1. Torontoâ€™s CN Tower got an admirable facelift this summer, causing many residents to actually see the tower in years.
Which reminds us of….
2. Will Kim Dorland win the RBC Painting Competition this year?
After being shortlisted in 2006, he has again made the list this year.
VoCA thinks his work is getting better every year.
The winner will be announced in September.
His surreal paintings are grounded in regional familiarity, small-town suburbia depicted using day-glo underpainting.
New work by the artist is on view at Skew Gallery, Calgary
from September 6 – 6 October.
Opening Reception: Tursday, Sept. 6, 6-9pm. The artist will be in attendance.