In the exhibition Ask the Mountains, Sylvie Ringer and Jenni Schine conjure deeply meaningful memories and experiences through their use of sound, visual artwork, and installation, allowing the visitors entrance into the world of Malcolm Island through the artists’ eyes and ears.
On display at the Campbell River Art Gallery until the end of March 2022, Noojim Owin, the Jingle Dance Healing Dance, is a community cultural revitalization project.
oot by 10 foot installation, with walls standing eight feet high and resonators hanging from the ceiling.
Translations by Jamelie Hassan & Soheila Esfahani–curated by Jenelle M. Pasiechnik, was the first exhibition after the pandemic shutdown, at the Campbell River Art Gallery. Like many events in 2020, the exhibition-which was originally supposed to include an open studio during a site-specific installation and a food sharing experience-had to Read more…
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.
Research Findings and Statement Our current solo exhibition, Karen Tam’s Autumn Tigers, explores the history of anti-Asian racism and celebrates the advocacy and resistance of contemporary Chinese communities. Inspired by this work, the CRAG Team decided to conduct archival research to look into the history of the greater Asian communities 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.