Thursday, May 2, 2019

Halifax Crafters Society Spring Market (MAY 4-5): Briana Corr Scott

The Halifax Crafters Society will be holding its annual Spring Market this weekend (May 4 - 5) at the Olympic Centre, 3204 Hunter St. Halifax.

Did you know that in addition to her studio practice, Briana Corr Scott is also a member of the Halifax Crafters Society?
Halifax Crafters Society Spring Market Poster Design by Briana Corr Scott

Briana has been exhibiting with the gallery since 2013, with her first solo exhibition "Spring/Light" in 2016. Her most recent body of work "Invisible World" was exhibited at Argyle Fine Art in the winter of 2019.

Briana draws and paints still lives from observation. Her subjects are primarily objects from nature; flowers, bones and shells. Her painting style is quiet and meditative, she concentrates intently on each object and wraps it in glowing painted light.

Briana Corr Scott, "Flowers In Autumn Light" oil on board, 10 x 10 inches

Briana is a fine artist, poet, author and children's illustrator, and has published books with Nimbus Publishing Limited. She has been recently featured by the "Jealous Curator" and "Lula Magazine" in Japan.

Briana's "She Dreams of Sable Island" will be released this month, with a Book Launch (in partnership with Woozles and Nimbus Publishing) set for May 26th (1:30 - 3:30 pm) at Argyle Fine Art.

"Written as a gentle, lyrical poem, She Dreams of Sable Island is a wonderful read-aloud for bedtime, and a fact-filled exploration for curious readers who dream of adventuring to one of Nova Scotia’s most remarkable—and untouched—landscapes"

-Nimbus Publishing, 2019

In the summer of 2019 Briana will attend a month long art residency at the Burren College of Art in Ballyvaughn, Ireland. This will be a self directed project, painting the wildflowers that grow out of the compressed limestone landscape. The Burren is a barren limestone rocky landscape but has some of the rarest combinations of wildflowers. Briana describes the project as an examination of "the relationship between common species growing in uncommon places".

Briana Corr Scott was born in Salem, MA and grew up in New Hampshire. She graduated from the Massachusetts College of Art and Design in 2005 with a BFA in Painting and Museum Education. Briana moved to Dartmouth, Nova Scotia in 2006.

For more information about Briana and how to purchase her work, please contact Argyle Fine Art; (902) 425-9456, or via email at this address: