These exhibitions of work by artists in our community are on view in the Silk Purse Arts Centre.

Current & upcoming shows

    • Tuesday, June 13, 2017
    • Sunday, July 02, 2017
    • 5:00 PM
    • Silk Purse Arts Centre

    Celebrated around the world, Spanish painter Pepe Hidalgo shares a surreal series of whimsical & satirical sill lifes & scenes that question the mechanics of reality, marrying math and art, creating a world of dream-like possibilities.

    Opening reception: Tuesday, June 13th, from 6-8pm

    • Tuesday, July 04, 2017
    • Sunday, July 23, 2017
    • 5:00 PM
    • Silk Purse Arts Centre

    North Shore painters Jenn Ashton & Sara Gardner present unique reflections on the choices we make while creating our individual identities & how those choices actually connect us all together through  3 series of work:

    What We Wear - a series of shoes & clothing by Gardner who believes fashion is not just about the clothes & accessories we wear. It helps us identify with who we are: extensions of our personalities & when we are: little marks of us, in time. 

    Who We Are - Ashton takes an introspective look at stages of growth & familiar milestones through her colourful selfie portraits. "Remember that time when?" She will ask you as you look on, & then smile in recognition of your own memories.

    How We Express Ourselves - a collaborative effort of energetic abstracts by both artists. This art is meant as an inquiry into the way we extend & enjoy our creativity & our appreciation of the aesthetic.

    Opening reception: Tuesday, July 4th, from 6-8pm

    • Tuesday, July 25, 2017
    • Sunday, August 13, 2017
    • 8:00 PM
    • Silk Purse Arts Centre

    As part of this year’s Harmony Arts Festival The WVCAC is hosting an exhibition at the Silk Purse showcasing the work of  the immensely talented artists featured in the ArtSpeaks workshops & presentations! A fascinating mixed media exhibit featuring:
    Kathleen Ainscough
    Mark Anthony
    Sue Bayley
    Liz Burnett
    Alfred DePew
    Bahram Javahery

     Sheree Jones
    Brian Romer
    Alfonso Tejada
    Don't miss this extraordinary collection of art!
    Opening reception: Friday, Aug. 4th, from 6-7pm
    Harmony Arts Fest runs Aug. 4-13

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