Elementa by Tamara Roshka
September 14 - September 26Free
Tamara Roshka, September 14 – 26, 2023
Gallery Hours: Tuesday to Saturday, 11 am to 5 pm, evenings by appointment
Meet the artist times: All hours of the exhibition, 11 am to 5 pm, evenings by appointment.
Tamara Roshka is a second-generation Indo-Canadian multi-disciplined artist and cinematographer based in Winnipeg, Canada. She studied Fine Arts at the University of Manitoba and graduated in 2010. Since then, she has had multiple successful solo art shows primarily featuring paintings of the prairie skies and focusing particularly on dramatic prairie storms. Over the years, she has worked alongside her father in the tv industry who is a director and editor. She has had the opportunity to be mentored by various cinematographers, which has allowed her to expand her skills in the field. Using her Fine Arts background, Tamara takes great care in her artistic expression through the camera lens. Currently, Tamara advocates for gender equality on film sets and enjoys teaching younger generations interested in the industry.
Tamara has focused on her ceramic art in recent years, creating pieces including functional art. She takes influence and inspiration from forests and the sea to create whimsical and enchanting pieces.
Tamara wishes for others to see the beauty of the earth and sky, and her inspiration from nature is evident in her creations. She feels art should be accessible to all and hopes to create pieces that can be enjoyed by people from all walks of life.
Artist’s Statement on Elementa
Elementa is Tamara’s seventh solo show and her first show featuring her ceramic art. Alongside painted works inspired by Manitoba’s prairie skies and forests, Tamara delves into 3D works of nature-inspired ceramic art and functional art. Specifically taking inspiration from the creatures of the water and the hidden world of the forest floor. Tamara believes in accessible artwork for all and has a variety of work ranging from small and intricate pieces that will draw in the viewer to larger pieces that envelop the audience. Elementa will move you through the elements and make you wonder at the humble yet enchanting beauty of nature.