Vanessa McKernan | Revelation in the Garden

Vanessa McKernan | Revelation in the Garden

Vanessa McKernan | Revelation in the Garden
April 13 - May 6

Artist Reception: Thursday, April 27 @ 5 - 7 pm, with an artist talk at 5:30
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Wall Space Gallery is thrilled to present the latest solo-exhibition by Toronto-based painter Vanessa McKernan. McKernan has built a striking visual language drawing from myth, art history, and personal experience. Her figurative paintings in oil and oil stick feature flowing forms that bleed into one another, blurring boundaries between ‘the self’ and its surroundings. McKernan creates imagined spaces that encapsulate the tumultuous inner workings of the self and the fragility of relationships with the outer world - others and nature.

Revelation in the Garden, oil on canvas, 48 x 48 in, $4900



Vanessa McKernan
is a visual artist living and working in Toronto, Canada. Since completing her honours BFA at Concordia University in 2006, Vanessa has maintained a studio practice and devotion to the pursuit of truth and magic through painting. From 2019-2020, McKernan was the Heliconian Artist in Residence. Within Canada, she is represented by Wall Space Gallery in Ottawa and Jones Gallery in St. Johns. In December of 2020, she was awarded the prestigious Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation grant. 

During the month of April Vanessa McKernan is partnering with Integrity Reforestation to plant a tree for every artwork sold. 


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