Upcoming Exhibitions

Beaver Tales

Beaver Tales

October 13 – December 9, 2018

Opening reception: Saturday, October 13, 1pm

This three-person exhibition focuses on personal and investigative responses to Castor canadiensis, Canada’s official national animal symbol.

Francis Muscat lives and works in Sunderland, Ontario. He has recently dovetailed his studio practice to collaborate with resident mammals who share his living space. Muscat writes: “The peripatetic beaver decided to make my pond one of his homes. This was an invitation for me to react, comment and eventually take action. The similarity in which the trees fell intrigued me, the way the wood fibers were violently pulled apart spoke to me. Initially I felt I needed to respond to the destruction. There was anger and sadness. This resulted in making comments about this destruction. This work deals with my interest in interacting with my environment.”

Image: Francis Muscat, Flower 1, (detail), carved willow and mixed media, 2013.

 

 

Originally from Lac des Mille Lacs First Nation (Ojibwa), Frank Shebageget is known for iconographic works rooted in personal history, a critique of colonialist assumptions, and a nuanced understanding of modernism.

Focusing on symbols with both Aboriginal and general Canadian significance—such as family dwellings, beaver lodges and bush planes—his work explores the tension between grand narratives of socio-economic development and more marginal narratives of personal livelihood and sacrifice.

 

Image: Frank Shebageget, Untitled – Studies, glass bottle, 2018.

 

 

Ottawa-based artist Anna Williams explores a link between human beings and the natural world. Her offering to this exhibition is a unique installation pertaining to an industrious rodent and their dwellings. She states: “Canada House offers the viewer a moment of pause to investigate what we have lost in our passage from nature to culture, and the perceived notion of permanence in contemporary society. This installation is comprised of three life-sized cast bronze beavers constructing a beaver lodge made out of 800 individually cast clear resin tree branches.”

 

Image: Anna Williams, Canada House, cast bronze beavers with cast clear resin tree branches, 2017.

26th Annual Members’ Exhibition

26th Annual Members’ Exhibition

December 15, 2018 – January 20, 2019

Opening Reception & Awards Ceremony: Wednesday, December 19 at 7pm

CALL TO ARTISTS!

This ever-popular, year-end show inspires our creative membership to create a submission based on a given theme. “Perfect Moment” is an open-ended and versatile theme that’s sure to ignite diverse, thoughtful responses.

Submission Dates: September 4 to November 9, 2018

For submission requirements, please download our submission form or call SG Curator Olex at 905.668.4185.

Cool Idea?
We Want to Hear About it!

Interested in submitting an exhibition proposal?
Like most public art galleries, Station Gallery accepts unsolicited proposals by mail.

A standard package should include:

  • a covering letter addressed to SG Curator, Olexander Wlasenko
  • a specific written proposal for an exhibition and a statement of why you’d like to display at SG
  • slides or a CD of electronic images (about 10-15)
  • image list detailing titles, media, dimensions and dates
  • a cv or resume detailing artistic accomplishments (exhibitions, grants, reviews, etc.)
  • a self-addressed, stamped envelope for the return of materials

Whitby Station Gallery Floor Plan

Mail proposal to:

Curator, Olexander Wlasenko
Station Gallery
1450 Henry Street
Whitby, Ontario
L1N 0A8

The exhibition schedule for 2017 is in place and we are currently booking into 2018/19.
A response to the proposal package will take between 4 to 6 months.

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