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Harris Exchange Gallery

The Harris Exchange Gallery features rotating curated and invitational exhibitions by visual artists and craft artisans. It is a flexible, multi-use gallery space that emphasizes the connection between art and community.  We consider submissions from artists for solo and group exhibitions.  If you are interested in submitting a proposal for consideration, please contact director@ecfta.ca for further information on our submission criteria.  Download Harris Exchange Gallery floor plan.



February 21 – March 31, 2019 | OPENING RECEPTION Thursday February 21 from 7 – 9 PM

FORGED IN FIRE: This exhibition showcases a collaborative group of artist blacksmiths from across Southwestern Ontario. The collection of handmade objects is a cross-section of functional, architectural and sculptural ironwork. This compelling body of work is an honest expression of what is capturing the imagination of blacksmiths, who make a living hammering hot metal in order to re-shape it into useful, pleasing or thought-provoking objects of art.

Participating artist blacksmiths include Mike Armstrong, Wolfgang Bleckert, Aimie Botelho, Megan Carter, David Cross, Sandra Dunn, Bronson Kozdas, Daniel Linkenheld, Darrell Markowitz, Robb Martin, Scott McKay, Mark Puigmarti, David Robertson, Graeme Sheffield and Jim Wallace.