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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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“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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“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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“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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Anna Horsnell Wade – Artist Profile

Anna Horsnell Wade has been painting for over 40 years. Since returning to her home province in 1988, she has been actively involved in the arts community leading various community art projects, co-founding several arts groups, writing about art, and … Continue reading

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Nadine Belliveau

Nadine Belliveau is a visual artist from the Baie Sainte-Marie, Digby County, Nova Scotia where she has been creating professionally since 1971. A graduate of NSCAD, Université de Moncton & Université Sainte-Anne, her contribution to the arts has been as an artist, educator and organizer. Her paintings explore the essence of nature by means of abstraction and decorative expression and unveil the mysterious, immersive qualities of nature presenting their inviting and warm environments through textural, layered and large-format acrylic on canvas. Continue reading

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Jay LeBlanc – February Featured Artist

Jay LeBlanc is a proponent of serious play who indulges in abstract art of varying kinds. Mostly known for her innovative stained glass hangings, she also experiments with painting, printmaking, mixed media, photography and poetry, along with a recent dabbling in installation. Her work “homing / vol de rentrée / de vuelta” is currently being shown at Gallerie Le Trécarré. Continue reading

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Super Phat – Dylan Fish

This work derives from the mischief, mayhem and intimacy of eating cereal while watching Saturday morning cartoons. Suspended between the saturated visual overload of cartoon violence and the stillness of sitting on a couch in pajamas, Super Phat strives to find visual pleasure in all that is inherently gross. Continue reading

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TOPOPHILIA – Hangama Amiri

Lunenburg based artist and recipient of the Portia White Protege award, Hangama Amiri presents a series of large scale paintings exploring the connection between human emotions and the natural environment. On view in the in the corridor gallery from Nov 15 – Dec 17. Continue reading

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Nancy Stevens – October Artist Profile

Nancy Stevens left a safe and successful career to explore ideas and methods which resulted in HORIZON PAINTINGS, a solo exhibition of abstract paintings at the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia. After a 15-year career of teaching drawing and painting, creative and critical thinking, Stevens now lives and works in Antigonish County where her studio overlooks her vineyard, Cote St. George. Continue reading

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Delineations – Colin Canary

Halifax based emerging artist and recent grad Colin Canary exhibits a series of brightly coloured abstract paintings exploring spatial cues. Continue reading

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December 2012 Featured Artist – Barbara McLean

Barbara McLean is a graduate of Graphic Design (Sheridan College) and has a BFA with a major in fine art (NSCAD University). She teaches painting courses for the NSCAD University Extended Studies Division and conducts workshops for art associations throughout … Continue reading

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Activating Space – Ellen Moershel

Giving members of Visual Arts Nova Scotia an opportunity to create an exhibition of their work. Activating Space Ellen Moershel April 5 – 25, 2011 Ellen Moershel activates the Corridor Gallery at Visual Arts Nova Scotia from April 5 – … Continue reading

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New installation – Art in a Box

Showcasing the work of artists who reside in Nova Scotia. Visual Arts Nova Scotia (VANS) is pleased to announce the new installation at Art in a Box.  The exhibit, which opened on March 18th, 2011, features work by VANS members, Ellen Moershel, Briana … Continue reading

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Biserka Turcic – Landbodies

May 2 – 29, 2008 Landbodies Biserka Turcic Born in Zagreb, Croatia, Biserka Turcic immigrated with her family to Lake Huron in southern ontario at the age of four. She graduated from York University in Toronto in 1983 with an … Continue reading

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René Laramee – Scapes

February 5 – 29, 2008 Scapes René Laramee Laramee’s abstractions of her home in Blandford, Nova Scotia René Laramee is an artist living on the South Shore who loves to experiment and explore. She works in watercolour, acrylic and mixed … Continue reading

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Kirk Mitchell – You’d know her to see her

November 12 – December 7, 2007 You’d know her to see her Kirk Mitchell Abstract sketches in clay of the human figure.

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Claudia Mannion – Dear Diary: Selected Excerpts

October 8 – November 1, 2007 Dear Diary: Selected Excerpts Claudia Mannion Small pencil drawings on paper from Claudia Mannion’s daily sketch diary. The images vary from abstract to representational influenced by Mannion’s state of mind or events of the … Continue reading

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