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Deconstructing the Spindle Whorl: lessLIE, Chris Paul, Dylan Thomas @ Alcheringa Gallery Aug 5 2017

Sat. August 5th - Sat. September 2nd Alcheringa Gallery 621 Fort Street
Free (All Ages) Monday - Saturday 10:00am - 6:00pm Sunday 12:00pm - 6:00pm

Opening: Saturday 5th August 2017
Opening reception: 2:00pm

Deconstructing the Spindle Whorl (working title) in an ambitious exhibition that plans to re-imagine and tear apart our understanding of the classic Coast Salish spindle whorl. With three unique voices and artistic approaches, the heritage and evolution of the circular design is thrown into discourse. What IS a spindle whorl? In what ways can a classic icon be reinterpreted, re-envisioned, and yet still hold its essential symbology? How do young artists carry the weight of tradition and interpret it into their own future? These questions kick off a complex set of conversations regarding form, subject, and Indigenous heritage.

The exhibition will feature 36 new works in a variety of mediums: glass, painting, cedar panel, and metal. A catalogue of work will be available online.

Saturday May. 27th

Opening:  Martin Batchelor Gallery is located at 712 Cormorant.  
Opening Sat May 27 6–9pm. Artist in Attendance.

A Survey and New Works : Diana Dean @ Martin Batchelor Gallery May 27 2017

Show Runs: Saturday May. 27th until Thu. June 22nd

Friday Jun. 2nd

Opening: Friday June 2, 2017 from 5 to 9pm at 656 Fort Street. Join us for wonderful art, wine and live music.

Polished! 2.0: Michelle Winkel, Kate Carson @ Main Gallery, Community Arts Council, 656 Fort Street Jun 2 2017

@  Main Gallery, Community Arts Council, 656 Fort Street
Show Runs: Friday Jun. 2nd until Mon. May 22nd

Sunday Jun. 4th

Opening: Opening reception Sunday June 4 at 3:30pm
Opening remarks at 3:45pm

Divergent Processes: Jane Coombe, Karima Heredia Galvan, June Higgins, Kim Leslie, James Mulchinock, Chantelle Parent @ Slide Room Gallery Jun 5 2017

Show Runs: Monday Jun. 5th until Mon. June 26th

Friday Jun. 9th

Opening: Opening is 7-9pm

Antebody. An Exhibition by Connie Michele Morey, Sarah Cowan and Diana Buri Weymar: Connie Michele Morey , Sarah Cowan, Diana Buri Weymar @ Xchanges Gallery, 2333 Government St. Jun 10 2017

@  Xchanges Gallery, 2333 Government St.
Show Runs: Saturday Jun. 10th until Sun. June 25th

Saturday Jun. 10th

Opening: Public Open House | All Day

Picturing the Giants: The Changing Landscapes of Emily Carr @ Art Gallery Of Greater Victoria Jun 10 2017

Show Runs: Saturday Jun. 10th until Mon. September 4th

Sunday Jun. 11th

Fernwood Art Stroll @ Fernwood Jun 11 2017

@  Fernwood
Show Runs: Sunday Jun. 11th until Sat. November 12th

Friday Jun. 16th

Opening: Friday 16th June 7pm-10pm

Food Frustration: Exploring addiction through the medium of food: Emma Kelly @ Errant ArtSpace Jun 16 2017

@  Errant ArtSpace
Show Runs: Friday Jun. 16th until Sun. June 25th

Thursday Jun. 29th

Opening: Opening Reception at 7pm on June 29

Rotor: Trace Nelson @ MediaNet's Flux Media Art Gallery Jun 29 2017

Show Runs: Thursday Jun. 29th until Sat. July 22nd

Saturday Aug. 5th

Opening: Opening reception: 2:00pm

Deconstructing the Spindle Whorl: lessLIE, Chris Paul, Dylan Thomas @ Alcheringa Gallery Aug 5 2017

Show Runs: Saturday Aug. 5th until Sat. September 2nd