Past Events:

Bus Trip to London, ON!

On Saturday October 13 Gallery members took a trip to London, ON.

Our first stop was an exclusive tour of a private collector’s home, housing over 250 museum-quality pieces, widely recognized as the most important collection of contemporary Canadian ceramics.

Next we visited Jonathon Bancroft-Snell Gallery. On view was a new exhibition of ceramic work by artist and University of Waterloo faculty member Bruce Taylor. The Gallery also showcases the talents of over 125 of Canada’s top ceramic artists.

Our last stop was Museum London, where we had a docent-led tour of new exhibitions, including Winnipeg-based artist Bev Pike’s monumental paintings in the exhibition Bev Pike: Grottesque. Also on view are; Words and Pictures: Cartoonists of Southwestern Ontario and Ting: The Life and Work of Merle Tingley, two exhibitions that focus on Canadian cartoonists.

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Lumen Festival
Saturday September 29th from 6pm to 11pm

DARC – Dark Ages Recreation Company. Photo: Ceridwyn Howard

Ancient Glass: Lecture and Viking Bead Kiln

At 6pm, Wilhelm Nassau led a talk about Ancient Glassmaking. Wilhelm has been involved in the research of ancient glass, specializing in its technology for the past forty-five years.

From 7pm until 11pm, Neil Peterson from DARC – the Dark Ages Re-Creation Company – fired up a reproduction Viking bead kiln to create tiny archeological experiments using ancient technologies.

Medieval European Glass Furnace – model designed and built by Wilhelm E. Nassau, MA. Assisted by Gary Roach, 1994.

 

 

Lumen is a festival that showcases light based new media, media art, and projection based installations. This free event invites citizens to explore the city through a new lens — one that illuminates Waterloo through art and technology. To learn more about this festival and events happening throughout the city, please visit the City of Waterloo website.

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Artist Talk with Zachari Logan

Enigma, from Root Series, 2016 by Zachari Logan

Join us at the Gallery on Thursday, July 5 at 7pm for an artist talk with Zachari Logan, one of six artists presenting work in the current exhibition Then, Now and Next. The event is free and all are welcome. 

Zachari Logan is a Canadian artist based in Regina, Saskatchewan who works mainly with large-scale drawing, ceramics and installation practices.Logan evolves a visual language that explores intersections between masculinity, identity, memory and place. Engaging empirical explorations of landscape, figuration, and overlapping art-historic motifs, Logan employs strategy of quotation, mined from place and experience. His work has been exhibited widely, in group and solo exhibitions throughout North America, Europe and Asia and can be found in public and private collections worldwide.