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"The paintings don't possess the same sort of undercurrent of menace that makes Colville's work so well received, but the unsuspecting viewer may be surprised to know the genesis behind apparently innocuous scenes."

Megan Power, The Chronicle Herald

"Rhude's portrait of a cod fish, Post Cod (2016) becomes a sort of universal self portrait, a portrait of not only a dying industry, but a portrait of the murderer, as the figure looming in the cod's dead eye warns of a bleak future."

Sarah Fillmore, Chief Curator, Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Terroir, A Nova Scotia Survey