oot by 10 foot installation, with walls standing eight feet high and resonators hanging from the ceiling.
Campbell River’s talented artists have been showing their work in the Annual Members’ Show longer than the gallery that now hosts it has existed.
Last year, people continued to turn to art for light, joy, and inspiration even though the anxiety of the pandemic grew; not to mention the added stress from natural disasters caused by the climate crisis. These are the times when the voices of culture and creativity need to be heard Read more…
Humour as Medicine presents the work of contemporary Indigenous artists Sonny Assu (Ligwiłda’xw), Lori Blondeau (Cree/Salteaux/Metis), and Hjalmer Wenstob (Nuu-chah-nulth) in an exhibition that exemplifies how humour can be a powerful coping mechanism for trauma and emotional distress.
The Campbell River Art Gallery’s permanent collection tells the story of collecting practices and donations received since our beginnings in 1994.
Contemporary responses to Sybil Andrews Sybil Andrews was a character unlike any other who was well known for her incredible work ethic, life of pioneering and determination, and highly expressive artworks that capture the essence of the times and places she lived. There exists a legacy of exceptional research and Read more…
This three part group exhibition aims to explore the relationship between the ethics of taking care, taking care as related to art practices and professions, prioritizing the self, and the fatigue that results from community members sharing their experiences, and educating the public.
Sybil Andrews was an extraordinary character, dedicated teacher, and Modernist artist of the 20th century, and a renown figure in the cultural landscape of Campbell River and beyond.
A time honoured tradition of celebration and recognition of the local artists of Campbell River and the North Island region.
On tour from Vancouver’s Contemporary Art Gallery, Sugarbush Shrapnel is a solo exhibition that investigates Nishinaabe artist Olivia Whetung’s connections to the ecosystem of her home territory on Chemong Lake, Ontario, with a focus on the transmission of Traditional Knowledge Systems, food sovereignty, and the fragility of symbiotic relationships in an era of accelerating climate change.