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Select Works With A Twist Exhibition

January 16 – February 5, 2017

Idea Exchange Art + Design | Design at Riverside Gallery
7 Melville Street S.
Cambridge, ON

Selected from the Idea Exchange Permanent Collection, nine limited edition tapestries commissioned in the 1960’s and ‘70’s by French arts impresario Marie Cuttoli by famous artists of the time. They were manufactured by the renowned weavers of Aubusson, and sold in art galleries around the world. Idea Exchange acquired them through donation and has never before exhibited them as a group.

Accompanying this collection of tapestries are 17 rugs by artists and illustrators represented by the studio, Reactor Art and Design. Starting in 1987, Reactor began creating one-of-a-kind and few-of-a-kind rugs for homes owners, architects and interior designers in Canada and the United States. The goal of Reactor’s rugs was to bring art off the walls and bring it to the “fifth wall” by exploring the visual opportunities that looking down offers. Sometimes the rugs were the result of commissions, others were the result of a personal vision. Most of the rugs were one-of-a-kind and others were done in small numbers. Jamie Bennett, Federico Botana, Steven Guarnaccia, Barbara Klunder, Jeff Jackson, James Marsh, Maurice Vellekoop, Tracey Wood, and Rene Zamic were the Reactor artists who designed Reactor rugs from 1987 to 2001.

SELECT WORKS WITH A TWIST features the work of Fernand Léger, Max Ernst, Jean (Hans) Arp, Joan Miro, Alexander Calder, Victor Vasarely, Andy Warhol, Barbara Klunder, Rene Zamic, Jeff Jackson, Maurice Vellekoop, Jamie Bennett, James Marsh, and Steven Guarnaccia.

Curated by Esther E. Shipman.

Mon – Fri 12:00 – 5:00pm
Sat 10:00am – 12:30pm, 1:00 – 5:00pm
Sun 1:00 – 5:00pm

Admission is free and all are welcome.

For more information, visit, call 519.621.0460 or follow on Twitter @IdeaXchngART.Idea

Exchange Art + Design presents contemporary art, architecture and design from three galleries in the City of Cambridge: Design at Riverside, Preston, and Queen’s Square.

January 20, 2017

Hallmark Ventures into the World of iMessage Sticker Packs

Tracey Wood was commissioned by Hallmark to create a sticker pack for iPhone iMessage. For more than 100 years, Hallmark has been proudly producing greeting cards. Now you can celebrate and express your favorite holidays with their variety of iMessage Stickers!

Download the sticker pack here:




December 21, 2016

Clayton Hanmer comic mix-up fun.

Check out Clayton’s Corner page in the 2013 Special Summer issue of OWL magazine.  Out now.


Also in the Summer issue is Tracey Wood artwork for the Do it Yourself spread.


June 21, 2013

Owl Magazine

Tracey Wood created the artwork and type treatment for the ‘Incredible Icebergs’ spread for Owl Magazine December 2012 This Green issue is Blue.


March 20, 2013

Happy Family Day


February 19, 2013

September 2012 Workbook

Check out the new Workbook out now, featuring R.O. Blechman, Tracey Wood, Alëna Skarina and Maurice Vellekoop.

October 1, 2012

Another great cutaway home by Tracey Wood

Commissioned for the September 2012 issue of ChickaDEE Magazine.

August 20, 2012

Girls Express

Here is another activity spread by Tracey Wood for American Girl Magazine Jan/Feb 2012 issue. Tracey is the monthly AG Express girl.

American Girl

January 17, 2012

Puzzles and Fun by Tracey Wood

Out now in the January/February 2012 issue of Chickadee Magazine.

Tracey - Chick

January 9, 2012

Home Green Home Puzzle

Tracey Wood created artwork for the Puzzles section of Owl Magazine. Can you figure out the Puzzle answers?  Look for them in the September 2011 issue of Owl.


August 15, 2011