The Changing Landscapes of Emily CarrJune 10, 2017 - September 30, 2018 Michelle Jacques | Pollard Gallery
This exhibition examines Emily Carr’s work through the dual lenses of the artist’s increasing interest in environmental issues and the status of ancient forests of the region in present times.
“Perhaps mine is “environmental” sculpture, rather than geometric…I have never made anything not closely connected with the human being and his environment. Man and his longings, desires, his dwellings, the thresholds he passes over and his places of worship concern me; people, buildings, entrances through which people go in, come out; and the apprehension, the […]
On Place and the West Coast ImaginaryOctober 28, 2017 - April 1, 2018 Curated By Haema Sivanesan Founders and Drury Galleries
The concept of “place” is typically shaped by cultural attitudes, values and perceptions towards a site, location or landscape. We might be cautious of a place because it is perceived of as foreboding and unfamiliar, or we might love a place because it appears beautiful or majestic. This exhibition takes the site of Nootka, in […]
Explore the language, history and current state of First Nations prints with our team of co-curators: Marcia Crosby, lessLIE, Lou-ann Neel, and Alana Sayers. With a wealth of personal, cultural and art historical knowledge the co-curators have selected works from our permanent collection to discuss how these prints function as a form of communication similar to spoken or written language.