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2006 Gallery Archive

eXXhibition Studio Tour

Elora - Fergus STUDIO TOUR eXXhibition Sept 21 - October 14, 2006 Celebrating 20 years

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Inspirations and Hauntings

Inspirations and Hauntings: Interpretations of Elora’s Old School Begins August 17 through to September 17, with a reception and artist’s talk on Thursday, August 24, 7:30 p.m. Featured artists are Sare Kumagai (photographs with text), Katelyn Languille (paintings, mythologizing the school building with images from the era of David Boyle), and Tania Love (poetic installation of historical photographs, objects, and interpretive addition). This showing coincides with the Old School Reunion.  

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Road Trip

ROAD TRIP, JUNE 8 to JULY 9, 2006 Artists: Adrian Norvid, Will Gorlitz, Adrian Blackwell, Margaret Lawther As summer arrives, many of us dream of taking to the road. The ribbon of asphalt heading to the horizon becomes a symbol of freedom, where we can leave responsibilities behind.  As gas prices soar, however, our feelings about our vehicles becomes increasing conflicted.  This exhibition brings together four artists who examine what roads and vehicles mean to us. Adrian Blackwell, Will Gorlitz, Margaret Lawther and Adrian Norvid, in their own unique ways, reveal the significance of the way in which we move...

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Phil Irish: Paths We Have Taken

Paths We Have Taken Phil Irish May 4 - May 27, 2006 In Depth Artist Discussion May 18 at 7:30 pm Gallery Hours: Mon to Fri: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm Sat: 1:00 - 4:00 pm

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Susan Dobson: Open House

Photographic images from Susan Dobson Thursday March 30th 7:30 p.m. Runs in the Minarovich Gallery from March 30 – April 29 Please join us at the Elora Centre for the Arts on Thursday March 30th as we celebrate the opening of the Minarovich Gallery’s new show ‘Open House’ – a collection of photographic images from Susan Dobson. The artist will be on hand for an informal discussion about her work. Interior decoration has become a massive industry, as we strive to create unique and pleasing places to call home. Susan Dobson notes that, as houses look increasingly the same on...

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JJ Lee: Fabrication

Fabrication New works by J. J. Lee February 23 - March 25, 2006 Artist talk and reception February 24 at 7:00pm Gallery Hours: Monday to Friday: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm Saturday: 12:00 - 4:00 pm

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Jacquie Jacobs & Wynne Paquette: Deep Skin

Deep Skin Paintings by Jacquie Jacobs and Wynne Paquette Exhibition runs from January 12 to February 18, 2006 It is said that beauty is only skin deep. This exhibit at the Elora Centre for the Arts explores the sensuality of the human body, but pulls us beyond superficial ideas of beauty. The Minarovich Gallery’s first show of 2006, Deep Skin, presents contemporary explorations of the nude by two women artists: their images of bodies point to the thoughts and personalities within. This show, which runs from January 12 through February 18, features the work of Wynne Paquette and Jacquie Jacobs,...

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Emergency – an emerging artists show and mentoring programme January 8 – Feb 8, 2006 Opening reception Thursday January 8, 7:30 pm Emergency is an extraordinary program, unique to the Elora Centre for the Arts. Promising students in their senior years of high school are paired with professional artists in our region. The young artists are selected for their vision and creative work. The professional artists offer guidance and technical know-how, giving the teens opportunity to take their creativity to a whole new level. Announcing this year’s roster: Hali Morgan is mentored by Sophie Hogan, Suzi Florence is mentored by...

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