Past Exhibitions

painting of a leopard in an unusual vertical position as though falling against a background of dark blue rock and a pink sky with a blood-red moon
March 29, 2019 to June 16, 2019
Artist Talk and Opening Reception: Friday 29 March, 7:00 pm For Waterloo-born, Brooklyn based artist geetha thurairajah, form is a slippery precursor to meaning. Her paintings begin as digital renderings, often composed of a surreal mix of symbols and visual quotations. Figures... Read More
April 27, 2019 to June 2, 2019
Expressions 44 is our annual exhibition of student artwork that celebrates the next generation of creativity in Waterloo Region. Artworks made by students in Junior Kindergarten through to Grade 12 are shown alongside works from the Gallery’s Permanent Collection, highlighting... Read More
Neil Goldberg, My Father's Camry Filled with Leaves, 2009 depicts a silver Toyota Camry parked at the edge of an autumn forest, its doors and trunk open and filled to overflowing with autumn leaves
October 5, 2018 to March 17, 2019
Stephanie Comilang, Erika DeFreitas, LaToya Ruby Frazier, Neil Goldberg, Milutin Gubash, Vivek Shraya Curated by Crystal Mowry Opening Reception: Friday 5 October, 8 pm Artist Talk featuring Erika DeFreitas at 7pm In front of the lens, I am at the same time: the one I think I am... Read More
Saul Field's Heritage China is a colourful etching of a red locust observing a blue heron in flight
August 25, 2018 to August 18, 2019
Curated by Jennifer Bullock Tales of Heritage is the result of a fruitful collaboration between two Canadian artists–one of images and one of words. Montreal native Saul Field (1912-1987) was a master printmaker. Tunisian-born, Toronto-based Hédi Bouraoui (b. 1932) is an author... Read More
July 18, 2018 to September 23, 2018
Curated by Crystal Mowry Opening Reception: Wednesday 18 July, 7 pm In horror and thriller cinematic culture there is a trope known as “final girl.” This term describes the common use of a female character who endures havoc to end up the lone survivor at the end of a film. This... Read More
Video still of Luke Parnell's Remediation showing the artist wearing a Haida wood carving on his back, gazing at a totem pole displayed behind glass
June 1, 2018 to June 30, 2018
Rebecca Belmore, Susan Blight, Melissa General, Luke Parnell Reception and Curator’s Talk: Friday 22 June, 7 pm “P.S.” or “post script” appears as a statement or action at the end of a written document. Often brief and insightful, the post script is where a writer may locate... Read More
Amanda Rhodenizer's Casual Frontier is an oil painting depicting a dark interior living space occupied by a black leather chair and bright television screen; a tall bright window also adds contrasting light to the scene
July 18, 2018 to September 23, 2018
Tara Cooper, Hyang Cho, Meg Harder, Žana Kozomora, Amanda Rhodenizer, Aislinn Thomas Opening Reception: Wednesday 18 July, 7 pm The lives of artists – whether they be poets or painters – often make for excellent legends. In the case of the American poet Emily Dickinson (1830 –... Read More
March 23, 2018 to June 30, 2018
Curated by Crystal Mowry Palimpsest… a word to describe the effect of inscription and partial erasure. An accumulation of marks and impressions of all sorts. A resonant hum. A perennial garden. A newspaper. A commute in the dark. For Vancouver-based Lucie Chan, the palimpsest is... Read More

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