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Daniel Oxley – Dark Wood

August 17th - September 9th, 2016

Excerpt from catalogue, by Cameron Skene

“If you’re going through hell, keep going” – Winston Churchill


The state of spiritual suspension is reinforced by Oxley’s recent work: vessels hung from the top of the picture plane, combined with a surface reassembled from disparate painterly strategies, marks, textures and forms. Caves and outcroppings, for instance, become a formal device as well as supporting metaphors for this place of pause.

Fine Arts Biennial 12

March 24th - April 14th, 2016

25 years in the making, Dawson College’s Fine Arts Biennial more prominent than ever

The Fine Arts Faculty Biennial 12 runs March 24 to April 14 2016

Montreal, March 22 2016 – Dawson College’s Warren G. Flowers Gallery is pleased to host the Fine Arts Faculty Biennial 12, opening March 24 and on view until April 14 2016. The exhibition displays a uniquely broad range of contemporary practices and themes, from 22 leaders of Montreal’s art and academic circles.

Cleave, a path in the wilderness by Penelope Stewart

February 18th - March 12th, 2016

Responsiveness to space and an engagement with its architecture, history and ideologies is central to my practice. Recently, these interventions have explored the beehive metaphor in architecture, with connections between the symbolic, political and artistic spin-offs of the beehive. An eco-morphology contemplates the hive, hive culture, desire and loss as metaphor for our utopian aspirations to return to the garden.

Penelope Stewart

 Curated by Natalie Olanick


Penelope Stewart’s website

Correspondences: Yechel Gagnon and Alexandre Masino

January 7th - February 6th, 2016

Correspondences, by Yechel Gagnon and Alexandre Masino, confronts us with the twofold challenge of seeing both distances and proximities between the works of each artist. While skeptics may be surprised at this particular pairing of artists, they will likely be even more surprised, as well as confounded, by the experience that awaits them: they will be gently struck by the wealth and depth of the dialogues that take shape between two bodies of work that, on the surface, have so little in common. 

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