Closing the Loop
September 6 to 29
Britannia Art Gallery, Vancouver
Hand hooked art by Nadine Flagel, Fran Moore, Sheila Paoli and Michelle Sirois-Silver.
Botanical Reflections – Fibre Art Network
September 6 to 30
Kamloops Arts Council, Kamloops
Touring exhibition (which began at Van Dusen Botanical Gardens, Vancouver in January) includes work by Paulette Cornish, Donna-Fay Digance, Linda Ingham, Dale MacEwan, Judi MacLeod, Pippa Moore, Terry Philips, Mardell Rampton, Lilly Thorne, Katie Stein Sather, and Patt Wilson.
Colour: A Personal Response – Sarah McLaren & Lesley Turner
September 18th to 24th, 2017
Tulista Art Gallery, Sidney
January 12 to February 10, 2017
Place des Arts, Coquitlam
Lesley’s response to each colour’s vibration is expressed through line and value explorations. Sarah’s monochromatic colour interpretation of iconic paintings are her emotional responses to the works.
Salt Spring National Art Prize (SSNAP) Finalist Exhibition
Mahon Hall, Ganges, Salt Spring Island
September 22 to October 21.
Methinks I should know you: Jennifer Love
October 5 to 29
Gibsons Public Art Gallery, Gibsons
An exhibition of abstract textile paintings prompted by a dialogue around how memories and their gradual disappearance impact on one’s concept of self, and how one perceives and connects with someone who is gradually losing her memory. A meditation on issues of memory and selfhood, illness and sometimes, recovery.
In Ruins: Three Artists Explore the Decline and Fall of Civilization
November 8, 2017 to January 15, 2018
Il Museo, Vancouver
A multimedia exhibition featuring
Borrowing the concept of life cycles from the natural world, as well as Edward Gibbon’s narrative on the fall of Roman Empire, three artists (Catherine Nicholls, textiles; Ally Nichols, photography; Elizabeth Harris, ceramics) engage in a multimedia exploration on the nature of decline in the environment and in civilization.