In the lead up to shows in Montréal and Vancouver, SCOUT Magazine interviews Paul Morstad on his work and life as an artist.
Click here to read “A Guided Tour Through the Alternate Universe of Local Artist Paul Morstad”, written by Thalia Stopa.
Gallery Jones is pleased to be participating in the third edition of the Seattle Art Fair, opening the evening of Thursday, August 3 and continuing through Sunday, August 6. We will be featuring work by Canadian and international artists, including Peter Aspell, Cole Morgan, Paul Morstad and James Nizam. To view the works below and more visit us at stall A-3.
For more information about the fair, click here to visit the Seattle Art Fair website.
Cape Canaveral Curling, mixed media on panel, 48″ x 48″
Gallery Jones is pleased to present an exhibition of new work by Paul Morstad. Morstad is a Vancouver-based painter, illustrator and film-maker whose narrative work is heavily influenced by the intersection of landscape, the natural world and the human experience. This is most strongly represented by Morstad’s use of maps as both an aesthetic and thematic element. From a compositional perspective the maps often form the background from which the fantastical emerges. This symbiotic relationship alludes to the human need to order and identify and also the idiosyncratic qualities of humankind, a species capable of mapping the ocean floor and coming up with curling.