The Passage 20.
Oil and mixed media on gallery wrapped canvas.
I choose this image for OSA Members exhibition because it has three subjects I often paint; the road, door and a chair. These symbolized objects convey a special meaning in my life.
My family is the perfect example of what it means to be Canadian — with one son-in-law Vietnamese/Chinese, the other Guyanese and a Polish
By 2031, one in three Canadians will belong to a visible minority. One in four will be foreign-born, the highest proportion since the end of the last wave of mass immigration that began around 1910. -Statscan, 2015
25 years ago cities like Toronto were no longer majority British, giving the way to the dominant population of the Italians and the Pole (part of the non-visible minority European-origin population.)
Now, we're moving away from a population dominated by people of a European background. Over the next two decades South Asians, those with origins in India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka, will make up the largest visible minority group at about 28 per cent of the whole population of Canada.
1 Aug 2020 - 31 Aug 2020Limitless
This painting was accepted into International Juried Exhibition + Competition, "Painting on the Edge".(https://federationgallery.com/show/painting_on_the_edge_pote_2020)
It is an annual event organized by Federation of Canadian Artists, but because of the pandemic, COVID19, similar as many other shows, is presented Online. Please visit the exhibition at https://federationgallery.com/show/painting_on_the_edge_pote_2020 to view the the works.