Darcie Bernhardt at the AGNS

Darcie Bernhardt’s paintings are currently on view at the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax, in the exhibition Family Patterns. The artist’s delicate oil paintings, most of large scale, share space with the works of fellow Halifax-based artist Letitia Fraser; both of whom build on the art of traditional portraiture. Bernhardt and Fraser root their work in memories of home, … Read More

Darcie Bernhardt – Akisuktuaq

Darcie Bernhardt Interview

Feheley Fine Arts was pleased to present Darcie Bernhardt’s first solo exhibition at the gallery in June, 2021. The exhibition’s title Akisuktuaq is an Inuvialuktun word which, when translated to English, means “striking a shiny object with its rays.” Evocative of sparkle, light, and shine, Bernhardt’s paintings convey Akisuktuaq—from the medium they are primed with, to their play on highly … Read More

Darcie Bernhardt: Akisuktuaq

June 5, 2021 I am from Tuktuyaaqtuuq in the Northwest Territories, where the Arctic Ocean and streams were my playground and coated with snow. This has allowed me to create work about both the harsh conditions and the gentle flowers of the land. I find inspiration in the voices of elders, the flowers of the boreal environment and the roots … Read More

Introducing: Darcie Bernhardt

We are thrilled to introduce the luminous paintings of artist Darcie Bernhardt, which will be shown at the gallery for the very first time in her solo exhibition, Darcie Bernhardt: Akisuktuaq, opening June 5, 2021. Raised in Tuktuyaaqtuuq, Northwest Territories, Bernhardt is an Inuvialuk/Gwich’in artist currently based in Halifax, Nova Scotia. A recent graduate of the Nova Scotia School of … Read More