Show: Metal & Stone
Location: Steffich Fine Art, Salt Spring Island BC
Date: August 28, 2020

Featuring new works from local artistic legends, Peter McFarlane and Ronald T. Crawford.

"Metal and stone may represent the harder, more permanent aspects of the earth element, but a show at Steffich Fine Art featuring new work by Peter McFarlane and Ron Crawford reveals there are no fixed boundaries when it comes to art."

Excerpt taken from "Artworks Dissolve Boundaries Of Perception" by Elizabeth Nolan published September 1, 2020 via the Gulf Islands Driftwood Newspaper.


Slipstream

Measurements: TBA
Materials: Re-purposed Metal & Upcycled Objects

"A piece reflecting an overwhelming complexity to events in the world and one's attempt to understand and grasp a relationship to it all."

Off

Measurements: TBA
Materials: Re-purposed Metal & Upcycled Objects

"Any and all objects can be used to create something, to make and re-make what I find in the world. The process requires searching for the materials that will commit me to original work, and intimately connect me to a self-engendered vision."



Shoulder Blades

Measurements: 11"x 11" x 18"
Materials: Re-purposed Metal & Upcycled Objects

Description Coming Soon...



About Time

Measurements: 44" x 14" X 11"
Materials: Re-purposed Metal & Upcycled Objects

"The crunch of time and the burden of aging one feels occasionally--or more than occasionally, as time stacks up."

Feather Weight

Measurements: 44" x 14" X 11"
Materials: Re-purposed Metal & Upcycled Objects

"Featherweight (the weight of self-imposed expectations) - As the title states, the figure struggles under the weight of their burden but the invisible weight doesn’t anchor the figure’s feet to the base."

Raven, Too

Materials: Re-purposed Metal & Upcycled Objects

"Raven - the chainsaw- an iconic Canadian archetype that can be perceived as either a destroyer of nature or a tool that potentially promotes growth, is transformed into a bird that lives in the forest and embodies a vast array of positive and negative mythological attributes."

Cantor

Materials: Re-purposed Metal & Upcycled Objects

"In this piece I'm trying to capture the musical passage and passing of time; rhythm and syncopation of a cantering horse."

Renew Saw

Materials: Re-purposed Metal & Upcycled Objects

Description Coming Soon...