Friday, November 2, 5.30pm - 7.30pm
Reception: Exhibition Opening for Laine Groeneweg
Saturday, November 3, 5.30 - 7.30pm
Reception: Festival Reception
Imprint Gallery’s Stormy Weather Arts Festival exhibition brings together an eclectic range of collections by regional and national artists. The gallery is known for quirky and original work with a strong narrative element.
In the upper printmaking gallery there will be a solo exhibition of maritime themed mezzotints by Laine Groeneweg. Laine is from Hamilton, Canada. He received his BFA from York University and then trained as a professional printmaker at Fondazione Il Bisonte Per Lo Studio Dell’Arte Grafica in Florence, Italy. He is widely recognized for his work in mezzotint & etching and has exhibited in Canada and Internationally in Australia, Japan, Italy, Russia, Taiwan and the United States. The exhibition opening will be on Friday, November 2nd 5.30 – 7.30pm.
The ground-floor gallery will have a strong emphasis on sculpture with artwork from mixed media artists Morgan Brig, Kevin Titzer, John Taylor and the award winning artist, Karen Croner. We will also be introducing the work of ceramic sculptors Kelsey Bowen and Cary Weigand. This work compliments current gallery artists Keith Schneider, Margaret Keelan, Aggie Zed and Michelle Gregor.
In addition the gallery will be showing new paintings by Mark Andres, and Maggie Taylor’s Alice Through the Looking Glass series of digital composites. Both bodies of work depict figures in intriguing interiors lit by rich saturated colors. We will also be introducing Molly Cliff Hilt's work to the gallery, with a series of monumental bird portraits. The festival reception with be on Saturday, November 3rd, 5.30 – 7.30pm.