Tactile Forest brings the theme of botanical life into the gallery landscape. Mossy greens, golden browns, sea and sky blues mimic our natural world through acrylic and oil paints, ceramic and fibre sculpture, contemporary embroidery and unique mixed media photographic works.
Each of the seven artists imbue their experience of nature through diverse mediums, reflecting the diversity of the tactile and intangible within our forests and the connection art has with nature.
Artists: Bev Ellis, Julie Johnston, Jane Kenyon, ByNature Designs,
Zed Payne, Sandrine Pelissier and Heather Talbot.
Artist Talk | Thursday, Sept 15, 6:30-7:30pm Join Nicolas Rousseau, BSc, MSc, Horticulture Engineer and ByNature President as he leads us in a discussion about biophilia, the importance of bringing nature into our interior spaces and the intrinsic bond between humans and other living systems.
Mixed media juried exhibition featuring the work of 22 artists:
See the list of exhibiting artists here.
Yesterday I dropped off Terra Incognita II and Stitched trees at the Vancouver Art Gallery Art Rentals and Sales showroom. There are available on their website to rent or to purchase.
Art Rental & Sales is a not-for-profit business operated by the Vancouver Art Gallery. Since 1952, the program has promoted emerging and mid-career Canadian artists through the rental and sale of their artwork. All the artwork in the rental program is consigned by the artists who receive the majority of the fees collected. Remaining proceeds help fund programming at the Vancouver Art Gallery.