Archive for the ‘Artist In Residence’ Category

  • Exhibition ‘Nostalgic Geography: Mama and Papa have Trains, Orchards and Mountains in their Backyard’

    Residency Dates: August 19 – September 5 Opening Reception: Friday September 6 | 6:00pm (before Art Walk Gala) Artist Talk: Saturday September 7 | 4:00pm Closing Dinner: Friday September 27th | 5:30pm (Blue Night) Exhibition Dates: September 6 – 28, Wednesday-Saturday 1-5pm     Oxygen Art Centre is pleased to host resident artists prOphecy sun and Darren Fleet for the creation of Nostalgic Geography: Mama and Papa have Trains, Orchards and Mountains in their Backyard, a multi-channel AV installation exploring the history and geography of Harrop-Procter. prOphecy sun and Darren Fleet have been working collaboratively since

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  • Resident Artist Evan Locke

    Resident Artist Evan Locke creates Immediacy Protracted    Residency dates: June 04-June 13th Exhibition dates: June 15th to July 12th, 2019 Opening Reception: Friday, June 14th at 7-9pm Artist talk: Saturday, June 15th at 4pm Gallery and Residency hours: Wednesday to Saturday from 1-5pm Oxygen Art Centre is pleased to host artist Evan Locke as this summer’s Artist in Residence. Locke is a painter and installation artist living and working in Victoria BC. During his residency, Locke will construct a large-scale painting as a sculptural piece designed specifically for the

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  • Resident Artist Matthew Talbot-Kelly

    Oxygen Art Centre hosts Resident Artist Matthew Talbot-Kelly for a site-specific sculptural installation project: “…concerning the inept and yes, foolhardy barricading of wayward denizens…” Project Dates: April 15 – May 26, 2019 Open Studio Hours: Wednesday-Saturday 1-5pm Closing Celebration: Friday May 17th, 7-9pm Artist Talk: Saturday May 18th, 2-4pm While in residence at Oxygen Art Centre, Talbot-Kelly will build a temporary, multi-part Site Specific installation, an assemblage made of two realities – physical and digital. This will be a domestically scaled fence/barrier/wall made from reclaimed and reconfigured furniture that is

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  • Open Studio with resident artist Hildur Jónasson

    Open Studio with resident artist Hildur Jónasson Friday February 1st 4:30-6:30pm Celebrating her Residency at Oxygen Art Centre from January 7–30th, 2019   Following her exhibition Ephemeral Existence, which took place at Oxygen Art Centre in December, Nelson-based contemporary artist Hildur Jónasson has been Oxygen’s artist-in-residence throughout January 2019. Please join the artist on Friday February 1st from 4:30-6:30 for an Open Studio at Oxygen Art Centre to celebrate the completion of her residency and learn about the artist’s process and new work. Throughout January, Jónasson has been using Oxygen as

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  • Ephemeral Existence by Hildur M Jónasson

    Oxygen Art Centre is pleased to announce Ephemeral Existence, an exhibition by Nelson-based contemporary artist Hildur Jónasson. The exhibition will be the first public showing of work done by Jónasson, while participating at the Arctic Circle Residency in Svalbard, Norway last year. Included in the show will be a selection of works on paper, as well as a sculptural installation that accompanies a video of a performance made by Jónasson on the Svalbard Glacier. Join us to celebrate the opening of Ephemeral Existence on Friday, November 30th from 7-9pm. The

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  • Conflict Studies: An artists-residency and exhibition with Justin Langlois

    Exhibition Dates: August 25th – September 30th Opening Reception: Friday August 24th, 7-9pm Artist Talk: Saturday September 8th, 7-9pm Gallery Hours: Wednesday-Saturday 1-5pm Oxygen Art Centre is excited to be hosting Vancouver-based visual artist, educator and organizer Justin Langlois, who will be in Nelson this summer as our artist-in-residence followed by an exhibition. Langlois has a BA Honours in Communication Studies and an MFA in Visual Arts / Integrated Media both from the University of Windsor in Ontario. He is the recipient of many grants including Ontario Arts Council and the Canada Council for the

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  • Call for Exhibition and Residency Submissions Announced

    Oxygen Art Centre is currently accepting submissions for its Exhibition and Residency program.  Regional, national and international professional artists from any discipline are welcome to submit proposals for a solo or group exhibition and/or residency.  Oxygen Art Centre is particularly interested in work with regional relevance, cross-disciplinary work and work that engages audiences in participatory processes.  Professional (CARFAC) exhibition and artist presentation fees are paid for selected programming.  Residencies and exhibitions are typically planned two to three years in advance. Please submit all of the following documents as specified in

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  • Summoning at Culture Days & Blue Night

    SUMMONING (NO WORDS) exhibition will participate in Culture Days and Blue Night this September 29 & 30 and this will mark the final weekend for the exhibition at Oxygen! Summoning (No Words), an interactive sound installation built from the female voice, is taking up residence at Oxygen Art Centre this month. The project is made up of original sung compositions contributed by a seven-member team of award winning Canadian female vocalists and composers. Local singers Allison Girvan and Bessie Wapp are among the singers that have contributed. An interactive experience,

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  • Summoning (No Words) artist talk

    Nicola Harwood will lead an artist talk about the process and impetus for the project today Saturday, August 26th at 4pm. Summoning artists in attendance include Allison Girvan, Bessie Wapp, Simon Lysander Overstall and Mikayla Fawcett. Read more about the project in the great article by Will Johnson for the Nelson Star! https://www.nelsonstar.com/entertainment/oxygen-summons-female-power/ The project, conceived and designed by Nicola Harwood, is a sound temple made up of original sung compositions contributed by a seven-member team of award winning Canadian female vocalists and composers. Local singers Allison Girvan and Bessie

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  • Residency: SUMMONING (NO WORDS)

    SUMMONING (NO WORDS) at Oxygen Art Centre  Summoning (No Words), an interactive sound installation built from the female voice, is taking up residence at Oxygen Art Centre this month. The project is made up of original sung compositions contributed by a seven-member team of award winning Canadian female vocalists and composers. Local singers Allison Girvan and Bessie Wapp are among the singers that have contributed. An interactive experience, participants will move through gallery and their movement will stimulate the women’s voices. Other contributors include Tanya Tagaq, Vandana Vishwas, Sandy Scofield,

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