Past Exhibitions 2018
| Holiday Exhibition - Historical & Contemporary
A group exhibition of small landscapes by members of the Group of Seven, Anne Douglas Savage, M.A. Fortin, and Albert Franck. Post-war abstracts by Jack Shadbolt, Pierre Gauvreau, and York Wilson. Contemporary landscapes by Genevieve Jost & Christian Deberdt.
December, 2018 to January, 2019.
| Angus Trudeau and Jim Logan: From Memory
An exhibition of Trudeau's visionary mixed media collages from the 1970s, drawn from his life spent almost entirely on Manitoulin Island and contemporary artist Jim Logan's dark humanist paintings that, while affectionate and sometimes humorous, also speak to the need for restoration of identity and self-awareness within Canadian Indigenous communities. Presentation at 2 pm on Saturday December 8 by multi-disciplinary artist and curator Barry Ace who will speak about Trudeau's work and legacy. Ace is a band member of M'Chigeeng First Nation, Manitoulin Island and is an accomplished and award-winning writer and educator.
November 27 to December 15, 2018.
| Rita Letendre
90th Birthday Celebration & Exhibition.
November 3 to 22, 2018.
| Mark Prent: Excursions
Mark Prent: Excursions.
October 3 to 27, 2018.
| The Hand and the Fire
The Life and Work of Sylvia Lefkovitz.
September 8 to 29, 2018.
| The World of Colour
Highlighting the abstract artist's impulse to experiment with pure colour and form, this group exhibition brings together lyrical, expressionist works of bright colours and bold, layered textures that captivate the eye and mind. Artists represented include Scott Plear, Charles Robb, Philip Mix, Graham Peacock, Cynthia Chapman, and Pauline Conley.
July 29 to August 30, 2018.
| Coast to Coast
This exhibition focuses on contemporary and historical Canadian artists working in landscape, stretching from the east to west coast. Each artist brings their own interpretation and individual style to memorialize our country and commemorate its unique, diverse vistas. Featuring the works of Graham Fowler, Peter Gough, Catherine Perehudoff, Jeff Willmore, and E. Robert Ross.
July 7 to July 27, 2018.
| Carl Beam and Bob Boyer: Radical Artists
An exhibition of works by two of the most influential second-generation Canadian Indigenous artists. Bob Boyer (1948-2004) is a Métis artist whose abstracted, symbolic landscapes are an expression of the artist's deeply held cultural beliefs. Carl Beam (1943-2005), Ojibwa, employs a range of media, including painting and printmaking to explore tensions between Western and Aboriginal relations.
June 13 to July 6, 2018.
| Painters 11 Exhibition
Painters 11 (P11) is a group of Toronto-based Abstract Expressionist painters that formed in 1953. This group wanted to challenge the dominant culture of figurative art of the times by bringing Abstract Expressionism to the spotlight.
May 8 to June 9, 2018.
| Québécois & Les Automatistes Artists
Featuring the following artists: Marcel Barbeau, Léon Bellefleur, Marcelle Ferron, Lise Gervais, Jean-Paul Jérôme, Fernand Leduc, Rita Letendre, Alfred Pellan, Jean-Paul Riopelle, Claude Tousignant. Les Automatistes was a revolutionary artistic movement that surged during the 1940's in Quebec under the leadership of Paul-Émile Borduas. Borduas wrote the Refus Global manifesto, an essay that challenged traditional Quebec values by opening up to more international ideas. The movement believed in experimenting by creating new forms of nonfigurative and abstract paintings.
April 5 to April 28, 2018.
| Figurative Exhibition
Figurative Exhibition, featuring the following Gallery artists: Karo Alexanian, Philip Mix, Daphne Odjig, Harold Town, Carol Wald and Henry Wanton Jones.
March 9 to April 3, 2018.
| Drawing Exhibition
Featuring Canadian Inuit, historical and contemporary drawings.
February 10 to March 3, 2018.
| Alex Janvier - Retrospective Exhibition
Retrospective Exhibition: 1975-2017.
Opening reception: January 20th, 2018 at 1:00 PM. Exhibition closes February 9, 2018.