Saturday, May 7, 2022

Don't Miss It!

Welcome, welcome!

If you didn't get the chance to stop by for our opening reception, keep reading to get caught up on all the deets.

May 7th was our opening showcase for two amazing artist, Roisin Cadieux & Heidi Holloway. Each artist has a complete body of work themed around animals. You can pop by the gallery anytime this month to catch a glimpse of each show.

Figure of Speech - A showcase by Heidi Holloway featuring brightly coloured birds in fun situations. The highlight of the show for us were the clever names Heidi came up with for her pieces.

Heidi Holloway - Good Idea

Heidi Holloway - At Your Beak and Call

Heidi, born and raised in the Maritimes is a self taught artist working mostly with acrylic but also dabbling in oil painting and watercolours. Her mindful spirit and corky sense of humour have greatly influenced the themes and expressions in her work.

Heidi Holloway - All Song and Dance

Heidi Holloway

You can see more work by Heidi HERE

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Musical Mache Menagerie  - Showcase by Rosin Cadieux feature works made of antique sheet music. Each piece is named after a musician she is inspired by. 

Roisin Cadieux - Elton

Roisin Cadieux - Nick

Roisin uses her work to explore and celebrate language with a particular focus on universal languages such as music. Her inspiration to create lies in her love of antique paper, a collection spanning close to 300 years old.

Work displayed at Argyle Fine Art by Roisin Cadieux

Roisin Cadieux

You can see more by Roisin HERE

Wednesday, May 4, 2022

Happy Mother's Day -Animal Adoption Special

Happy MOTHERS DAY weekend!

Would you like to be a DOG MOM?

Nothing says "I love you mom" like a new family member and we just happen to have some cuties still looking for homes. All these works are made from reclaimed shoes, handcrafted by Kim Danio so you are also supporting sustainable art and keeping things from heading to the landfill!

Info: Bella is a fun loving pup. She enjoys running, playing fetch & chewing on your favourite shoes... But in a cute way!

Dog Breed: Beagle

Adoption Fee: $75

Info: Angus is an old boy but still has some kick left. Retired from his day job, he now enjoys cozy nights at home snuggled up on his favourite chair.  

Dog Breed: Basset Hound

Adoption Fee: $75

Info: Rocco is enthusiastic and stylish. He has a playful spirit and enjoys long walks around the park.

Dog Breed: Jack Russell Terrier

Adoption Fee: $75

Info: Kobe the cat is playful but affectionate. He enjoys snack time and Sunday morning cartoons.

Cat Breed: Domestic Gray Tabby

Adoption Fee: $125

Info:  Blu is the last of her batch to be adopted. She loves springtime showers and jumping in puddles. She gets her name from her bright blue eyes.

Bird Type: Spring Chick

Adoption Fee: $65

Info: Wendy is a sassy lady. She loves to be adorned in jewellery and fancy hats so feel free to dress her up! She can often be found strolling around town with her husband Ed.

Breed: Light Hair Alpaca

Adoption Fee: $95

Info: Ed “Chewpaca” Edison is a simple man. His love of sci-fi and corn on the cob gets him though long conversations with his wife Wendy.

Breed: Dark Hair Alpaca

Adoption Fee: $95

Info: Sadie is a special horse who made it all the way to Halifax from Sable Island! She loves travelling from place to place, feeling the crisp breeze through her dusty mane.

Breed: Sable Island Horse

Adoption Fee: $165

Info: Betsy is the sweetest bee you will ever meet- one may even say she's the BEES KNEES! She enjoys bumbling around the backyard and her favourite flowers are dandelions.

Breed: Bumble Bee

Adoption Fee: $125

If you have fallen in love with one of our sweet shoe friends feel free to call or email the gallery to proceed with adoption. These are all easy to ship anywhere in the world too!