Category Archives: Exhibitions

A listing of current, upcoming, and an archive of past exhibitions.

“Emotive Landscapes” by Kate Ward

In the current exhibition at the Corridor Gallery, Kate Ward shows her watercolour studies inspired by a month long residency at SIM in Iceland. Her immersive experience in the raw landscapes inspired Ward to recreate the sublime grandeur of nature … Continue reading

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“Observations from the Aries Factory” by Gary Castle

In the current exhibition at the Corridor Gallery, established artist Gary Castle presents 17 recent, topical collages from a project he undertook to make a collage a day for a year. Come down to the Corridor before September 28 and … Continue reading

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“No Photography!” by Jesse Webber

In the current exhibition at the Corridor Gallery, artist Jesse Webber shows his unsettling photographs of mannequins and storefront displays. While they provided good practice with his new camera, taking these photographs in stores gave the artist new insight on … Continue reading

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Introducing the New Grad Program!

Visual Arts Nova Scotia is thrilled to announce the New Grad Program! This 14 week program is designed to help recent graduates navigate the transition from a full time student to a professional artist. During the program, all participants will … Continue reading

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“The Pantry” by Ada Denil

In the current exhibition at the Corridor Gallery, artist Ada Denil shows her series, entitled The Pantry. This collection of painted works, drawings, and some small three-dimensional pieces depicts twisted and contorted figures that appear to be bound by the … Continue reading

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“Colour Kerfuffle” by Randy Engelberg

In the exhibition, Colour Kerfuffle, artist Randy Engelberg, shows a small retrospective of her process-oriented abstract painting work from the last five years, including work from her current series. All the paintings in this collection are non-objective, hard edged, abstraction … Continue reading

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“In Place” by Gerard McNeil

In his exhibition, In Place, Gerard McNeil explores issues of location and permanence through a series that combines abstract photographs and linocut memory maps of familiar places. These diptychs and triptychs contain hand drawn memory maps of the places and … Continue reading

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“Matte, Satin, Gloss” by Kate Grey

Matte, Satin, Gloss is a collection of familiar household objects made by emerging ceramic artist Kate Grey. Grey’s work often examines the relationship between how we view objects, primarily household objects, and women. The objects in this exhibition,  including ceramic … Continue reading

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“Summer” by Erin Hollingshead

Emerging artist Erin Hollingshead is back in the Corridor Gallery for another great exhibition of her colourful, large scale portraits. The series of realistic portraits of contemporary women is done with oils and acrylics, and sometimes other materials such as … Continue reading

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Subsidized Studio Program in Sydney!

Visual Arts Nova Scotia is pleased to announce that our Subsidized Studio program will now offer our members subsidized studio space in downtown Sydney! Member artists can apply to rent space for 2 – 3 months from April 1, 2018 … Continue reading

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“People of Parrsboro” by kimmerT

This exhibition is a series of portraits of the people that artist kimmerT met while on residency in Parrsboro in September 2017. The first in the series were completed during the residency and are a study of realism and abstract … Continue reading

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“Flock” by Ben Mosher

Flock is emerging artist Ben Mosher‘s exhibition featuring drawings of birds that will definitely make you smile. This delightful impromptu exhibition is only on for two weeks so catch it at the Corridor Gallery before it closes on January 30. … Continue reading

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Corridor Gallery still accepting applications

The Corridor Gallery gives members of Visual Arts Nova Scotia an opportunity to create an exhibition of their work.  We are accepting applications from members for June, July, August, September and November 2018. The Corridor Gallery consists of the two walls in … Continue reading

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“Rapport: The Red Black White Series” – Terri Whetstone

The Red Black White Series is Terri Whetstone‘s on-going collage project exploring the common language of aesthetics and design at play in the art works. With a restricted palette, the works focus on the dynamic interplay of colour and shape. … Continue reading

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“Connection”: a Photopolis Exhibition of Photography

As part of Photopolis: The Halifax Festival of Photography Gary Castle, Shannon Donovan, Philip LePage, Doug Van Hemessen, Katarina Marinic, Brandt Eisner and Susan Malmstrom exhibit varied and intensely interesting images on the theme of “connection”. This exhibition was curated … Continue reading

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“Ropeworks” – Violet Rosengarten

Mixed media artist Violet Rosengarten‘s vibrant exhibition, Ropeworks, is composed of painted surfaces and painted rope on wood or canvas. These colourful textured reliefs play with the natural way that rope meanders, entangles and coils. Her colour choices refer to … Continue reading

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“Anguish and Rapture” – Hannah Genosko

Emerging artist Hannah Genosko exhibits a series of work exploring experiences of revelation through the perspective of invented outsider artist named Elevia Anne Mitchell. A portion of the work is made from Elevia’s perspective, imagining she used artwork to process … Continue reading

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En Route Artist Talk – JJ Lee

JJ Lee artist talk in Halifax Art Bar + Projects Friday, July 14, 2017 at 6pm Visual Arts Nova Scotia is excited to present an artist talk by visiting artist JJ Lee, in collaboration with Anna Leonowens Art Gallery Art … Continue reading

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“Celebrate!!!” – Marla Benton

South Shore artist Marla Benton shows a body of work inspired by her young daughter who started celebrating everything and anything, all the time. Benton described these celebrations as “a beautiful ritual to take on as an adult”. She started … Continue reading

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“Resonance” – Krista Sheehan

Emerging artist Krista Sheehan uses a combination of oil, acrylic and charcoal to create paintings focusing on emotionally charged landscapes, some of which carry personal meaning and others are from spaces that echo with a collective emotional weight. Her solo … Continue reading

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“The Fine Print” – Nova Scotia Printmakers

The Nova Scotia Printmakers, VANS group members, promote original prints regionally, nationally & internationally through workshops, demonstrations & exhibitions. Their exhibition of small works, The Fine Print, runs from May 2 – 25 in the Corridor Gallery. The Nova Scotia … Continue reading

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En Route Artist Talk Series

Visual Arts Nova Scotia announces the return of the En Route Artist Talk Series bringing national and international visiting artists to different areas of the province this Spring and Summer. VANS presents artist talks starting with Gráinne McHugh in Wolfville, … Continue reading

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“Postcards from the Island” – Gary Castle

Lantz-based artist Gary Castle exhibits haunting photographs of the historic little peninsula known as Horseshoe Island. Postcards from the Island is at the Corridor Gallery April 4 – 27. Describing the work on view, Castle explains: Horseshoe Island beach, in … Continue reading

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“Serenity” – Phyllis Adams

Cape Breton artist Phyllis Adams was a photographer who decided, upon her retirement, to re-interpret her photographs in paint. The exhibition displays her recent landscapes and portraits, inspired by her photographs of Cape Breton. Serenity is at the Corridor Gallery … Continue reading

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