Angell Gallery

20th anniversary

Erin Loree

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The swirling rhythms, dramatic brushstrokes, glowing colours and bold scale of Toronto-based Erin Loree’s paintings delight the eye and challenge the mind. Loree’s process involves a slow building up and then removal of paint, creating richly layered surfaces that evoke emotional states and psychic spaces. To create her paintings, Loree begins with a layer of transparent acrylic, over which oils are applied, scraped away, then re-applied, using a variety of tools including rags, squeegees, cardboard and brushes. Intention and intuition come together in Loree’s process. A delicate balance is achieved between consideration and spontaneity, resulting in paintings that fully reveal themselves only upon extended viewing. Loree was awarded the 2012 Medal for Drawing and Painting upon graduating from the Ontario College of Art and Design. She has participated in solo and group shows in Toronto, Montreal, Ottawa, London (U.K.), Brooklyn and San Francisco. In the fall of 2016, she completed the Bill and Isabel Pope Residency in painting at NSCAD in Halifax. Loree’s work has been featured in MOMUS.ca, the Toronto Star, Beautiful Decay and the Huffington Post.

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Angell Gallery is moving in September

New location:

1444 Dupont St., Unit 15
Toronto, Ontario
M6P 4H3