About


Rogue Goat is a collaboration between husband and wife Josh and Allison Hill, marrying scrollsaw craftsmanship with original acrylic paintings.

A form of sophisticated, contemporary folk art, the work is distinctively Canadian. Each piece is the distillation of a landscape defined by trees, with minor differences in form and perspective wielded to evoke different topographies. A limited palette and focus on contrast and texture work to convey a sense of place that transcends the figurative, while being identifiably in the landscape tradition.

Each piece falls from the unique characteristics of the live edge wood, which suggests the contours of the scene the paint illustrates. Various media are incorporated to play with the seen and unseen layers that compose the natural world and to allude to the life cycle of the wood itself.

Rogue Goat is a proud participant in the Canadian maker movement, and the work is heavily influenced by the landscapes traveled through while attending juried events and festivals across Canada.

josh & i2016 Best 2D Art, The New Arts Festival, Ottawa, ON

2015  People’s Choice Award, Circle Craft, Vancouver, BC.

2014, 2015  Exhibition Assistance Grant, Ontario Arts Council

2014  Gold Award for Craft Excellence, Circle Craft, Vancouver, BC

2011  Best Booth Award, Summerfolk, Owen Sound, ON

6 thoughts on “About”

  1. Hello Josh and Allison – I picked up a necklace and bracelet from BM art centre and love them!! I receive many comments about your creations and direct them to the shop to get their own. One of my friends, who owns a shop in Barrie that features local artisans took notice of the bracelet and wanted to know more about you – would you be interested in connecting with them? I think you both have FB and I can connect you to each other there if you would like to get into another shop

    Warmly,
    Christy

  2. I was at your sale in Calgary and you had a skinnier picture with a copper moon that someone was looking at buying. I had to leave but wanted to know if it had sold. Please let me know.

    1. Hi Tasha!
      We are in the process of transferring our website to a platform that will facilitate an online shop. There will be a shop update of available work on December 10 (primarily under $125) and then another later in the month. Shop update previews and notice dates will go out in our new monthly newsletter…you can sign up on our website.

      Thank you!

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