Jack Shadbolt Burnaby Art Gallery This collaboration between the BAG and Pendulum Gallery will provide an opportunity to view some seldom seen and rare works on paper from the Burnaby Art Gallery’s permanent collection.
Arts Connect Riverview Arts Connect is an umbrella organization that encompasses art groups in Port Coquitlam, Coquitlam and Port Moody. This group show takes as its focus the decommissioned Riverview Care Facility and its extensive parkland setting.
Ellen Bang / Vicky Christou Monochromish MInamilistic Bang, a sculptor creates minimal forms using wire, steel, and felt that condense sculptural ideas down to their most basic forms. Christou, a painter, makes monochromatic relief paintings out of thick applications of paint. Together their work suggests the power of line, texture, mass and volume to convey… Read more »
Chris Gallagher Around Here Chris Gallagher is an artist and film maker, whose background includes a decades long position as an Associate Professor of film at UBC. Gallagher creates vibrant photographic images from controlled time-based events, utilizing a self-developed technique termed the radial pan which creates a centrifuge-like effect. This work explores the dynamics of… Read more »
NPAC – National Pictures of the Year Finalists As part of the city-wide Capture Photography Festival the News Photographers Association of Canada (NPAC) presents the best in Canadian Photojournalism from 2015.
Canstruction Canstruction is a non-profit organization that holds annual design and build competitions across North America, featuring fantastical, over sized sculptures made entirely out of canned food. At the close of the exhibition, all of the canned food used in the sculptures is donated to the Vancouver Food Bank.
Visually Abstract The approach to abstraction in visual art has covered a lot of ground, from the nihilistic to the lyrically expressive. The age an artist inhabits can provide a language for their art making. Anda Kubis and Eric Louie provide two examples for our digital age; Kubis with her utilization of paint programs and… Read more »
The Art of Dr Seuss Theodor Seuss Geisel, a.k.a. Dr. Seuss, began his career as a little-known editorial cartoonist in the 1920s. He wrote and illustrated forty-four children’s books, more than 400 World War II political cartoons, hundreds of advertisements, and countless editorials cartoons. His art falls somewhere between the surrealist movement of the early 20th… Read more »
Love it or hate it, the legacy of Expo can be felt throughout this city, be it in infrastructure (the Skytrain, Science World, BC Place), in the city’s reputation as one of the most beautiful places to live in the world, or through the collective British Columbian, and even to some extent Canadian, unconscious. Thirty… Read more »