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2012 Gallery Archive

Paintings The Elora Connection

The Elora Connection: A Painting Exhibition at the Minarovich Gallery December 6, 2012 – January 20, 2013 Opening Reception: Saturday December 8, 2012. 4pm - 7pm Curated by Cheryl Ruddock “The Elora Connection” celebrates the 10th Anniversary of the Elora Centre for the Arts. The participating artists all have a strong, long-standing creative connection to Elora as a workplace, gathering place, and shared landscape of inspiration. The roots of this exhibition are in the Riverside Studio of Elora, a project by master printmaker Stu Oxley which has connected artists for 30 years, drawing them from near and far to meet,...

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Middlebrook Curatorial Prize

Middlebrook Prize for Young Canadian Curators at the Elora Centre for the Arts Congratulations to Katherine Dennis winner of the inaugural 2012 Middlebrook Prize for Young Canadian Curators. Katherine's exhibition entitled "As Perennial as the Grass" be exhibited in the Minarovich Gallery at the Elora Centre for the Arts between October 19 - December 14, 2013. Katharine is a graduate of the MFA program in Criticism and Curatorial Practices at the Ontario College of Art and Design. She has co-curated exhibitions at the Art Gallery of Ontario and On the Rise Artist Collective in Vancouver, BC. EXHIBITION: As Perennial as...

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Susan Low-Beer: Evidence of Breath

Susan Low-Beer: Evidence of Breath October 11 - December 2, 2012 Opening Reception: Thursday, Oct 11, 7:30pm The ceramic sculptures of Susan Low-Beer focus attention on the physical and inner presence of our bodies. The weighty, earthy clay becomes, in her hands, an evocation of spirit. This exhibition, bringing together three series of her work, is drawn from 9 years of discovery. Compelling physical forms like childlike faces, heads, and airborne bodies evoke the invisible energy of the interior life. About Face is a row of sensitive, childlike heads. While the heads display a uniformity of shape and features, each...

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Studio Tour

Ever Wonder What An Artist's Studio Really Looks Like? September 22 & 23 and Septmeber 29 & 30, 2012. 10am - 5pm. Here's your chance to get a look behind the scenes. Take a self-guided tour and meet artists where they live and work. Thirty two artists and craftspeople will open their studios for two consecutive fall weekends. The 2012 Studio Tour is completely free of charge. You'll get a chance to meet directly with the artists, and often see work not shown in gallery settings. For more information, directions and artist spotlights go the Elora-Fergus Studio Tour website: www.elorafergusstudiotour.com...

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Dave Hind: Aluminum Quilting Society

In the Minarovich Gallery Carnival Commanders by The Aluminum Quilting Society (Roan Bateman, Sarah Copoc, Daniel Hill, Dave Hind, Gord Pullar, and many more...) July 12 - September 9, 2012 Opening Reception: Thursday, July 12, 2012 at 7:30pm WATCH: Dave Hind of the Aluminum Quiliting Society speaking at the Opening Reception Curated by Phil Irish The Aluminum Quilting Society, a collective of artists initiated by Dave Hind, not only beguiles us with artworks bursting with imagination, but challenges us to think about our shared lives in new ways. The very process of creating these works – crammed with story, humour,...

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Perspectives on Canadian Tar Sands and the Northern Gateway Pipeline

Perspectives on Canadian Tar Sands and the Northern Gateway Pipeline Contributing Artists: Ufuk Gueray, Verne Harrison, Franke James and Reel Youth May 17 - July 8, 2012 Opening Reception: Thursday, May 17, 2012. 7:30pm In the Minarovich Gallery Curated by: Julie René de Cotret Canadians have always cared deeply for the environment, we pride ourselves on the natural wealth of our country, but balancing considerate environmental policies and financial growth remains a challenge. From May 17th to July 8th the Minarovich Gallery at the Elora Center for the Arts is featuring the works of three artists and a not-for profit...

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Riki Weiland: FRAGMENTS

In the Minarovich Gallery - Elora Centre for the Arts Riki Weiland: Fragments March 8 - May 6, 2012 Opening Reception: Thursday, March 8, 2012, 7:30pm Fragments - Photos from the Opening ReceptionWatch - Riki Weiland speaking at the Opening Reception: Part 1 (14 minutes), Part 2 (11 minutes), Part 3 (8 minutes).Curated by Phil IrishRiki Weiland’s solo exhibition at the Elora Centre for the Arts, titled Fragments, is a meditation on memory, the brutality of war and illness, and the resilience of life. She has woven three media into a richly textured exhibition. The core of the show is...

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Don Miller: Found History

Found History - Don Miller January 5 - March 4, 2012 Opening Reception: Thursday, January 5, 2012. 7:30pm Curator: Julie René de Cotret Found History - Photographs of the exhibition - coming soon Watch - The Deconstruction: Found History exhibit comes down In the Minarovich Gallery

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Miller – Julie’s Photos

Found History by Don Miller At the Elora Centre for the Arts 75 Melville Street, Elora, ON N0B 1S0 January 5 - March 4, 2012

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