Friday, July 29, 2022

Behind a Glance


Gordon MacDonald - Outside Dorchester, 12" x 7", Oil on Copper

As you might have heard, it's that time of year again... time for Gordon's annual SHOWCASE! Right around now the gallery turns from "a little bit of everything" to "calm and collected" as we feature 25 new pieces by Gordon MacDonald.

Gordon MacDonald - MacDonald Hill Looking North
Gordon MacDonald - What Lies In Front

The special thing about Gordon's work is he often paints on copper. This creates a beautiful "under glow" to the paintings. Stunning to see in person!

Gordon MacDonald - Valley Orange Tint
Gordon MacDonald - Beyond Wentworth

Along with Gords work we are also featuring new work by emerging artist RJ Ogemah! RJ is an artist originally from Thunder Bay Ontario. Influenced by his Anishinaabe roots he strives to cultivate and share an appreciation of nature through his work.

RJ Ogemah - Tiverton NS

RJ works in oil paint and creates beautifully detailed images of nature and the east coast. This will be his second showcase with Argyle Fine Art!

RJ Ogemah - House with Wharf

RJ Ogemah - Flounder

Come check out the full showcase of both artists at the gallery or if you can't make it down you can see both online. Gordon MacDonald - RJ Ogemah

RJ Ogemah - Indian Harbour

Friday, July 22, 2022

Fresh Changes


Bailee Higgins - Broad Mountain Cove

Things are HAPPENING at the gallery! We have been working really hard to freshen things up for summer, including bringing in some new artists and art prints! So lets get into it shall we?

Bailee Higgins - Chapel Point

We are so excited to have more work by Bailee Higgins at the gallery.

Her bright and bold colours bring much needed vibrancy to our windows this month. 

Bailee Higgins - Wildflowers, MacGregor Falls

Not only do we have new original art, we are also committed to providing accessible art to those who might not be able to afford a more expensive piece. Our solution.... High quality ART PRINTS!

Geordan Moore - Jellyfish Screenprint

Geordan Moore - Blue Jay Screenprint

We have had some work by Geordan before and loved it so much we decided to stock more! Each are designed and screen-printed by Geordan himself, so technically... each is an original work of art.

Geordan Moore - It came from Peggy's Cove

We are also so excited to have new works by Janna Wilton at the gallery! Janna is a watercolour artist based here in Halifax. We now carry her beautiful prints and greeting cards.

Janna Wilton - Maud Lewis House (print)
Janna Wilton - Guy's Frenchys (print)

Janna Wilton - Lobster Roll Greeting Card

There is always new stuff arriving at the gallery, so stop by and see whats going on!

If you can't make it in you can view all our new arrivals HERE

Saturday, July 9, 2022

How does your Garden Grow?

It's finally here!  Full on mid-Summer sun and plants are thriving everywhere you look! Maybe it's the flowers in a park you walk through or along a favourite trail. Maybe it's as close as your backyard or deck....or maybe in our gallery! Come for a stroll through our artful garden.


Many of our artists are inspired by their gardens and it shows with all the pops of colour in the gallery right now. Check out this newly arrived paintings by Raquel Roth.


                                    Raquel Roth, Moonlight Pinks, Acrylic on Wood Panel, 6" x 6" x 1"


Raquel Roth, Pops of Fun, Acrylic on Wood Panel, 10" x 8"" 1.5"

Emerging artist Alicia Braganza loves flowers too, and captured these in her recent acrylic paintings, from her recent trips with family along the North Shore here in Nova Scotia. Wild flowers are the best too. Just look at those textures and colours.


Alicia Braganza, Coastal Blooms, 12"x12", Acrylic on Board


Alicia Braganza, Raised by the Sea, 12"x24", Acrylic on Canvas

Artist Catherine Bagnell Styles is an avid gardener!  Flowers pop up in many of her paintings like this one, and she has even hosted an art show in her garden. Watch for her solo show opening in September 2022.

Catherine Bagnell Styles, Mom's favourite, 12" x 12", Acrylic on Canvas

Drop by the gallery for a blast of COLOUR and uplift your spirits with art by local artists. Happy Summer Weekend everyone!