"At the Power Plant, the atmosphere is similarly promotional, but that's okay. The RBC Painting Competition has no pretensions to be otherwise. I found some great new (to me) artists here, including a second painting by Wil Murray (he's also in the MoCCA show) - a riotous, brilliantly coloured disembowelment of the painting surface aptly titled Sexe Maniac Maniac Maniac Maniac Maniac; the deftly asymmetrical hyperrealist painting of a shoe box by Lorenzo Pepito; and a rambunctious abstraction by Jeanie Riddle (who works as the director of Parisian Laundry in Montreal when she isn't hitting it out of the park in her studio): a giant, apparently friendly black blob consuming a dazzling canary-yellow pictorial field."
From Sarah Milroy's article in the Review section of the Globe and Mail today. Read the whole article here.