artworks in the Blue View series range from a variety of styles and has a mediation on the many moods of the colour blue. It evokes a very contemporary feel and a wide range of styles, including Chinese calligraphy and scroll painting to pointillism. Wong was self-taught as an artist and is seen in his unique blend of styles.
Some of the most daring works of art are displayed at these exhibitions, with some being based on historical works and others more on recent international matters.