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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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Protect Your Love Artist Book Now Available for Purchase Online

This artist book was published as part of the Re-Focus Sustainable Art Residency in collaboration with the Ecology Action Centre and the Khyber Centre for the Arts. Introductions by Briony Carros (Executive Director, Visual Arts Nova Scotia) and Daniel Joyce (Artistic Director, Khyber Centre for the Arts), as well as an interview with D’Arcy by James MacSwain. Continue reading

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Brights in Series: VANS in the Hub

Visual Arts Nova Scotia presents Brights in Series, the 6th edition of VANS in the HUB featuring a broad range of artworks by Nova Scotian visual artists: Ellen Moershel, Violet Rosengarten, Jacqueline Steudler, and Kate Stinson. Continue reading

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Neon Signs – Craig Budovitch

In my current series of paintings, I project an amalgamation of iconography from seasonally touristic destinations and places I have lived. Neon signs function in my work as landmarks for a community while also representing a historic relic or tourist attraction. Continue reading

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Living on the Edge – Region 5 Exhibition

Eastern Shore Artists engage the edge of the land/sea daily. Because we live on this edge- of the province, of the Atlantic Ocean, we have a deep sense of the metaphor of being on the edge of a beautiful but untrustworthy entity. Continue reading

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2012-13 Mentorship Program Exhibition

Apprentices this year have created works investigating dominant forms of knowledge, the transference of power, and wilderness as refuge. Highlighting the talents of emerging artists Judy Arsenault, Wes Johnston, and Christine Waugh the exhibition will also include work from their individual mentors Janice Leonard, Ilan Sandler, and Steve Higgins. Continue reading

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CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: VANS in the HUB, The HUB Gallery – Fall 2013

VANS in the Hub is a peer juried exhibition open to VANS members twice annually. The Hub Gallery is located at The Hub, a creative and innovative, work inspired office and meeting space that attracts innovative self-employed professionals, small businesses, and other professionals. Continue reading

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Selections from Inventories and Micro-mapping – Peter Dykhuis

This series began with paper-based ephemera – such as personal lists, envelopes and notes – that were cut-and-pasted onto clipboards, then overlaid with maps and images and, as sequenced works of art, posted onto the walls of the Gallery. Continue reading

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LITTLE THINGS – Jack Wong

Emerging artist Jack Wong presents a series of lithographs depicting everyday objects of significant personal value. Continue reading

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Hole – Mary MacIntosh

Emerging Cape Breton textile artist Mary MacIntosh exhibits a series of embroidered quips in the corridor gallery from May 3 – 24. Continue reading

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Sky and Steel – VANS in the HUB

Visual Arts Nova Scotia presents Sky and Steel, the 5th edition of VANS in the HUB at The Hub Gallery. Continue reading

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Court Rooms – Duncan Ferguson

Court Rooms is a survey of drawings rendered while sitting in on a myriad of trials in Halifax and New York City from 2011-2013. They cover high and low profile cases from petty violence, larceny, military espionage, marital homicide, gang violence, subway attacks, etc. Continue reading

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After the Rain – Connie Publicover

This body of work tries to capture the beauty of rain drops kissed by those first rays of sunlight. Continue reading

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Near Earth Objects – Anne Macmillan

Giving members of Visual Arts Nova Scotia an opportunity to create an exhibition of their work. Near Earth Objects Anne Macmillan January 9 – 28, 2013 Emerging Nova Scotian artist and former VANS Mentorship Program participant Anne Macmillan exhibits a … Continue reading

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Shimmers/Vibrations – Hugh Mater

corridor gallery Shimmers/Vibrations Hugh Mater November 9 – December 13, 2012 Emerging interdisciplinary artist Hugh Mater shows prints of faith in his exhibition Shimmers/Vibrations, on view in the Corridor Gallery from November 8  – December 13, 2012.  Mater describes the … Continue reading

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Celebrations of Light – VANS South Shore Members Exhibition

Celebrations of Light South Shore Region Members of Visual Arts Nova Scotia Lunenburg Art Gallery November 10 – December 2, 2012 Opening: Saturday November 10, 2-4pm Visual Arts Nova Scotia (VANS), in conjunction with the Lunenburg Art Gallery, is pleased … Continue reading

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Protect Your Love: Fact and Fiction – D’Arcy Wilson

Protect Your Love D’Arcy Wilson Khyber Centre for the Arts November 6 – 23 Opening: Monday, November 5, 8pm Visual Arts Nova Scotia (VANS) in collaboration with the Ecology Action Centre (EAC) and the Khyber Centre for the Arts are … Continue reading

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(i)Pad 3 – Andrew Maize with a.corn inc

Giving members of Visual Arts Nova Scotia an opportunity to create an exhibition of their work. (i)Pad 3 Advertisement (i)Pad 3 Andrew Maize with a.corn inc March 5 – 29, 2012 The installation of (i)Pads by a.corn inc reconstructs the … Continue reading

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This is ME – VANS Regional exhibition, Cumberland, Colchester & East Hants

Visual Arts Nova Scotia welcomes the public to This is Me – VANS Regional Exhibition at the Fraser Cultural Centre in Tatamagouche. Select members of Visual Arts Nova Scotia (VANS) living in the Cumberland, Colchester and East Hants County will be … Continue reading

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The Hub Gallery – Spring 2011

Following the successful inaugural collaboration between the Hub and VANS in 2010, which culminated in an off-site exhibition space for VANS’ members, both VANS and the Hub are now excited to launch the first of two exhibitions in 2011. This … 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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Paris Salon – The Craig Gallery

Paris Salon featured VANS members from Dartmouth, Bedford, Sackville & the Fall River area. The VANS regional exhibition took place at the Craig Gallery in Dartmouth, NS from February 4th – 27th, 2011.

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Photos of China and Laos – James MacSwain

In the summer of 2010, exhibiting artist – James MacSwain – traveled to the south of China to Yunnan Province visiting the cities of Dali and Jinghong. From Jinghong, MacSwain traveled into Laos where he took a boat down the Mekong River to arrive at … Continue reading

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