Category Archives: Corridor Gallery

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“Bird’s Flyin’ High” – Rhonda Barrett

Self-taught artist Rhonda Barrett’s experimentation with different media has brought her to paper collage and the joy that can be found in little bits of paper glued to canvas. Her pieces are created from newspaper as it has been printed; … Continue reading

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“I Never Want To Grow Up” – Erin Hollingshead

(Halifax) – Recent NSCAD University graduate Erin Hollingshead has created a new body of work, which incorporates imagery that delves into the inner child into powerful portraits of adult women. Stuffed animals and classic childhood items add colour and excitement … Continue reading

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“Internal Dialogues” – Maria Doering

Artist Maria Doering exhibits a series of paintings, each of which is a mixed media work of acrylic paint, printed linocut, lithography, fabric or knitting. Doering combines intricate patterns, textures, and systems that speak about a person’s character and energy, … Continue reading

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“Booth & Blitz” – Bryan Maycock

Inspired by Charles Booth’s Poverty map of London (1889) and the London Fire Brigade’s map of bomb damage (1941), Bryan Maycock exhibits a series of 10 works layered in medium and meaning. While each Booth or Blitz work signifies an area … Continue reading

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“Contexture” – Julie Rosvall

Annapolis Valley artist Julie Rosvall skillfully combines handmade textiles and printmaking in her compelling new exhibition. Contexture shows the beginnings of Rosvall’s experiments in transferring textiles to paper, including her first soft ground etching, and the progress she has made … Continue reading

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“Seti I Dondi George” – Matt W. Brown

Emerging artist Matt W. Brown exhibits a series of his recent drawings created using chalk pastel, watercolor, and oil bar. These small works on display, each a collage-like group of images, are a response to a number of his recent … Continue reading

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Retuned – Zeqirja Rexhepi

Established artist Zeqirja Rexhepi exhibits his colourful abstract paintings, which carry the message of everyday life through parallel symbols and metaphors. His exhibition, Retuned, is on view in the Corridor Gallery July 5 – 28, 2016. Describing the work on … Continue reading

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Visual In Formation – Caitlin McGuire

Using a limited colour palette on birch boards, emerging artist Caitlin McGuire’s vibrant new series of drawings depicts signs and messages that pedestrians encounter when traversing the city on foot. Her exhibition, Visual In Formation, is on view in the … Continue reading

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Faces from Away – Elizabeth Sircom

Annapolis Valley artist Elizabeth Sircom exhibits a series of portrait drawings and terracotta busts inspired by people she met while living in France. Her exhibition, Faces from Away, is on view in the Corridor Gallery May 3 – 30, 2016. … Continue reading

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Gambol – Gary Castle

Lantz-based mixed-media artist Gary Castle exhibits a series of paintings and collage-based works in his exhibition Gambol, on view in the Corridor Gallery April 4 – 28, 2016. Describing his inspiration for the work on view, Castle explains: Aside from … Continue reading

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The Treasure Project – Hallie Watson

Artist Hallie Watson exhibits her work, which combines images and text to to present a portrait of the everyday objects in our lives. Continue reading

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Memory Series – Lydia Hunsberger

Emerging artist Lydia Hunsberger exhibits her recent series of photographs that examine the theme of memory in relation to space. Hunsberger has documented locations in which she has allowed a thin white veil to blow through or partially cover the … Continue reading

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Corridor Gallery Accepting Submissions

The Corridor Gallery (located inside the Visual Arts Nova Scotia office) is now taking submissions for 2016! Artwork will be considered on a first-come, first-serve basis and applicants must be members of VANS. The Corridor Gallery is located at 1113 … Continue reading

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Urban Paper- Frankie Macaulay

Emerging artist Frankie Macaulay creates carefully executed composite images through the collection of images of decay. Through this process of collection, Macaulay constructs imagined spaces, and makes them real through building physical three-dimensional objects then placing those objects in situ through photographs. This … Continue reading

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Studies of Intercourse and Water – Kyle Alden Martens

Halifax based emerging artist Kyle Alden Martens exhibits an installation of 80 cut silicone swimming caps exposing a subversive and ambiguous sexuality. Studies of Intercourse and Water is on view in the corridor gallery October 6 – 28. Continue reading

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STILL LIFE SPECTRA – Nancy Stevens

Antigonish-based painter Nancy Stevens exhibits a series of paintings examining the substance of colour. STILL LIFE SPECTRA is on view in the corridor gallery September 2 – 29. Continue reading

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Evolving Pictures – Marilyn Whalen

Truro-based painter Marilyn Whalen exhibits a series of paintings examining the evolution of an art practice over time and the vision that holds the works together. Evolving Pictures is on view in the corridor gallery August 7 – 27. Continue reading

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The Charming PEI – Margareta Boivin

Halifax-based painter Margareta Boivin exhibits a series of acrylic paintings examining Prince Edward Island from her perspective as a sailor in the Royal Canadian Navy. The Charming PEI is on view in the corridor gallery July 6 – 27, 2015. Continue reading

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Re/Visions – Joyce Glasner

Halifax-based mixed-media artist Joyce Glasner exhibits a series of painting and collage based works in her exhibition “Re/Visions”, on view in the corridor gallery June 3 – 30, 2015. Continue reading

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semblance of a connection – Alice MacLean

Examining social interaction and memory, emerging Dartmouth based artist Alice MacLean exhibits a series of figurative works begun in Paris. On view in the corridor gallery May 11-28, 2015. Continue reading

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Aries Dreamscape – Gary Castle

Lantz based photographer, Gary Castle exhibits photo-based works building narratives around his Aries zodiac, on view in the corridor gallery April 9 -28, 2015. Continue reading

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( empty sets ) – Jocelyn Li

Emerging Halifax based artist Jocelyn Li exhibits graphite and charcoal drawings rendered in plaster and jewellery to explore ideas surrounding the ellipse as zero, on view in the corridor gallery March 6 – 25, 2015. Continue reading

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Psychomom: the graphic story – Wilma Needham

Dartmouth artist and VANS mentor Wilma Needham exhibits a photocollage series with accompanying sculptural objects which respond to challenges of parenting, on view in the corridor gallery February 5 – 26, 2015. Continue reading

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Improvisational Landscapes – Rosemary Dzus

On view in the corridor gallery January 6 – 28, 2015, Annapolis Valley based artist Rosemary Dzus exhibits a series of generational reproductions of her work focused on abstraction, representation and improvisation. Continue reading

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