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Studio Sixty Six features Beyond The Pale & Anthony’s Pizza for “A Taste of Beer & Art!” on Friday, August 26

Ottawa art gallery Studio Sixty Six at 202-66 Muriel Street in the Glebe invites you on Friday, August 26th from 6 to 9PM to “A Taste of Beer & Art,” an event for art and craft-beer lovers alike! We are pleased to announce that we are collaborating with local craft brewery Beyond The Pale and Anthony’s Pizza to feature some delicious beer and pizza in our gallery space!

As our end-of-summer event, we welcome all to enjoy this special evening on the final night of our current exhibition these may (not) be places, featuring artists Laura Bydlowska, Kathryn Shriver, Alex Thompson, Guillermo Trejo and Joani Tremblay.

Founded in 2013, Studio Sixty Six is an Ottawa emerging artist gallery devoted to showcasing emerging artists from in and around the Ottawa region and across Canada. We focus on diverse solo shows to help budding artists launch and develop their artistic careers. As part of our art gallery’s program, we provide art lovers, art collectors and designers with the opportunity to access the best new emerging artists’ work for sale.

Attendees will be offered sample-size portions of beer to enjoy with pizza free of charge. Full-size portions of beer will be available for sale. Free entry. RSVP here!

The Foundry Gallery Simon Phipps

The Foundry Gallery presents Simon Phipps’ Beton Brut (9 Sep – 27 Oct)

The Foundry Gallery presents Simon Phipps’ BÉTON BRUT from 9 September to  27 October.

What do you think of when you hear the architectural term ‘Brutalism’? Love these concrete monolithic buildings or hate them the artist and photographer Simon Phipps is ready to challenge all your preconceptions of the Brutalist building in his solo exhibition in London: BÉTON BRUT.

Simon Phipps has spent the last 15 years photographing and documenting Brutalist and buildings in the UK, creating a survey of photographic images that demonstrate the breadth of this contentious architectural style.
BÉTON BRUT showcases a new series of architectural photographs screen printed in monochrome onto brushed aluminum. Phipps’ careful selection of materials for his work captures one of the properties of Brutalism, ‘its not concerned with the material, but the quality of the material, what can that material do?’ The use of a halftone screen and the aluminium moves the photograph away from the representational; it becomes more sculptural within the enhanced materiality of surface and ink. His photography plays with the viewer’s perspective of the buildings; he has an innovative way of looking at these dynamic constructions finding interesting new vistas and perspectives to capture our imagination.
A selection of Phipps extensive photographic inventory is also displayed in BÉTON BRUTwhere the curatorial arrangements highlight typological similarities and differences, revealing an analysis of form and structure. Using the placement of colour to highlight architectural details; stemming from Le Corbusier’s Polychromie Architectural, Phipps has used colour from the buildings he has resolutely documented and faithfully used these colours as an integral part of the exhibition in The Foundry Gallery.  BÉTON BRUT is curated by Elizabeth Goode.

Lori Johns at the gallery

AWAD welcomes a new Member: Lori Johns of Phylogeny Contemporary

LoriAWAD, the Association of Women Art Dealers, is pleased to announce a new Member of our Virtual Chapter, Lori Johns, pictured above (left) at CONTEXT NY with a collector acquiring a vase by artist Mo Cornelisse.

Lori Johns runs Phylogeny Contemporary that has evolved over a decade in the art industry seasoned through international experimental projects and esteemed art fairs. The aim of Phylogeny Contemporary is to examine line, form, and texture with insight.

Click here to read Lori’s full profile and please join us in warmly welcoming Lori to AWAD.

Sarah Wiseman Daniel Ablitt City Lights

Daniel Ablitt ‘Seeking Light’, a solo exhibition at the Sarah Wiseman Gallery, Oxford, from September 3rd

The Sarah Wiseman Gallery, in looking ahead to September, has just announced the solo exhibition by Daniel Ablitt ‘Seeking Light’ that opens on Saturday 3rd September. One of the works on show, City Lights, is shown here courtesy of the artist and the Sarah Wiseman Gallery.

In this exhibition the artist is deepening his exploration of our connections to the landscape. It is very human to seek an open space, a place to think and reflect; Daniel finds this magical space in his paintings, making them very compelling as we meditate on the vastness of nature. For more information contact the Sarah Wiseman Gallery.


Garvey|Simon is pleased to announce the exhibition Select

Garvey|Simon is pleased to announce the exhibition, Select, featuring work by seven artists chosen by director Elizabeth K. Garvey from the gallery’s inaugural Artist Review Program. The artists are Nancy Daubenspeck, Margot Glass, Leslie Kerby, Neema Lal, Linda Lindroth, Lily Prince, and Krista Svalbonas. The Artist Review Program exists to create dialogue with artists and to offer an accessible platform for visibility and potential exhibition at the gallery. This year’s artists are all women whose works are diverse in both subject matter and form. There is a romantic element in the drawings of rumpled envelopes by Margot Glass and in Lily Prince’s dreamlike landscapes. Krista Svalbonas and Leslie Kerby study domestic space, with Svalbonas creating collages contrasting city and country, while Kerby explores the use of shipping containers for permanent or temporary housing. Working with a different sort of container, Linda Lindroth flays and flattens vintage boxes with lavish colors and textures. Nancy Daubenspeck and Neema Lal both utilize a subtractive technique, Daubenspeck taking away and retouching layers of casein paint while Lal sandblasts her glass sculpture.

Select runs from August 4th – August 20th

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