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Finding My Marbles

"Finding My Marbles" ©2019 Janice Tanton. Oil on linen, 48"x48" Marbles hold a deep fascination from my childhood. It can be challenging and overwhelming to live in the world we…

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Polo Series
"Pressure's On!" ©2019 Janice Tanton. 11x15, graphite on Arches 140 lb hot press.

Polo Series

How do you decide to choose a new subject matter when you embark on a new painting or drawing? Do you draw what you love, or what you are most curious about?

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Hiatus and Burnout

Like any other profession, the artist can suffer from burnout. I’ve been working hard for 18 months in a self-directed residency at the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity since…

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“Oki Niksokowa” Janice Tanton at Canada House Gallery, Banff – Sept 26, 2015

In Oki Niksokowa – All My Relations, I have worked for over a year, preparing paintings for Canada House Gallery that are very, very personal to me. They may also represent some pretty common themes for Canadians. The works represent relationships that I have with just some of the beings, things and places that have touched my life.

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PRESS RELEASE :: ‘Undercurrents’ Debuts at The Whyte Museum, Banff, AB CANADA

Undercurrents' is the first in a series of large-scale works by contemporary painter Janice Iniskimaki Tanton that explore our contemporary Canadian identity/nationality and attachment to this great land.

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