Archive for the ‘Exhibition’ Category

  • Exhibition: Adad Hannah

    Adad Hannah: The Raft of Medusa (100 Mile House) Exhibition at Oxygen Art Centre from August 10th to 31st, 2013 The Oxygen Art Centre is thrilled to be bringing the work of photographer and video artist Adad Hannah to Nelson this August for an exhibition of his project The Raft of Medusa (100 Mile House).  Hanna was born in New York in 1971, spent his childhood in Israel and England. He moved to Vancouver in the early 1980’s. Hannah has exhibited his work all over the world where his work

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  • Exhibition: Self Design High, Youth Art Show

    SelfDesign High is thrilled to be part of the Nelson ArtWalk 25 Years, in partnership with the Oxygen Art Centre, as ArtWalk’s first ever youth exhibition. Curated by Amber Santos and Jessie Demers, this exhibition entitled “Life is Learning”, is composed of learning artifacts and fine arts pieces. All pieces were created by youth who call SelfDesign High their school for all or part of their high school learning experiences. SelfDesign High Mentors together with Community Mentors support these youth in exploring various artistic mediums and their expression. Some artwork

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  • Requiem for a Glacier – Performance in Nelson

    Nelson performance benefits Jumbo awareness Two public performances of Requiem for a Glacier will take place on Thursday, July 25th at 6:30 pm and 8:30pm at the Nelson United Church, 602 Silica Street in Nelson, BC. The Requiem is an oratorio in four parts, composed by artist Paul Walde and performed by the Requiem Volunteer Orchestra and Chorus, under the direction of Ajtony Csaba, conductor of the University of Victoria Symphony Orchestra. Tickets are $20 for adults, $15 for students and seniors, and are available at the Capitol Theatre in

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  • Residency: Bristol Diving School

    Bristol Diving School (Bristol, UK): Maps in Doubt Artists in Residence at Oxygen Art Centre from June 8th to July 6th Upcoming events: Artists’ Talk: Thursday, June 13th at 7pm Visit their booth at Canada Day Celebrations at Lakeside Park: July 1st Artwalk Opening: Friday, July 5th from 6-9pm Oxygen Art Centre is located at 320 Vernon St (Alley Entrance)   Bristol Diving School (UK) is a collective of artists from Bristol, UK, four of whom are Artists-in-Residence at Oxygen Art Centre from June 8-July 6th, 2013. In its initial

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  • Event: Blue Night (Dec 20th, 2012)

    Blue night is like the HOV lane of art openings. It only takes two to make it happen and it looks like there is growing interest in this fast lane. Memories of the great excitement and crowds at ArtWalk of summers past are the root of the inspiration to create an event that combines multiple art events in a single evening. Thursday December 20th 2012, is the first blue night. It begins with an opening at the Capitol Theatre from 5 to 7 pm featuring the encaustic work (painting with

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  • Exhibition & Residency: Sandra Rechico

    Oh…and my Pinky Toe is Blistered Sandra Rechico, Artist in Residence, June 5th-June 30th, 2012 Artist Talk, Thursday, June 7th, 7-9 pm Opening, Friday, June 22nd, 7-9 Exhibition Hours, June 23rd-30th, Wed-Sun, 1-4 pm This June, artist Sandra Rechico from Toronto, will be the artist in residence at Oxygen Art Centre. While in Nelson, she will be depending on the kindness of strangers to take her on walks. She is interested in all altitudes: walks in the mountains, the city and the mines. After each walk, Sandra will create a

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  • Exhibition & Residency: Tanya Pixie Johnson

    tanya pixie johnson: Sense of Direction Residency: January 1 – January 31, 2012 Exhibition: Friday, February 3 – February 11 Opening: Friday, February 3, 7pm Artist Talk: Tuesday February 7, 7pm Open Studio: Thursdays 12 – 3pm Visual artist, tanya pixie johnson, will be the artist in residence at Oxygen for the month of January and early February. She will be using this space and time, 4 weeks, to move through a self created art ceremony acknowledging the four directions. This will be an exploration of the notion of time,

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  • Residency & Exhibition: Max Liboiron

    Salt-winning: Equal To or Greater Than December 2010 to January 2011 Glass, road salt, trash Salt-winning: Equal To or Greater Than is a trash-based social economy. Over one hundred miniature globes were created from discarded glass, trash, and winter road salt. Each globe could be taken away by gallery visitors at any time as long as they left something behind of equal or greater value. Visitors were asked to fill out a survey after their exchanges that detailed what they took, what they left behind, and how they determined the

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  • High Muck a Muck: Playing Chinese 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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  • Residency & Exhibition: Deborah Loxam Kohl

    The Sound of … (silence) December 1, 2010 to January 30, 2011 Designer/Maker, Deborah Loxam-Kohl, has developed a novel technology for felting wool into three-dimensional objects. The technology includes specialized manufacturing equipment as well as a proven process and a wide range of test results. The process is automated to a large extent and so can be adapted for large-scale manufacturing. The technology is adaptable, straightforward and simple to implement and operate. A fully formed felt object comes directly from the process, with no further processing required to produce a

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