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¤ 616 artists and
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Ian Willms, Sister and I at the hospital 2014Ian Willms: We Shall See
2 Sep 2017 – 5 Nov 2017
Ian Willms father died after months of hospitalization and medical interventions due to a motorcycle accident. In {I}We Shall See{/I} Willms documents his father’s traumatic injuries and the details of daily hospital visits.


George Steeves, Self-Portrait with Mirror 2001Bodies in Translation: Age and Creativity
9 Sep 2017 – 12 Nov 2017
MSVU Art Gallery is collaborating with the SSHRC-funded project entitled Bodies in Translation: Activist Art, Technology, and Access to Life and the Nova Scotia Centre on Aging at MSVU


AlcuinThe Alcuin Society Awards for Excellence in Book Design
15 Nov 2017 – 15 Dec 2017
In 2016, The Alcuin Society held its 34th annual competition, The Alcuin Society Awards for Excellence in Book Design in Canada. The awards recognize exceptional merit in Canadian graphic design. The 43 winning books were selected out of 230 submitted, representing the work of designers from nine provinces and 98 publishers.


Mount Community Show Opening Reception 2015Annual Mount Community Show 2017
15 Nov 2017 – 10 Dec 2017
Mount Saint Vincent University students, staff, faculty, alumnae and their families are invited to display their creative work in this annual extravaganza. Entries include visual art, music, performance, poetry, craft, literature, basketry, beading and more!


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Tove Storch: Sculpture
25 Feb 2017 – 9 Apr 2017
The new work proposed by Storch engages with the gallery’s two-storey architecture, deploying a forest of narrow metal rods to span the distance between floor and ceiling with an effect similar to that of a drawing. It incorporates the formal paradox typical of Storch’s sculpture, wherein the physical concreteness of the elements belies the optical variability of their appearance.
Tove Storch, Untitled 2017
Robert Tombs: Index. Graphic Works 1985-2015
3 Dec 2015 – 21 Feb 2016
Operating within the tradition of the artist/typographer/designer, Robert Tombs' practice incorporates print, photography, and site-specific installation.
Voices in Longitude and Latitude a video installation by Marnina & Noam Gonick
Ron Shuebrook: Drawings
24 May 2014 – 10 Aug 2014
This exhibition acknowledges the centrality of drawing to Ron Shuebrook’s practice. Representing over 30 years of production by the artist
Ron Shuebrook, Wharf
Susanna Heller: Intensive Care
25 Feb 2012 – 29 Apr 2012
For decades, Susanna Heller (BFA, NSCAD, 1977) has distilled the peripheral landscapes of New York City in her wildly expressive, near-abstract drawings and paintings. Figures rarely appeared in Heller’s work before March 2010, when her husband was hospitalized with a devastating illness.
Susanna Heller, Untitled (Throne) 2010
Danish Modern: Suzanne Swannie Textil
18 Oct 2008 – 23 Nov 2008
Suzanne Swannie is a Halifax-based designer and weaver who creates functional textiles, tapestries and large architectural installations for private and public environments. She also weaves pictorial tapestries and is known for unique fabric constructions such as the gallery installation Repassage.
Suzanne Swannie Imaginary Landscapes
Pulse: Film & Painting After the Image
14 Oct 2006 – 26 Nov 2006
Pulse brings experimental film into dialogue with contemporary abstract painting by presenting the two art forms adjacent to one another in the same gallery space.
Nicole Collins Light a Path
Elspeth Pratt: Hang-ups
7 Aug 2004 – 17 Oct 2004
Elspeth Pratt is known for her inventive use of building supplies and her interest in leisure as it correlates with the built environment.
Elspeth Pratt, Arsenic and Lace
Changing Times, Time Changes
Canadian Experimental Films and Videos of the 1990s

11 Mar 2002 – 25 Mar 2002
Gerda Cammaer’s selection highlights works in which time is used to create a physical experience, presented as a theme, or treated as a receptacle in which to collect images.
Changing Times, Time Changes
Cape Breton Modern: Terrence Syverson
1 Sep 2001 – 14 Oct 2001
The monumental shaped paintings of the 1980s and ’90s are luminous, monochromatic fields, often pierced in the centre and bounded by built-up edges resembling torn flesh.
Terrence Syverson: Tri-infinity II Brown Study
Susan Feindel: Figura
22 Oct 2000 – 9 Nov 2000
This show includes paintings and drawings produced since 1983, which re-enact nature's creativity rather than mimicking natural appearances.
Susan Feindel: Wreaths for Blessing...
Winter Gardens
9 Jan 1999 – 21 Feb 1999
The exhibition presented 30 of the colour photographs resulting from Charlotte Lindgren's Winter 1995-96 train journey, during which she photographed private and public gardens at each stop.
Charlotte Lindgren: St. Andrews, NB
1,000,000 Grapes
24 Oct 1998 – 22 Nov 1998
Ferguson's work is composed of 100 square, stretched canvases stencilled in black with an irregular, dot-like motif (or 10,000 "grapes"), installed in a closely spaced grid.
Gerald Ferguson: 1,000,000 Grapes
Notification 1
24 Oct 1998 – 13 Dec 1998
Ninety-six colour photographs of the backs of envelopes used for the mailing of death notices in France in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
Arnaud Maggs: Notification 1
Field Notes
13 Jun 1998 – 2 Aug 1998
Field Notes consists of pieced fabric constructions which combine stitched, dyed and painted cloth, in compositions that blend abstract formal qualities with references to rural Ontario landscape.
Dorothy Caldwell: Damp Earth
Prospect 6: Painting by Sarra McNie
23 May 1998 – 2 Aug 1998
Like her predecessors in the Prospect series, Sarra McNie has constructed a version of herself — a persona — which then inhabits her work as subject matter.
Sarra McNie: Iron Tulip
Contingent
19 Sep 1995 – 29 Oct 1995
This exhibition placed the work of two contemporary Canadian women in the context of American postminimal art making of the 1960s and ’70s.
Elspeht Pratt: Concentric Circles
Prospect 2: Kelly Mark Works
15 Jul 1995 – 3 Sep 1995
This exhibition recreated the utilitarian space of the artist’s live-in studio, suggesting references to work as task and the concept of "a work."
Kelly Mark: Mended Stool


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