Tag Archives: St. Catharines

Memory and Place: At an Intersection of Nations

Some thoughts spanning several galleries and many artists as part of the Celebration of Nations events at Brock University and in the downtown cultural sphere. Continue reading

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Joel Smith’s My City / the seen & unseen

Another in my ongoing Artist Feature series, Joel Smith exhibited a number of works at the Mahtay Cafe in downtown St. Catharines that are as much part of his life as they are images of his city. Continue reading

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The Garden City Food Co Op: An ending, or a stepping stone?

What went wrong with the plan for The Garden City Food Co Op? I talk to several people involved, and offer some explanations as to why this worthy endeavour didn’t get off the ground. Continue reading

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Afterimage: Uneven Echoes

An exhibition curated by Marcie Bronson, featuring the works of John Noestheden, Reinhard Reitzenstein and Gayle Young, that played with landscape and interiors and had a sense of play as well as a bit of foreboding. Continue reading

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Discarded Beauty: Steve deBruyn

Steve deBruyn’s solo exhibition in the main space at NAC, that challenged the idea of “fine art” and brought aspects of labour and discards into the gallery space, literally and metaphorically. Continue reading

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