The theme of this website is “Art Brings People Together!” and I think nothing exemplifies that more than community efforts to create something together, using their own style and method, but unifying it for the purpose of creating one collaboration.
Tracey Kutschker, curator of the Salmon Arm Art Centre, presented an opportunity to artists that the Blind Bay Painters thought would be a wonderful challenge, and a beautiful way to commemorate a past leader in her community and former Blind Bay Painter. The “In Dialogue with the Collection” asks artist to use a historical art piece and “respond” to it by creating another art piece that utilizes something the artist sees in the original that they wish to further follow through with.
To know that Margaret Lund was part of the Blind Bay Painter history is exciting and it was rewarding coming up with a new concept that speaks to her original piece. “Moon Rising” with its focus on light, provided twenty of the Blind Bay Painters lots of options for varied and unique responses, all of which focus on light as the key element in each painting. We hope you enjoy our response. Go to the Salmon Arm Art Centre to view Margaret Lund’s “Moon Rising” and Blind Bay Painter’s response. 12 other individual artists also participated so there is a lot of “conversation” going on at the centre!
Salmon Arm Art Centre – exhibitions for more information.
Opening Reception: Friday, January 18, 2019 at 7pm
Exhibition: January 19 to February 23, 2019
Trader Tuesday: Tuesday, February 12 at 3pm
Coffee Break and Artist Talk: Thursday, February 21 at 2pm
Family Saturdays: Every Saturday from 11am to 3:30pm.
Gallery Hours: Tuesday to Saturday 11am to 4pm.
Sponsored by: Jeff Stacer – The Stacer Team