Do you love Seth Rogene? What about pottery?
Rogene aficionados and aesthetes alike will find what they are looking for at the Vancouver Art Gallery, which auctions works by local heroes, international stars and Vancouver comedy.
Hosted exclusively online by Heffel Fine arts auction house, the Vancouver Art Gallery 2021 Art Auction | Spring ahead will continue to bid until 1 p.m. on June 15. Prospective buyers can view the exhibits at the fourth floor gallery during normal hours.
by Rogen the piece donated is an untitled vase with a pronounced texture and vibrant orange color, showcasing a glaze he created himself; the dimensions are 8 “x 5” x 5 “.
The auction also features exceptional works of art by 32 renowned local and international artists. The works consist of various paintings, drawings, prints, photographs, sculptures and media works which can all be seen online.
Antoine Kiendl, CEO of the Vancouver Art Gallery and director of the gallery, noted that the gallery has been affected by “the huge loss of visitors” and that “by supporting the gallery through this auction, or even by buying a subscription, we are able to keep our doors open, support artists and support communities.
Seth Rogene and pottery during the pandemic
The famous cannabis connoisseur is a huge fan of handcrafted pottery, which he proudly features on his Twitter and Instagram accounts. However, he did not resume the artistic hobby during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
While countless people have chosen new hobbies to beat confinement boredom or keeping the pandemic blues at bay, clay casting is something the Vancouver-born actor has long enjoyed.
Take a journey through the evolution of the comic’s pottery prowess and the unique ideas he crafted.