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 »

Connie Sabo — information + impression
January 4 – February 4, 2022

Conni Sabo—Exhibition—Pendulum Gallery, Vancouver, BC

Connie Sabo — information + impression Connie Sabo is a Vancouver based artist with a studio practice in mixed media, sculpture, and installation. Her work examines life cycles and sustainability, combining these concepts with identity and personal narratives. The interconnectedness of the past, present, and future is a theme throughout her work, even as she… Read more »

Salt Spring National Art Prize — Award Winners Exhibition
February 14 - March 11, 2022

The Salt Spring Island Art Prize (SSNAP) is a biennial competition and touring exhibition of Contemporary Canadian art. The intent of SSNAP is to advance public appreciation of Canadian visual art and encourage artists whose practices demonstrate originality, quality, integrity and creativity, resulting in significant work with visual impact and depth of meaning. Canadian citizens… Read more »

Family Album
March 21 – April 14, 2022

Rydel Cerezo | Anqiue Jordan | Anna Kasko | Meryl McMaster | Cheryl Mukherji | Dainesha Nugent-Palache | Birthe Piontek | Silvia Rosi Family Album explores the power of image-making in relation to a fundamental social unit: the family. Many people’s first experience of being photographed is by and with their parent or guardian. Traditional… Read more »

The Collective Agency Project
April 18 – May 13, 2022

Oonagh Berry | Ann Daskal | Annemarie Etsell | Verena Foxx | Greg Helem | Schula Leonard | Keith Anthony Martin | Mickey McCaffrey | Judith Snider As a society, we are just beginning to understand that agency and decision-making have been the privilege of only a few; that more voices need to be invited… Read more »

The Art of Dr Seuss—The Spark of an Icon
June 20-July 8

For over 60 years, Dr. Seuss’s illustrations have brought a visual dimension to his fantastic and imaginary literary worlds. His artistic talent went far beyond the printed page and yet, to this day, his artistic talent is virtually unknown to the general public. Throughout his lifetime, Theodor Seuss Geisel (aka Dr. Seuss) created paintings, drawings… Read more »