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PUBLICATIONS LAUNCH & CARRYING WOOD CLOSING PARTY

SATURDAY, JANUARY 28, 6-8 PM

We’re excited to announce our PUBLICATIONS LAUNCH & CARRYING WOOD CLOSING PARTY for the below 2022 in-Gallery exhibitions, featuring a reading by Vincent Lam and a spoken word performance by Andrea Thompson.

Rosalie Lam, CHOLON, NOT FORGOTTEN curated by Erin Storus, with texts by writer, Vincent Lam, and designed by Jennifer Vong.

Ilene Sova, UNKNOWN RELATIVE an AIRD/CORE/CONTACT Festival show curated by Carla Garnet, with texts by curator and artist, Stephen Fakiyesi, author Rema Tavares, and poet Andrea Thompson, and designed by Lai Xiao.

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CARRYING WOOD

NOVEMBER 26, 2022 – JANUARY 27, 2023

CURATOR: Patrick DeCoste

EXHIBITING ARTISTS: Frances Cordero de Bolanos, Maggie Broda, Patrick DeCoste, Stephen Fakiyesi, L. E. Glazer (OSA), Janet Hendershot (OSA), Jowenne Herrera, Steve Khan, Sue Lloyd, Sebastein Miller, and Rhoda Payne (OSA)

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The Gift of a Clementine

CURATOR: Kay Rangel
ARTISTS: Kay Rangel and Lu Lopez

NOVEMBER 26, 2022, to APRIL 28, 2023

JOHN B. AIRD GALLERY is delighted to present The Gift of a Clementine, curated by Kay Rangel, this startling visual and profound 2-part multidisciplinary street-facing window installation combines the video work and performance of emergent curator and artists, Lu Lopez and Kay Rangel.

The Gift of a Clementine will be on view at the Aird’s ARTSCAPE space (on Queen Street West at Crawford) from November 26, 2022, to April 28, 2023.

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PAINTING 2022

Online juried slide exhibition, with playlist and PDF publication

JUROR/CURATOR: VIRGINIA EICHORN
CATALOG DESIGNER: MARINA DOUKAS

PAINTING 2022 features 82 contemporary artists, selected from over 242 submissions. For this exhibition, a painting is defined as a work of art made from paint applied to canvas, wood, paper, or another support. This broad definition is intended to open the exhibition to entries reflecting a wide variety of contemporary painting techniques and practices.  This year’s annual exhibition is juried and curated by Virginia Eichorn with catalogue design by Marina Doukas.

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DRAWING 2023

Online juried slide exhibition, with playlist and PDF publication

JUROR: GIUSEPPE DI LEO

DEADLINE: Sunday, January 29, 2023, by midnight

The John B. Aird Gallery is celebrating its 24th edition of this annual juried exhibition showcasing drawings by contemporary artists from immediate locations and beyond. For this exhibition, a drawing is defined as an art form used to either to create a finished work of art or draft ideas that are further developed in other media. This broad definition is intended to open the exhibition to entries reflecting a wide variety of contemporary drawing materials, techniques, and practices from anywhere in the world that you draw.

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