1999 Art Exhibit Schedule

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FEBRUARY 9 - MARCH 13

ROBIN CLARKE: Raku Pottery

IMAGES of N.S. WILDERNESS by ALICE REED

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Six Ltd. Ed. Reproductions from the Original Watercolours in the SACRED WORTH exhibition, on Maritime tour, currently at St. Francis Xavier University in Antigonish


APRIL 7-30

INTERTWINING: A Mingling of Thread with Four Nova Scotia Textile Artists

Louise Chisholm, Tiverton N.S.

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Painting & embroidery on unconventional surfaces, using found & discarded materials. Innovative wall-pieces, dolls & sculpture. "Through colour, layering & process reaching toward the collective unconscious..."

Elfi Graber, Lunenburg, N.S.

Jewel-like cushions & wall-hangings with colourful traditional patterns subverted by asymmetric patch arrangements. "The patterns are free style, there is no plan. At the same time, there is no coincidence..."

Susanne MacLachlan, East Gore, N.S.

Fluid form loom weaving and tapestry, using hand-spun, hand-dyed yarns & recycled materials. Compelling organic interplays of shape, colour & meaning. "...Life/art are inseparable, each reflecting a commitment to the spirit in all life forms -oneness..."

Janet Pope, Hantsport, N.S.

Richly textured & vibrant wallhangings from luxury fabrics, with mythical impact and proportion. "You can create a whole world..."


MAY 4-29

FLORAL ART: 12th Annual Invitational Group Show

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An annual favorite, the Floral Show features the work of well over a dozen artists from across Nova Scotia - painters, sculptors, printmakers, folk artists, potters, tilemakers and fibre artists - celebrating the coming of spring with variety and enthusiasm. This is a show full of hope, colour, light and the promise of life!


 

JUNE 1-30

LINDA JOHNS: Annual Exhibit of Recent Work

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Featured are acrylic paintings, whalebone carvings, clay and stone sculpture by nationally known artist, writer and naturalist Linda Johns, all produced within the last year. This visionary artist, whose unique life and artwork have been featured on CBC and Discovery Channel documentaries, explores the enduring invisible forces at work within the visible world, integrating archetypal symbolism with her knowledge and sensitivity to the energies and life-forms of nature.

Special Preview: A sampling of ink brush drawings by the artist to be used as illustrations in the upcoming fall release by MacLellan and Stewart of For the Birds, Linda Johns' third book about living with feathered creatures.


 

JULY 5 - 31

ANTIGONISH AREA ARTISTS: Annual Group Show

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Annual group show held every summer for the past twenty-four years. Highlighting the work of painters, printmakers, wire, wood and clay sculptors who live and work in Antigonish and the surrounding area, this exhibit provides an opportunity for residents and visitors alike to view the remarkable breadth and diversity of the ever-growing Antigonish artist community. Special Feature: Two emerging Antigonish artists - Ian Bryson (photographs) and Michael MacFarlane (lithographs).


 

AUGUST 3 - SEPT. 30

17th ANNUAL PRINTMAKERS EXHIBIT

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Exhibit featuring printmakers associated with the gallery who work in a wide range of mediums, including etching, linocut, lithography, serigraph and wood-engraving. This group exhibit is organized annually to provide a representative glimpse at printmaking in the Maritimes and beyond and to give regular gallery artists an opportunity to feature new work or their "best of the year" selection. New Artists this Year: Michael MacFarlane (Antigonish), Ivan Schneider (Toronto) and Ursulina Stepan (Regina, Saskatchewan).


 

OCTOBER 4 - 30

TAIYA BARSS and JOSHUA BARSS DONHAM: "Closely Related"

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Exhibit featuring the mixed media paintings of the acclaimed Nova Scotian artist Taiya Barss and the exceptional carvings in wood and stone of Joshua Barss Donham. Mother and son, both artists currently live and work in Halifax, N.S. and infuse their images with a connective warmth, depth and intrigue that is not unrelated.


NOVEMBER 2 - 27

RON HAZELL: "Revisiting Antigonish"

20th Anniversary Show of Recent Watercolours

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Featuring a body of new work by the accomplished painter, popular art instructor and distinguished engineering professor, Ron Hazell. Celebrating the 20th anniversary of his first solo show as an artist held at Lyghtesome Gallery in 1979 when he was teaching at St.F.X. University. Recently retired from TUNS in Halifax, Hazell has revisited Antigonish this year to paint the town, the campus, the people and the surrounding landscape. Come join in a "homecoming" of special note!


DECEMBER 1 - 31

FESTIVE CHRISTMAS SHOW: Gallery Artists

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An especially varied group show featuring recent artwork, books and videos by gallery artists, with a spotlight on one-of-a-kind Christmas ornaments by Nova Scotian artists and artisans. May the joy of the season be with you all! May a new era of true peace, justice, compassion and care of the earth and its creatures begin throughout the world!