Karina Kraenzle

LITTER/LITTORAL photogenic wash

Stumbling around the edge of the river below BLINK, I twisted an ankle and was forced to rely on our photographer friend, Tom Evans, to provide documentation. With his camera, Tom painted stunning images out of my meagre brushstrokes marking garbage. Please come and join us this weekend for our final […]


river bookplate

Barbara Cuerden Residency: Littoral Sept.14-27

In 2014, i worked with the river ‘wash’ during my shared residency at Blink Gallery with Cynthia O’Brien. It ended with a ‘white wash” installation of collected garbage that I cast in plaster and cleaned up, as I cleaned up the river bank.  This year when I went down to […]

BLINK SEASON OPENER: gallery-sit with an artist!

Blink Gallery artists are available for questioning, or they might give you a chance for personal psychoanalysis on the couch if you ask them nicely… Gallery sitting schedule when the artists will be present: Friday 12-12:30 Tami; 2:30-5 Jean  Saturday 12-2:30 Karina; 2:30-5 Bozica Sunday 12-2:30 Jenny; 2:30-5 Barbara  

Blink goes viral- (or will go viral…. ) that’s what we hope

Without a wordpress video upgrade, I am linking artist/member interviews from yesterday’s opening, posted to youtube by Liana Voia. Liana hosts the radio show Contemplative, Expressive and Imaginative Arts. Her videos present artists, therapists, and practitioners who Liana has interviewed for a better understanding of their work. Radio interviews are […]

BLINK 2014: Join us for a new season and RECENT WORK

Blink Collective launches its new season with a rash of recent works! Blink Gallery is opening its 2014 season with a members exhibition “Recent Work” on Thursday May 29th 6-9PM.  This exhibition also includes limited edition prints from each member: Bozica Radjenovic, Karina Kraenzle, Barbara Cuerden, Tami Galili-Ellis, Jean Jewer, […]

Vernal Pools

Blink members contributed to the pooling of Karen Abel‘s “Vernal Pool”, part of the  Gladstone Hotel exhibit “Grow Op” Here are some more images from the show http://vernal-pool.tumblr.com/exhibition From Blink Collective artist/member Karina Kraenzle: “Thinking about pools, there are a few small ones around today – as the sun is becoming stronger and […]

BLINK does the RedHead with InHabitus II

Blink Collective is excited to complete their counterpart exchange with the Red Head Collective in Toronto. InHabitus II takes to the road with curator Diane Bond, opening Dec. 6th and running to Dec. 14, annexing material beyond members’ studio and working spaces. Below is the brochure for our new exhibit. […]

Collected Works: Diane Bond recollects In(habitus) 1

  After an incredibly busy season, please join the BLINK Collective in celebrating new works by members Barbara Cuerden, Tami Galili Ellis, Meaghan Haughian, Jean Jewer, Karina Kraenzle, Jenny McMaster, Cynthia O’Brien, and Bozica Radjenovic. This work will be included as a part of the exhibition(In)habitus II: Revisiting the art of collecting at […]

Blink Night Cafe/Nuit Blanche 2013

Cynthia O’Brien: This is the path I took/ Season Opener 2013

Cynthia O’Brien: This is the path I took. In the Garden #1   2012  Without colour the work is presented for the viewer to see beyond the colours and scents of a garden and observe it for beauty of structure, texture and line.  These flowers were collected in O’Brien’s mind […]