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“This ain't no Xmas Show!!": Agnes Ananichuk, Shelby Assenheimer, Kirsten Brand, Margo Cooper, Linda Darby, Gerald Fleming , Barry Herring , Sherry Tompalski, Haren Vakil, Liz Wells @ Gage Gallery Arts Collective Dec 12 2017
Tue. December 12th 2017 - Sat. December 23rd 2017 @ Gage Gallery Arts Collective 2031 Oak Bay Avenue
Free (All Ages) 11am-5pm
Opening: Thursday 14th December 2017
Opening reception Thursday December 14, 11am to 5pm
"This Ain't No Xmas Show"
10 Gage Artists, each confined to the use of 2 colours and 9 square feet of wall space create inspirational paintings, collage and photography from a diverse range of subjects including the Rosetta Stone, Pierre Trudeau, the Italian Palio di Siena horse race, the psychological condition of Melancholia, the experience of free falling, imaginary spaces and transitions, as well as Venetian gondolas and Salt Spring dragon flies.
And all the while "They never ran out of things to say"
Come see and have your expectations violated at “This ain't no Xmas Show!!"
Margo Cooper (abstract expressionist)
Margo Cooper studied Fine Arts at Langara College in Vancouver in the mid 1980s, where she received awards for her painting and printmaking. She lived in Penticton, B.C. from 1980 until 2006, and her work is shown in the Tumbleweed gallery, an artist-run gallery in downtown Penticton where she is still a member. Margo's work has been displayed freq... more info
Linda Darby (City scapes)
Linda creates colourful, contemporary paintings. Her geometrical abstractions, can evoke a range of meanings and associations. Her paintings For Linda, painting is about the relationship between image, memory and place. She is interested in taking a fresh approach to the challenges of making compositions with a persuasive sense of depth, drama an... more info
Friday Oct. 26th
Opening: Friday, October 26th
Show Runs: Friday Oct. 26th until Sat. October 27th
Thursday Dec. 6th
Show Runs: Tuesday Dec. 4th until Sun. December 23rd
Friday Feb. 15th
Opening: ARTIST RECEPTION FROM 7PM - 10PM
SPACE PROBE - FEATURING RECENT COLLAGE WORKS: Elyse Longair @ the fifty fifty arts collective Feb 10 2019
Show Runs: Sunday Feb. 10th until Sun. March 10th