Past Exhibitions

28 April 2023 to 10 September 2023
Pardiss Amerian, Hédi Bouraoui, Gabriel Cohen, Elizabeth Eastman, Judy Garfin, Colwyn Griffith, Adad Hannah, Jamelie Hassan, Robert Hedrick, John Howlin, Norman Laliberté, Wadie El Mahdy, Keiko Minami, George Douglas Pepper, Kathleen Daly Pepper, Mary Hiester Reid, Pierre-Léon... Read More
Black woman laying in the grass wearing a pink dress
8 April 2023 to 6 August 2023
Curated by Darryn Doull The Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery is pleased to present the first solo exhibition of Ugandan-Canadian artist Jessica Karuhanga. Blue as the insides is a survey of Karuhanga’s performance, video and sound installations over the last decade. Through poetic... Read More
Painting of a long street extending to a distant blue horizon with sun-dappled buildings, trees and cars to either side of the road
4 February 2023 to 19 March 2023
Organized by KWAG Public Programs Department Selected works from the Permanent Collection and students from Waterloo Region Opening Reception: Sunday 5 February, 2:00 - 4:00 pm Every year, Expressions showcases student art from across Waterloo Region and highlights the... Read More
A portrait of the artist with spiking red hair wearing a blue dress, her arm on fire as gestures to an easel painting of a nude winged male among flames; both are posed in a pastoral landscape
21 January 2023 to 21 May 2023
Curated by Darryn Doull Dear Joyce, You continue to inspire us. Your groundbreaking oeuvre playfully complicates our understandings of nationalism, at a time when the flag itself has been instrumentalized for ulterior motivations. The call for reason over passion is perhaps even... Read More
A folk art depiction of the Angel of Death entering through an arched window towards a man in bed
26 October 2022 to 16 April 2023
William (Bill) Acres, Jack Bechtel, Salvador Dalí, Michael Falk, Michael Flomen, Sara Graham, Basia Irland, Otto Rogers, C.V. Stübbe-Teglbjaerg, Takao Tanabe, Dondi White and York Wilson Curated by Jennifer Bullock In Greek and Roman mythology, the goddess Tyche, or Fortuna, is... Read More
A hazy watercolour painting of a seated headless figure flanked by two relaxed tigers in a jewel-toned forest
8 October 2022 to 22 January 2023
Pardiss Amerian, James Gardner, Paula McLean, Caroline Monnet, Thao Nguyen Phan, Cecilia Vicuña Curated by Darryn Doull What does it mean to survive? Within a nation founded by colonialism, we find ourselves surrounded by survivals. In the midst of an ongoing pandemic, with... Read More
Three stained-glass windows displaying a variety of trees, animals, and magical imagery
24 September 2022 to 8 January 2023
Curated by Darryn Doull In this significant new installation, Emily Pelstring channels the figure of the hag to reconcile material and immaterial realms and re-evaluate the thresholds between technology, nature, body and spirit. The hag is a cultural figure cast upon a threshold... Read More
A semi-circle of colourful rocking chairs face a small video projection of a cocoon in a dark gallery
11 June 2022 to 18 September 2022
Featuring work by Jordan Bennett, Patricia Deadman, Ursula Johnson, Mike MacDonald, Peter Morin, Luke Parnell, Archer Pechawis, Anne Riley, Fallon Simard, Becca Taylor, Art Wilson and T'uy't'tanat-Cease Wyss Curated by Lisa Myers Opening Reception and Performance by Archer... Read More