Archive for the ‘Exhibition’ Category

  • Residency & Exhibition: Sam Talbot-Kelly

    Glamourie – Sam Talbot-Kelly Residency dates: December 7, 2015 – January 7, 2016 Exhibition dates: January 9 – February 6, 2016 Gallery hours: Wednesday – Saturday 1-5pm Opening night: Friday January 8, 2016 from 7-9pm *Performance at 7.30pm! Artist Talk: Saturday January 9, 2016  at 4pm The Oxygen Art Centre will mark the turning of the year and the coming of the light with the introspective creativity of multimedia artist Sam Talbot-Kelly. The artist is in residence for the month of December working on explorations into the ancient ways of

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  • High Muck a Muck Wins New Media Writing Prize

    The collaborative project High Muck a Muck: Playing Chinese, developed through Oxygen’s Art Centre’s Artist in Residence program, has won the UK based, New Media Writing Prize. High Muck a Muck: Playing Chinese is an interactive website and installation exploring Chinese immigration and settlement in British Columbia. The project was created by a team of Nelson and Vancouver artists including Nicola Harwood, former director of Oxygen Art Centre, Fred Wah, former Poet Laureate of Canada, artist / performers Bessie Wapp and Thomas Loh and composer Jin Zhang. Significant artistic contributions

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  • High Muck a Muck: Playing Chinese in Norway

    High Muck a Muck: Playing Chinese plays Norway! The collaborative project High Muck a Muck: Playing Chinese, developed through Oxygen’s Artist in Residence program, was featured in an international exhibition at the Electronic Literature Organization Conference and Festival in Bergen, Norway in August. High Muck a Muck: Playing Chinese is an interactive website exploring Chinese immigration and settlement in British Columbia. The work includes poetry by Fred Wah and interviews with Nelson and Vancouver community members as well as original music, graphics and video. The project was selected to be

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  • Residency & Exhibition: José Luis Torres

    José Luis Torres  – Mutations  Residency dates: August 16-28, 2015 Exhibition dates: August 29 – October 3, 2015 Gallery hours: Wednesday – Saturday 1-5pm Opening night: Friday, August 28 7-9pm Artist Talk: Saturday, August 29 at 4pm   Quebec resident and Argentina-born sculptor José Luis Torres will be the artist in residence at the Oxygen Art Centre this August followed by an exhibition of his work generated while in residency. Thematically, Torres intends to continue with a series of “in situ” installation pieces he calls Mutations where the artist assembles

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  • Children’s Art Show

    Oxygen Art Centre is pleased to present the work of grade 3 and 4 elementary students working through the Artist In the Classroom program. Students from two local elementary schools have been working with local artist, Jennifer McAuley to create a series of one of a kind, handmade, Art Cards to trade, exhibit and collect. Each week for the last few months the students have taken part in a workshop session series that introduces young artists to unique forms of visual expression. Each student has created a series of art

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  • Exhibition: Kathi Hofmann

    Mater Familias – Kathi Hofmann Exhibition dates: January 9 – February 7, 2015 Gallery hours: Wed – Sat from 1-5pm Opening Night: Friday January 9 from 7-9pm Artist Talk: Saturday January 10 at 4pm Join us on January 9th, 2015 at the Oxygen Art Centre for the opening of Mater Familias a sculptural installation by ceramic artist Kathi Hofmann.  Hofmann was born in the Okanagan and has been living in Nelson since 1996.  After a short career in Geology and some global travelling, she returned to school to study art

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  • Imaginarium catalogue fundraiser

    Imaginarium exhibition and catalogue fundraiser What happens when six artists are given free reign of the walls of an art gallery? Imaginarium – a place devoted to the imagination is a collaborative painting Residency and Exhibition now open at Oxygen Art Centre. The walls of the gallery space burst with colour and imagery created by six emerging Kootenay artists; Amber Santos, Sergio Santos, Chelsey Freyta, Coleman Webb, Bryn Stevenson, and Tanya Pixie Johnson.  Imaginarium begins in the gallery but moves the conversation to the street as sections of the exhibit

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  • Exhibition & Residency – Imaginarium

    Imaginarium – a place devoted to the imagination – Collaborative painting Residency & Exhibition with Amber Santos, Sergio Santos, Chelsey Freyta, Coleman Webb, Bryn Stevenson, and Tanya Pixie Johnson. Exhibition dates: September 27 – October 11 Gallery hours: Wednesday – Saturday from 1-5pm Opening: Friday September 26 from 7-9pm (Culture Days event) Artist talk: Saturday September 27 at 4pm (Culture Days event)   Imaginarium – a place devoted to the imagination, an exhibition by six emerging Kootenay artists, opens at Oxygen Art Centre this Friday at 7pm.  Painted panels from

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  • Exhibition: Megan Dickie

    Megan Dickie – SPIN OFF Opening: Friday August 8th 7-9pm Artist Talk: Saturday August 9th at 1pm Exhibition Dates: August 9 – 30, 2014 Gallery hours: Wed – Sat from 1-5pm Columbia Basin Culture Tour: August 9 & 10 from 10am – 5pm   Oxygen Art Centre is pleased to present new work by Victorian artist Megan Dickie.   SPIN OFF is a sculpture and video installation. The video references the format of video games; flat, multi-leveled obstacle courses that are traversed by a character who continually fails and reattempts the challenges

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  • High Muck a Muck: Playing Chinese

    An artist and community collaboration, High Muck a Muck: Playing Chinese, is an interactive exhibition that explores some of the experiences of Chinese Canadians immigrating to Canada and to Nelson. The exhibition opens July 4th at 5pm.   The exhibition was created by a team of Nelson and Vancouver artists including Nicola Harwood, former director of Oxygen Art Centre, Fred Wah, former Poet Laureate of Canada, artist / performers Bessie Wapp and Thomas Loh and composer Jin Zhang. Significant artistic contributions also came from Nelson performer, Hiromoto Ida, visual artist,

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