Curated by Mathew Brower Juried by David Liss The more I learn about people, the more I like my dog. – Mark Twain Jonathan Swift suggested that every dog has its day and the Aird Gallery is celebrating those days this summer. We have lived with dogs for many thousands of years. [...]
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Can a garden be gay ? Can a flower be lesbian ? Can a tree be LGBTQ2IPA ? Gay Gardens is inspired by Carl Linnaeus, a Swedish scientist, who published Systema Naturae in 1735. The book describes his method of naming and classifying plants based on their sexual organs and sexual actions. Society was shocked [...]
On View: March 5 to April 3, 2020 Opening Reception: Thursday March 5, 6 to 8 pm Curatorial Walkabout: Thursday March 19, 3 to 5 pm Artist Panel: Dates TBA Curators: Lisa Jefferies, Jordan Fee, Mary Wallace and Joanna Wreakes Juror: Matthew Brower Exhibiting Artists: Alexa Hinves, Ana Sasic, Bhen Alan, Caitlin Clifford, Carol Lynn Gilchrist, [...]
ON VIEW Thursday, February 6 to Friday, February 28, 2020. OPENING RECEPTION February 6, from 6:00 – 8:00 pm JUROR Paul Petro ABOUT THE EXHIBITION This year we are celebrating the 21st edition of this annual juried exhibition showcasing drawings by contemporary Canadian artists. For this exhibition, a drawing is defined as an art form [...]
Two Weeks Only. Sale runs January 15 to 31, 2020. Prints, Illustrators and Social Commentary: A Sale of Donated Prints With the invention of print media, artists began using ink on paper to create single prints and portfolios of prints to address aesthetic, political, cultural and technological issues. For illustrators, prints and portfolios occupy the [...]
You Are Here is a call to submissions exhibition opening in March 2020, and we encourage artists from all backgrounds to submit their work. The fee is $25 per piece; artists are permitted to submit up to three artworks. The idea behind “You Are Here” is to inspire contemporary artworks related to mapping of both [...]
This year we are celebrating the 21st edition of this annual juried exhibition showcasing drawings by contemporary Canadian artists. 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 [...]
The John B. Aird Gallery (the ‘Aird’) is pleased to announce the details of its annual fundraising gala Mistletoe Magic which will take place on Thursday, December 12, from 6 - 9 p.m. This highly anticipated event brings together over 150 works of art from more than 100 contemporary artists across the province. On View: [...]
Full details and entry form available on the Submissions page SUBMIT YOUR ENTRY ONLINE: ENTRY DEADLINE: Sunday, November 24, 2019 Please include the following: Completed Entry Form One-page Biography or Artist’s Statement 300 DPI JPG digital image/s of your artwork/s. Please name the file/s as follows: Surname_TITLE_Dimension (inches).jpg • (e.g. Reyes_OCEAN_18x20.jpg) You may [...]
On View: Thursday November 7 to Friday November 29, 2019 Opening Reception: Thursday November 7, 6 to 8 pm Selected Artists: Margarita Barrientos-Macdonald, Diana Bennett, Ioana Bertrand, Kim Brett, Craig Briar, Susan Cartwright, Christian Chapman, Janet Christie, Susanne Clark, Iain Downie, Peter Dušek, Agata Dworzak-Subocz, Yesmin Farhana, Susan Farquhar, Laurence Finet, Elena Gorlenko, Jen Hamilton, Robert Hinchley, [...]