Eric Nado lives and works in Montreal. For 20 years, he has collected, deconstructed and reassembled industrial objects in series. Each of the resulting sculptures is a true technical exploration. His concern for skills and performance always comes with a common thread to the artist’s work: the storytelling of our collective past through the creation of evocative works.
Quebec artist Olivier Martineau presents Open the Whale of Love, his first solo exhibition at the Galerie C.O.A (6405 St-Laurent Blvd.) from March 23rd to April 29th, 2017. Martineau roams the streets of Montreal and the highways of Quebec, gleaning abandoned objects that inspire him. Stray wheel caps, umbrellas, toboggans and other discarded articles feed the artist’s whimsy.