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Katherine Verhoeven

Molly McCracken

Abraham Nelson


Automated Regrowth

is the exploration made by three artists into the relationship between the human world and the natural world. In their works, Molly McCracken, Abraham Nelson and Katherine Verhoeven look at the good, bad, and the beautiful in structures, cities, manmade materials, and look for an optimistic alliance between our environment and our constructed lifestyles. With themes of fantasy and reality, the trio invites you to explore their worlds, and to contemplate a life outside of concrete expectations.

 

Molly McCracken is a graduate of The Ontario College of Art and Design who works in both the fine arts and illustration. Molly's illustrative work is a uses a large mix of medias, combining photography, ink, acrylic, and personally crafted Japanese papers in a digital collage which creates unique textures and layering with an edge of dark humour.

Katherine Verhoeven's art strives to marry mystery and beauty into melancholy scenes and depictions of emotion. Painting in a variety of mediums, her depictions of people and objects have a haunting sadness to them. She has been featured in publications such as Creative Quarterly and 3x3. Her previous shows include the MyOCAD retrospective, the Creative Arts show (Kingston), and WALLSPACE.

Abraham Nelson works towards a character driven story within each of his pieces. Falsely innocent and consistently chaotic, the creatures and persons and living dead things come to life in the imagery he creates. He is a graduate of OCAD and participated in the Villain Show.