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July 19 – August 3, 2024

Kai Liu

Seaside Compositions is a painting exhibition by Kai Liu that celebrates the dynamic interplay between land, sea, plants, and sky through semi-abstract art. This collection showcases eight paintings that depict the intricate layers of coastal landscapes, blurring the lines between reality and imagination.

There will be an opening reception on Saturday, July 20 from noon to 5 pm. The artist will be in attendance.

Kai Liu - seaside compositions

August 16 – 31, 2024

Shannon Pawliw

In an age where the world seems increasingly chaotic, there’s a paradoxical sense that humanity is becoming more uniform. The vibrancy and individuality that once defined us is often overshadowed by a relentless push toward conformity and superficial connections. This blurring of uniqueness is both a symptom and a cause of the broader issues we face.

This exhibition of paintings, entitled The Anti-bland Brigade, is an attempt to reclaim the joy and individuality that seem to be fading. Through painting, Pawliw seeks to inspire a renewed appreciation for the diversity and creativity that make humanity extraordinary. Each piece is a celebration of the human condition, a reminder that even in chaos, there is potential for beauty and connection.

These explosions of colour are a celebration of individuality and creativity, standing against the ‘blanding’ and conformity — the ‘greiging’ — of modern life.

Exhibition details coming soon.

a painting entitled "That's what the storm is all about"
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