Category Archives: Corridor Gallery

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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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“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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“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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“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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