2019 MAIN GALLERY EXHIBITIONS
BEHIND THE LINES: CONTEMPORARY SYRIAN ART // May 9 – July 3, 2019 Presenting the work of twenty Syrian artists, this powerful exhibition provides a unique window into the lives and minds of those affected by the devastating civil war.
Artists: Khaled Akil, Ali Almeer, Humam Alsalim, Rami Bakhos, Juhayda Albitar, Mahmood Aldaoud, Khaled Dawwa, Amr Fahed, Fadi al-Hamwi, Ammart Khadour, Lina Malki, Maiesam Mallisho, Aya al Medani, Alaa Sharabi, Huda Takriti, Reem Tarraf, Omran Younis, Khaled Youssef, Mohamma Zaza, Obaidah Zorik
Curated by Paul Crawford & Humam Alsalim
Organized and circulated by the Penticton Art Gallery, in partnership with the Cyrrus Gallery, Damascus
FIONA ANNIS: NEW WORK // July 11 – September 4, 2019 An exhibition that will gather the results of the artist’s exploration of the connections between astronomy and photography, including research completed during a residency in Naples, Italy at an observatory and museum of astronomical instruments.
Artist: Fiona Annis (Montreal, QC)
Curated by Vicky Chainey Gagnon
CEDRIC, NATHAN & JIM BOMFORD: REST STOP & CRUMMY II // September 21 – November 18, 2019 This exhibition features two new interactive sculptural installations that provoke reflection on the politics of contested public spaces. Featuring a work outside the gallery.
Artists: Cedric, Nathan & Jim Bomford (Victoria, BC)
Curated by Jenelle Pasiechnik
We acknowledge the generous funding from the Canada Council for the Arts, the British Columbia Arts Council, the Province of British Columbia and the City of Campbell River. This support allows us to continue remunerating exhibiting artists and provides audiences with more public outreach activities that enhance the dialogue between artworks and visitors.