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Gallery in April: Alicia Giansante, Emma Hale, Nikkie To, Ianitza Vassileva

March 10th, 2013
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Alicia_Giansante_Falling.jpgEmma_Hale_August24th.jpgGallery month of April, and Friday April 12 Art Crawl, 7 to 10:30 pm: A group exhibition of paintings, sculptures, prints and installation work by Alicia GiansanteEmma Hale, Nikkie To and Ianitza Vassileva. These four emerging artists are currently all completing a degree in Studio Art at McMaster University. The exhibition concept revolves around notions of self-perception, alternate realities, ethereality and femininity. Nikkie_To.jpgIanitza_Vassileva_Guise_Series.jpgThe artists will present four unique bodies of work that express similar ideas, transforming the space to create an intimate and tranquil atmosphere through the use of lighting and sound.
The four artists have experience exhibiting as a collective, and individually throughout Canada; having participated in exhibitions at the National Gallery of Canada, HAVN Gallery, and have had work published in Incite Magazine, Hamilton.

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Gallery: Nicole Babjak, open-air sketches, Fri March 8, Art Crawl

February 8th, 2013
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Nicole_Babjak_IMG_0132_650.jpgNicole_Babjak_IMG_0125_en650.jpgJames North Art Crawl, in the Gallery for the month of March 2013: Nicole Babjak, an emerging artist from Burlington showcases her open-air sketches from around the world. “Windows to the World” is a collection of miniature watercolour and pen & ink drawings featuring locations as Alaska, China, Italy and Croatia that Nicole has travelled to in the past 10 years. Nicole will be present Friday March 8 from 7 to 10pm for the James St. North Art Crawl. Artword Gallery is open when Artword Artbar is open.

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ART CRAWL: Drawings by David Nemeth, Jan 11 & Feb 8, 2013

December 5th, 2012
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David_Nemeth_SomethingFishyGoingOn.jpgIn Artword Gallery from Friday January 11 to Saturday February 23, 2013, a two-part drawing show by David Nemeth.The artist will be present for both January 11 and February 8 Art Crawl evenings. Artword Gallery is open during Artword Artbar hours.

David_Nemeth_BrokenE-stringBreakdown.jpgDavid Nemeth recently made his home in Hamilton, the city that inspired him to create his latest series, “Between the Hammer and a Hard Place”, an evocative study of Hamilton’s architecture and the people who reside there, as seen through the eyes of the artist.
David writes: “Creating a drawing is more than simply duplicating an image. The challenge is creating the emotion that captures a living, breathing moment of life. I try to tap into the emotion of a photograph to go beyond what the camera can “see”. It’s that emotion that I translate into a drawing and the closer I get to the end of an illustration, the stronger that emotion becomes.”
David works in several media, including oil, watercolour, and graphite on rag, canvas and linen. His illustration work is painstakingly detailed; its realism capturing not only moments of beauty, but also the sometimes harsh realities of life.  http://www.mylefteyestudios.ca/  Artist’s Bio: Read more…

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Gallery: Linda Joyce Ott, new paintings, Friday Sept 14

August 14th, 2012
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Friday September 14, James North Art Crawl, artist present from 7 to 10 pm.
LindaJoyceOtt_valueofalife.jpgLindaJoyceOtt_LIFEMUTATES.jpgIn the Gallery for the month of September: new paintings by Linda Joyce Ott. Dancing Around the Void, new paintings and mixed media works. In these intriguing works, Linda explores those moments of luminosity that hover between life and death, being and non-being, meaning and ambiguity. Show held over through October. Artist present Friday October 12 for Art Crawl.

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Gallery: Miranda Black and Meiko Ando, month of May 2012

April 7th, 2012
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Miranda_Black_II.jpgMeiko_Ando_usuba_1_650.jpgIn Artword Gallery for the month of May 2012, paintings by Miranda Black and linocut prints by Meiko Ando.
Miranda Black (image left) Artist’s Statement: “In this time of environmental catastrophe and economical detriment Mother Earth needs a voice. It takes a lot to fight for our earth mother. Right now, fighting for our earth is still seen as against the stream. However the resilience of our planet and survival the human race are linked. As our climate shifts our lives will change and I am hopeful that our addictions will lessen. Now, more than any other time, the world is in need of art that generates freedom of our most precious human trait — our souls.  As a visionary artist my goal is to use the light of creativity and imagination to envision our world as a planet of health and spiritual wealth.” Artist present during Art Crawl Friday May 11, 2012.

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Gallery: Leah Boyd, sculpture, drawings, collage, Fri April 13

March 4th, 2012
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Leah Boyd_016_enc650.jpgFriday April 13, 2012 (James North Art Crawl). Leah Boyd exhibits sculpture, drawings, prints and collage. The exhibit is a collection of Leah’s work from her last two years as a student until now. Leah meticulously pieces together fragments of sculpture, drawing, printmaking, textile and found objects in order to replicate her own personal feelings of tension and anxiety. Leah is a recent graduate of McMaster Fine Arts and Art History program. The exhibit is up for the month of April. Artist present 7-10 pm during James North Art Crawl

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Gallery: Bigda, Kamocki Allaby, Woodhouse, James North Art Crawl, Fri Mar 9

January 28th, 2012
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Kamocki-Allaby image12.jpgBigda_Artbar_650.jpgFriday March 9, from 7 to 10 pm, James North Art Crawl, artists present. In the Gallery for the month of March, “Hybrids & Counterparts“, an exhibition of ceramic sculptures by three McMaster art students: Jessica Bigda, Morgan Kamocki Allaby, and Paige Woodhouse. The sculptures have in common an exploration, through the physicality of clay, of hybrid anatomies that are part human, part animal. Read more…

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