Ilgvars Steins

Ilgvars Steins Interview

Here’s a really great article by Megan Graham of the Klondike Sun. She came over to dad’s studio and spent quite a few hours being entertained by his ramblings and wisdom. Interview with Ilgvars Steins When I sat down to talk with Ilgvars Steins about his current exhibition at the Confluence Members’ Gallery at SOVA, […]

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Pecha Kucha!

Okay, a year ago I didn’t know what Pecha Kucha meant. A Mayan ruin in the Yucatan perhaps, or another way to say hootchie kootchie? Now that I’ve attended two and presented at one of them, I now know that it’s a very happening and groovy event involving ten presenters following a predetermined theme, each […]

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Father and Son show

Shortly after his move to Dawson, my dad and I were invited to exhibit some of our work together at the Dawson City Museum during the Yukon Riverside Arts Festival in August, 2008. Despite the rain quite a few curious folk turned up. Ilgvars kept everyone amused with his witty anecdotes. Dad displayed some of […]

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Portrait Exhibition

A couple of weeks ago I opened a show of around 18 photographic portraits at Bombay Peggy’s Brothel & Pub. They’re all large format and nicely framed in a plain maple molding. Been getting pretty good feedback from visitors and pub patrons, guess the more you drink the better everything looks. I drew from a […]

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Some of Ilgvars work – my dad :-)

My father, Ilgvars Steins has complete mastery over pen and ink techniques as shown above in an image titled ‘Tree Hugger’ (12.5″ x 14″) He also has a pretty wild imagination. There’s so much to choose from but I picked this recent one (below) titled ‘Listening Trumpet’ (12.5″ x 14″). He often combines gouache, water […]

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