Twenty-five years ago, at the age of 10, Andrew Salgado
was just another kid who’d decided to take art classes at Regina’s Neil Balkwill Centre. Today he’s a celebrated and critically acclaimed artist whose last 11 solo exhibitions (in cities as diverse as London, New York, Miami and Cape Town) have sold out, and who has been interviewed by major magazines and newspapers around the world.
In January and February, Salgado’s paintings were featured in a survey exhibition entitled TEN
at The Canadian High Commission in Trafalgar Square, London, which coincided with the release of the first artist monograph (work published in book form) featuring his paintings. He’s even been ...
...has appeared in Refined Regina
. Click on the image below to get a larger look at how it appeared.
Last week I interviewed world-renowned film (and stage and opera) director Atom Egoyan
, in connection with the first North American showing of his art installation “Steenbeckett” at Regina’s MacKenzie Art Gallery
. The 750-word article I wrote will appear in the next issue of Refined Lifestyles Magazine
, but I thought I’d take advantage of my blog to post a lightly-edited (for clarity and continuity) transcript of our entire conversation. He was a pleasure to talk to and I highly recommend taking in the installation (and the MacKenzie Art Gallery, one of Canada's best) if you’re in Regina.
You can read much more about it on the "Egoyan at the MacKenzie" website