- Antipods: Magical Creatures with Backward Feet - July 8 to August 22, 2015
- Series 2015 - September 13 to November 1, 2015
- Jeffrey J. Spalding: Ghosts and Angels - November 7, 2015 to January 3, 2016
- Ensō - New works by Diane Lara - January 9 to February 28, 2016
July 8 to August 22, 2015
A collaborative senior-student class project and exhibition with students in the
Department of Art and Art History, University of Saskatchewan, and students in the Spatial Construction, University of Southern Queensland, Australia.
Organized by AGSC in partnership with the U of Sask, Professor Susan Shantz
Opening public reception on Wednesday, July 8 , 7:30 pm.
September 13 to November 1, 2015
“Series” is an ongoing art exhibition project focusing on a small group of selected artists from Swift Current and southwest Saskatchewan. This project provides area artists with an opportunity to present their artwork a gallery exhibition and for audiences to learn about artists who are active in the region. This exhibition is organized by AGSC with Curator, Kim Houghtaling. Coming soon, watch for announcements of this year’s participating artists.
November 7, 2015 to January 3, 2016
Through the use of chance and happenstance Canadian Artist, Jeffrey Spalding has created exciting and unexpected expressive abstractions. Working with Novak Graphics, Spalding uses the off cast printmaking materials and found colours gathered from the works of other artists in a very specific printing process designed to ensure the development of almost random composition making. The results have a very dynamic fifties abstraction meets Pop art vibe.
Organized by Art Gallery of Swift Current with the support of Novak Graphics, Admiral Saskatchewan.
New works by Diane Lara
January 9 to February 28, 2016
Diane Lara, MFA, addresses issues and concerns relating to genetics, genetic testing, and our predisposition to diseases. In her most recent artwork Diane uses a gestural calligraphic rendering of circular shapes through rubbings onto vellum. The installations are completed through the use of three dimensional elements along with light and shadow. Circular shapes have regularly appeared in Lara’s work and have evolved into varying forms of expression all of which have associations and abstract references to genetic makeup – from a single cell to abstract questions about life itself.
Ensō – meaning (Zen circles). Zen Buddhists believe it holds great meaning; some believe the ensō are enlightenment itself. Each is different – unique like the fingerprint of the artist who created it – it isn’t perfect and it doesn’t have to be; it represents the character of the artist in that exact moment of creation.
Public viewing during regular gallery hours is free and everyone is welcome!
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Exhibition Viewing Hours:
Monday to Thursday - 1:00 to 5:00 pm and 7:00 to 9:00 pm
Friday to Sunday - 1:00 to 5:00 pm
Closed during exhibition changes. Closed Sundays in July and August.
Closed statutory holidays.
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