Thursday, July 7, 2011

Laura Bifano

Menagerie : new work by ACAD grad Laura Bifano is now on at Art Central in downtown Calgary.

Opening Reception First Thursday July 7th, 5-9pm - show rund until Aug 26th

Laura Bifano is a painter and illustrator based out of Victoria, BC.

She is known for creating serene, whimsical and arresting imagery layered with hidden narrative and a touch of humor. Some of her commercial clients include Parcs Canada, Fort Langley National Historical Site, Cricket Magazine, Canadian Running Magazine, and the University of Alberta. Laura is a graduate of the Alberta College of Art and Design's Illustration program.

Her second solo show, "Menagerie," combines her love of naturalism and pop culture. "Menagerie" takes the vintage video game aesthetic and puts it in the context of a realistic environment, exploring our changing relationships with the natural world.