The Landscape Renewed
May 21 to August 20, 2016
Pace with Soul,
acrylic on canvas,
122 cm x 152 cm,
Photo: Mike Lalich
The visual language used by the
Group of Seven to describe
Canadian landscape is still very
much in use today. Like any
language, however, it evolves
over time. This survey exhibition
of works by emerging and
established landscape artists
from this region shows the variety
of ways in which the idioms of the
Group of Seven are identifiable,
yet also in transition.
These works demonstrate how shifts in colour palette, application, and material can revive
and contemporize the landscape tradition. Featured artists include E. Robert Ross, Jerzy
Werbel, Douglas Edwards, and Kerry Walford.
The Design Annex exhibition space features experimental contemporary art installations by artists from Hamilton and farther afield. Exhibition receptions are held on the second Friday of each month during the James Street North Art Crawls.
The Design Annex provides artists with a new location in which to present works in all media, including new media. The space welcomes Hamilton residents and visitors to engage with contemporary art in a highly visible and accessible venue in the heart of Hamiltonís James Street North Arts District.