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 »

Jay Senetchko — The Great Refusal
May 16 – June 17, 2022

Senetchko - TGR - in the country - interior

The Great Refusal is a collection of four works in the format of traditional Christian altarpieces. They present scenes of social cohesion contrasted with imagery of violence and upheaval, considering how these conflicting forces impact both individuals and the societies they are part of. These paintings question the nature of social stability, expose its historical… 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 »

Swimmers — Vicki Smith | Joshua Jensen-Nagle
July 11 – August 12, 2022

Jensen-Nagle: Amalfi Light

Swimmers is an exhibition about our relationship to the water. Featuring Canadian artists Joshua Jensen-Nagle and Vicki Smith, the show proposes that something as simple as swimming can be thought of, and represented, in complex and diverse ways. Vicki Smith paints women in water. The settings suggest northern lakes; the light and colour evoke summer…. Read more »

Mercy Mercy Me
August 15 – September 16, 2022

In 1971 Marvin Gaye released What’s Going On, an album that moved his music beyond the love ballads and pop songs of R&B, to explore the deeper social themes that he felt were central to the times. The album contained the song Mercy Mercy Me (the Ecology), that directly addressed the problems the earth was… Read more »

Splash 2022
September 19 – October 14, 2022

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 on October 22, which returns for 2022 with hybrid event experiences, hosted in-person at The Fairmont Hotel… Read more »

Eastside Culture Crawl — NEXT
October 31 – November 25, 2022

Hannah Stoll

NEXT is a multi-venue Preview Exhibition of 2022’s Eastside Art Crawl. Pendulum Gallery is pleased to participate as one of the five cross-city locations for this salon-style curated exhibition, giving a downtown presence for this popular East Side open-studio event. After the extraordinary challenges of the last couple of years, there is a longing for… Read more »

Ann Goldberg—Perennial Canadians
November 28, 2022 – January 12, 2023

Ann Goldberg—Pitcher Plant in NFLD/Labrador (2021)

Ann Goldberg is a Vancouver-based painter exploring aspects of Hyperrealism and Abstract Expressionism, seeking to merge these seemingly opposite art-strategies into a coherent whole. She is influenced by the effects of digital photography, which she uses in the construction of her paintings, translating visual outcomes such as light refraction and depth of field from the… Read more »

Jack Procter—Into the Unknown
Feb 7 – Mar 3, 2023

Jack Procter—Death Star (mobile)

Born and raised in Vancouver, Jack Procter has been making art for over 50 years. A self-taught artist, Procter has been developing and honing his art-making skills throughout his life. Often unable to afford the luxury of traditional paint and other art making materials, he employs salvaged objects, found materials, and industrial products in his… Read more »

Habitual — David Vegt & MW Bowen
Mar 6 – Mar 24, 2023

This two-person exhibition presents a series of portraits focusing on people who live and work in East Vancouver, highlighting the significant contributions being made to the cultural landscape by this diverse and talented community. These intimate paintings give a personal insight the lives of a fashion pioneer, a tattoo artist, a baker and many more,… Read more »