Friday, 11 May 2012

Sarah Nasby and Liana Schmidt

Artists: Sarah Nasby and Liana Schmidt
Title: Draping Exercise #1
Medium: C-Print
Dimensions: 16" x 24"
Work is framed

Sarah Nasby's work often references forms associated with design, working with typography and everyday objects through sculpture, drawing and professional printing. Themes related to visual connotation, the meaning of objects, communication and connection are explored from a playful and conceptual vantage. Nasby lives and works in Toronto. Her work has been exhibited in group shows in Canada and China. She received her MFA from NSCAD University in 2007.

Liana Schmidt was born in Vancouver and lives in Toronto. Working in photography, video and installation, Schmidt’s work revolves around injecting the absurd and fantastical into everyday life. Her work is influenced by set design and retail display, focusing on arrangements that create an atmosphere of promise. The visual language around the dramatic and theatrical are also central themes in her work.

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