Past Exhibitions

June 22, 2017 to September 17, 2017
Drawings have historically been seen as provisional documents to aid in the preparation of “real” artworks. As a craft, drawing was seen as a foundational skill – a necessity for solving problems in other dimensions and other mediums. Prior to the invention of photography, a... Read More
June 22, 2017 to September 17, 2017
Over the course of over 35 years, April Hickox has mined the distinctions between personal and public sites through film, video, photography and installation. Her work is rooted in the narrative histories that individuals accumulate throughout their lives and the ability of... Read More
June 22, 2017 to September 17, 2017
Yukon-based Joseph Tisiga is known for his watercolours and sculptures that reflect on history, hybrid identities and an evolving personal mythology. His work combines imagery inspired by social and philosophical influences that have shaped his perspective. Ultimately, Tisiga’s... Read More
March 24, 2017 to June 11, 2017
Maggie Groat is an artist for whom site-specific interventions and salvage practices function as research. By reconfiguring and recontextualizing both materials and images, Groat encourages us to consider how we identify potential within marginalized knowledge. For Suns also... Read More
December 11, 2016 to March 12, 2017
Kent Monkman is a Canadian artist of Cree ancestry whose work has been lauded for its humorous and sexually-charged critique of Canada's colonial past. Working across a variety of mediums--including painting, installation, film and performance--Monkman reimagines how betrayal... Read More
April 22, 2017 to June 11, 2017
Expressions 42: Spin, Twist, Shift is all about changing our perspectives and re-thinking how to interpret what we see. We want to encourage students to experiment with materials, processes, and ideas! Expressions 42 will showcase artwork by Waterloo Region elementary and... Read More
September 16, 2016 to January 11, 2017
For over thirty years the work of Edward Burtynsky has focused on how industrialisation has rapidly changed the natural world. His subjects have included industrial architecture in the form of factories in both China and North America, the depletion of natural resources from... Read More
August 26, 2016 to August 27, 2017
The 60th anniversary of the founding of the Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery provided the opportunity to celebrate our significant milestones and achievements. The founders' vision for the Gallery was to show the best of contemporary art. This mandate continues to this day,... Read More

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