Crash Gallery

Hosted by Sean O'Neill of the Art Gallery of Ontario, this high-energy series is an immersive television experience that gives the audience a completely different view of the artistic process. In each episode, three talented artists from varied backgrounds face off in a challenging, real-time creative arena that will shatter their artistic boundaries.

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Episodes

Crash Gallery Oils and Water

In the first round artists channel their inner Andy Warhols in a smashing window paint off, before the final two cool off in an underwater painting challenge.
  • 2017
  • 00:21:51
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/03/2017

Crash Gallery Roadtrip Triptych

In the Season 2 premiere, the competing artists tackle a tough triptych challenge, with the winners switching gears to make their mark on the metal canvas of an old sedan.
  • 2017
  • 00:21:51
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/23/2017

Crash Gallery Flipped Portraits and Puzzle Pieces

Mixed-media painter Jenn Brisson, cake artist Candice Roach and illustrator Michael Markowsky create their own comic strip employing different artistic mediums for each picture-block.
  • 2015
  • 00:21:49
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/13/2016

Crash Gallery Smashed Plates and Invisible Portraits

Graffiti artist Kris Kupskay, nail artist Winnie Huang and face painter Tajah Olson get friendly with the audience while smashing plates and glassware to create a mosaic.
  • 2015
  • 00:21:48
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/13/2016

Crash Gallery Alter Egos and Ready-mades

The third episode of Crash Gallery brings together three completely disparate artists — Meaghan Kennedy, a piñata maker; tattoo artist Jeremy Glen; and Avis O'Brien, a traditional Haida weaver — to create self-portraits and reckon with their alter egos.
  • 2015
  • 00:21:48
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/12/2016

Crash Gallery Swinging from the Ceiling and Drilling for Light

In this episode, three artistic competitors must paint an interpretation of heaven while being suspended Michelangelo-style from the ceiling. The competitors are Audra Ricketts, a classically trained painter and greeting card designer; collage artist Jay Cabalu; and self-taught painter Sarazen Brooks.
  • 2015
  • 00:21:49
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/11/2016

Crash Gallery Paint Guns and Glow Sticks

In this episode, toy guns, paint grenades and glow sticks are just a few of the tools used by a puppet maker, an illustrator and a painter as they go head to head in an effort to create eye-grabbing art.
  • 2015
  • 00:21:31
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/16/2016