Kriss Munsya—The Eraser
Jan 18 – Feb 26, 2021

Born in the Democratic Republic of Congo and raised in Brussels, Kriss Munsya is a graphic designer, photographer and award-winning filmmaker now living in Vancouver. His current series of photographs, The Eraser, explores the entangled terrain of race, gender and identity, much of it filtered through a childhood rife with discrimination and trauma. His work… Read more »

Peter Aspell—Cave Light Flickers
March 8 – March 26, 2021

Pendulum Gallery hosts a pop-up exhibition by Gallery Jones, presenting important paintings from the estate of Peter Aspell (1918-2004). Aspell is one of the most significant and enigmatic artists that this City has produced, and his influence continues to be seen in the work of the younger generation of artists working today. Peter Aspell was… Read more »

NPAC—Pictures of the Year
March 29 - April 23, 2021

The News Photographers Association of Canada (NPAC) presents an exhibition of nominated photographs for the 14th annual National Pictures of the Year awards. Held each year at the Pendulum Gallery, this event presents the outstanding work of NPAC members from 2020; and what a year it was. The Covid Pandemic was front and centre though-out… Read more »

May 3 – May 28, 2021

The 6th edition of the ParkerArtSalon is a two-venue affair in 2021, with the Pendulum Gallery hosting 50-plus artists from Parker studios in the downtown version for the exhibition Essential Travel. Gallery George will be hosting Best of Parker Street running concurrently with the Pendulum Gallery show. This year, ParkerArtSalon is being supported by Waddingtons,… Read more »

Transformative Chic—The Everlasting Cheongsam
May 31 - June 18, 2021

The Cheongsam is a style of close-fitting dress that originated in 1920s Shanghai. It quickly became a fashion phenomenon that was adopted by movie stars and schoolgirls alike. In the 1950’s, the design and making of Cheongsam moved to Hong Kong where it was taken up by local craftsmen and evolved once again into a… Read more »

Holding On—Gregory Geipel & Louise Francis-Smith
June 21 – July 23, 2021

Two Vancouver photographers document places in the City that are part of an Old Vancouver now threatened by a rapidly evolving New Vancouver. This exhibition contains selections from two of Gregory Geipel’s photographic series. Still Vancouver, his most recent body of work, documents older individual buildings across the City. The photographs are a type of… Read more »

Persimmon Blackbridge — Constructed Identities
July 26 – August 20, 2021

Constructed Identities, a major show of new work by Persimmon Blackbridge, uses mixed media wood carving with found objects to question how disability is framed as a fracturing of ordinary life rather than a normal, expected part of it. Her exploration of the figure begins in disability, but necessarily complicates itself as our embodied identities… Read more »

Alan Storey — Some Moments in this Time and Place…
Aug 22 – Sept 17, 2021

Alan Storey — Point of origin 2.jpg

Alan Storey has developed his reputation as an important public artist over the last three decades, successfully completing many large-scale projects that combine a keen sensitivity to location with a virtuoso handling of materials and mechanical systems. He is the artist behind the iconic Pendulum sculpture in the Atrium at 885 West Georgia St. from… Read more »

Splash Art Auction & Gala—Preview Exhibition
September 20 – October 15, 2021

Arts Umbrella presents a wide-ranging exhibition of painting, sculpture, drawing, photography, collage, and print media. Held annually at the Pendulum Gallery since 2003, this show is a preview of the works to be auctioned at Splash Art Auction & Gala on October 23, which returns for 2021 with an innovative hybrid event experience, hosted in-person… Read more »

Eastside Culture Crawl — Surfacing
November 1 – November 26, 2021

Monique Motut-Firth, New Territories; 2021

Eastside Culture Crawl — Surfacing 2021 marks the 25th anniversary of The Eastside Culture Crawl, and this year the open-studio event has expanded to downtown Vancouver, where the Pendulum Gallery will host one part of the multi-venue curated exhibition, Surfacing. The curatorial team of Paul de Guzman, Alannah Edwards and Connie Sabo have selected key… Read more »