Art Fairs

Metal Bar #2, 2016
Pontus Willfors
56 x 24 x 42 in.

Summer Group Show + Flats Block Party
July 9th, 2016 -September 11th, 2016

Renowned local galleries Monte Clark Gallery, Winsor Gallery, Gallery Jones, Macaulay & Co, and Gallery 295 will play host to crowds of local collectors and art-goers as exhibitions are launched, artist talks are given, bands play, and the city is brought together to celebrate the district’s success as a cultural cornerstone. Visitors are free to tour exhibition openings or to follow the scheduled programming of talks from the city’s most eminent creative figures.

Come on down to The Flats this Saturday, July 9th from 1-5pm to see what’s good in the ‘hood, have a summer drink, feast your eyes on some art, and meet fellow art enthusiasts.

+Monte Clark Gallery opens a two-person exhibition by abstract painters Jay Isaac and Mark Delong titled, “Thoughts on the Rocks”.

+Macaulay & Co. Fine Art exhibits “Ovoidism”, a series of abstract ovoid sculptures by Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun. Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun explores traditional iconography with representations of the environment and the history of colonization, resulting in his powerful, contemporary imagery.

+Winsor Gallery opens a summer group show featuring new paintings by Bradley Harms and Allan Switzer alongside an exhibition of abstract sculptures by Alexander Caldwell and Pontus Willfors.

+Gallery Jones presents a summer group exhibition of works featuring artists Peter Aspell, James Nizam, Brendan Tang and others.

+Hot Art Wet City presents works of tattooed female subjects from artists Gwen D’arcy and Aaron White. Live tattooing will be performed throughout the day.

+Chernoff Fine Art opens the day with an exhibit by works from L.A based artist JOW

+SOMA exhibits works by various artists for the summer including abstract painter Scott Plear.

+Gallery 295 Exhibits INDEX 2016, featuring works by 6 emerging artists who will be giving a series of quick informal artist talks between 3-4 PM. INDEX 2016 is the Gallery 295′s fourth annual juried exhibition of emerging artists working within photography. This exhibition sets out to explore current trends and practices in contemporary photography and also to act as a platform for younger artists to have their work recognized in a professional context. In addition, artist Gerri York will be giving a talk regarding her large-scale work housed within Gallery 295’s Light Box Project Space for a full one hour session from 1-2 PM.

Metal Bar #2, 2016
Pontus Willfors
56 x 24 x 42 in.

The Flats Summer Block Party
July 15, 2-4

The Flats, Vancouver's premier contemporary art district, is throwing its fifth annual block party this summer on Saturday, July 15th