Opening Reception Friday December 4, 5pm-10pm
Intimate viewing hours: Wednesdays and Saturdays 12-5pm.
From the Street: 24/7
Ad-Hoc Trajectories is a sculptural metaphor for the process of developing meaning or purpose from an otherwise chaotic background of experience. Small staircases, bridges, and boardwalks are used to take the form of linear trajectories, which are built upon a chaotic i...
Fri 6th Nov, 2009 - Fri 27th Nov, 2009
Opening Friday November 6 8pm
Judit's Navratil loves coloring, and she decided to become a painter in kindergarden. After learning to use acrylics and oil paint she turned back to her favorite childhood materials: color pencil, crayons, felt tips, and water colors. She likes to make things which make others smile.http://www.navratiljudit.com/portfolio/Artists: Judit Navratil...
Fri 16th Oct, 2009 - Sat 31st Oct, 2009
Inspired by his recent return to BC life, self taught Graham Landin has created BRAINWASH, a multi-media exhibition turning bad vibes into bright colours, an excersize in chasing away the demons. Psychedelic self help through creative affirmations, reminding you that its all in your head. He has exhibited in Canada and the US and has been collected by the Museum of Fine Arts in Montrealhttp://grah...
Fri 11th Sep, 2009 - Sat 3rd Oct, 2009
Andrea Lukic is Vancouver based artist and musician currently studying at Emily Carr University. WORPOR is a series of enlarged collages working with subjects and ideas of isolation and perceptions of the world outside the physical body. Outer body time travel and a punk aesthetic of collage create a dreary world of subconscious weird doom.
Works by Mel Paget
August 8th - September 7th
Opening Friday August 7th, 8pm
Mel Paget is a local artist, studying Visual Arts at Emily Carr University. While previously studying graphic design she became interested in creating paper collages and manipulating images. This series is a collection of noise-inspired environments. This work reflects the hunter gathering process of imaging, ...
Maki Kaoru is a photographer and visual artist based in Brooklyn, New York. Her work explores empathetic and perceptual responses to nature, : the act of seeing. Working with temporal elements of nature, such as light, shadow, water, wind or leaves, her work transcends those natural phenomena and transforms them into ethereal visual form. http://www.makikaoru.com/ Artists:read more...
Fri 19th Jun, 2009
Old Life Party '09
This is the release party for The Third Old Life Compilation
1-2 song sets
Here's the full list of bands:
Cobras Cobras Cobras
My Friend Wallis
Ruthie & Winfield
Roonie and the Minglers
You should also come to the picnic be...
Fri 12th Jun, 2009
SLAM DUNK is bringing a burrito stand
MT ROYAL is from medicine hat
MY FRIEND WALLIS is Crystal from Vincat
HAUNTER is from Winnipeg
Sat 9th May, 2009 - Sat 23rd May, 2009
CALGARY / HALIFAX based artist collective
exhibiting the result of 1 week artist residency on site @ THE FIFTY FIFTY ARTS COLLECTIVE
Artists: Mikhail Miler, Kiarra Albina, John Bride
Sat 18th Apr, 2009 - Fri 24th Apr, 2009
Things that Expand in all Directions
Fifty Fifty Arts Collective Presents a group show by:
Four Fabulous Artists, Together Again!
Laura Barrett is famous!
The Phonemes is Magali, who was a member of the Hidden Cameras, etc
Kellarissa is Larissa from Choir Practice, P:ano, etc.
My Friend Wallis is Crystal from Vincat!
Wed 25th Mar, 2009 - Sat 11th Apr, 2009
Opening Friday March 27 7pm.
The varying degrees of power, wealth and consumption found within societies has led me to document the regression of the human body in my "FatMan Eating" series. "FatMan" sits and eats, gradually growing bigger, whilst continually regressing into animal form. I am consistently adding to my "FatMan" etching series, and presently have 400+ etchings, followed by a thre...
Fri 20th Mar, 2009
A show to celebrate the release of Jon-Rae's new CD Oh, Maria.
This will be good!
http://mondaymag.com/articles/entry/its-not-just-about-me-its-about-everything Artists: Chris Taylor
Sat 31st Jan, 2009 - Sat 7th Feb, 2009
Inspired by the creative meanderings of Henry Darger and his relationship with childhood, and Todd Field’s cautionary film Little Children, Paper Dolls connects the understanding of acceptable adult behavior with the defenseless manor of children. This theme, set in an abandoned living space, is where the viewers are encouraged to search under furniture for hints of the tenant’s character, re...
Sun 4th Jan, 2009 - Fri 23rd Jan, 2009
Friends' Fucked-Up Faces: Part 1
Jess Wheaton has embarked on a lifelong project of making a painting from every photo anyone she knows has ever taken (and will take) of themselves with a messed-up mug. A visual saga of temporary personal disaster has already begun to build. Come see.
Artists: All the way from San Francisco, Jess Wheaton.
GALLERY HOURS: Fridays, 12-4
Other viewings by appointment
Closed most holidays
Gallery viewing by appointment may be available if you are unable to visit during posted hours. Gallery hours fluctuate. We are run and kept open entirely by the effort of volunteer labor. If you know exactly when you are going to come by the exhibition space and want to ensure we will be open, please send us an email before visiting the gallery so we can confirm that we will have someone there to meet you.
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