About the SDA Vancouver May meeting
Yes, indeed, the Vancouver SDA group ventured outside of its usual Vancouver/North Shore circuit to visit Coquitlam’s Art Gallery at Evergreen Cultural Centre, delightfully on the occasion of the exhibition of Shamina Senaratne and Christie Lim. Their two person show is entitled Here and Through and Back and Through. Each of the artists took us on a guided tour of the gallery installation and spoke about their work and their process of working together. Though they had not known each other or the other’s work previous to this exhibit, it has been a happy collaboration. Evergreen Gallery Curator Gregory Elgstrand made the connection between the two artists.
The world has a mirror, and holds up mirrors. Yet one can see through it all. Shadows have meaning. Voice comes from context and conscience.
“Each artist draws inspiration from the long and short moments of experience that provide opportunities for artistic contemplation.” – Gregory Elgstrand, curator
Don’t miss this opportunity to see the work of two local textile artists in this unique collaboration. On view at the Evergreen Cultural Centre in Coquitlam until July 11.
Gallery Hours: Monday to Saturday 12-5
Read Gregory Elgstrand’s full curatorial essay here.
See a complete list of work in the exhibition here.
For further information on the artists,
please visit their websites: