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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 25, 2017
An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, repeating until November 25, 2017
Neighbourhood Gallery presents:
Neighbourhood Gallery South
Neighbourhood Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 79 Hiawatha Road, Toronto
Exhibition Dates: September 24 to November 25, 2017
Opening Reception: October 1, 2017 from 12-1pm
Gallery viewing: Mon, Wed & Fri from 9am-3pm or Sat & Sun 9:30am-12:30pm
Branching Out is a a group show with 15 artists and 45 pieces of work ranging from pen and ink, intaglio, etching, collage, stitchery, watercolour, pastel, acrylic, digital, and altered photos. All sales are through the artist.
Featuring artists: Helen Duplassie, Lisa DuVal, Emily Eng, Cynda Fleming, Phyllis Gordon, Philippa Hajdu, David Johns, Peter Marmorek, Diana Meredith, Sigrid Neuland, Sheree- Lee Olson, Carolina Reis, Lauren McKinley Renzetti, Saba Rizvi, and Greg Watson
Branching Out – Curatorial Statement:
Trees symbolize many things for me; Life, clean air, materials to make furniture and homes, to fire a kiln to bake clay into permanent vessels and to keep us warm. The Tree is about family and the roots of where we come from. The Tree is always; reaching up to the heavens, trying to get a full kiss from the sun on every leaf and reaches down to where the earth’s nutrients are nestled.
The Tree Always Strives for its Best Self.
Branching Out is trying to capture the Tree at its best. The artists’ imaginations are being stretched and pulled with this image. From Thread to Soft Pastel, Pen & Ink, collage to Intaglio, from Acrylic, Watercolour, & Oil to Digitally Altered Photography to Mixed Media Digital Masterpieces. The materials in this show are branching out from a simple pencil rendering. With first time artists showing their early creations, to mid-career and mature artists, we have a full array of makers in this show.
This Show is Striving for the Best of what Artists can Create when Given the Opportunity to Branch Out.
~ Lauren McKinley Renzetti
Winter Trees by Francis Domingue runs concurrently in the North Gallery.