University of Victoria Legacy Art Galleries

Downtown

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Out of the Frame

Salish Printmaking

June 8 to October 1, 2016

In collaboration with Wachiay Studio (Andy McDougall) and curated by Dr. Andrea N. Walsh.

Legacy Art Gallery Downtown

630 Yates Street

Featuring work by Charles Elliott, Doug LaFortune, Angela Marston, Andy Everson, Maynard Johnny Jr., lessLIE, Chris Paul, and Dylan Thomas.

Coast Salish artists challenge ideas about printmaking by bringing the process of printing into relation with cultural traditions, personal experiences and the material world.


Celebration Event + Artist Roundtable

September 24, 1 - 4pm

Legacy Art Gallery Downtown

630 Yates Street

More info

Campus

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The Averted Eye Sees

The Life and Work of Glenn Howarth

July 30, 2016 to October 23, 2016

Curated by Jenelle Pasiechnik (UVic MA, 2015)
With supervision from Caroline Riedel (Legacy Art Galleries)

Legacy Maltwood (at the Mearns Centre – McPherson Library)

Glenn Howarth was a pillar in Victoria’s arts scene from the late 1970s until his death in 2009. He was an innovative creator and inspired teacher searching for ways to communicate the artistic process and the perceptual functions of the eye and brain that contribute to visual perception. He was also responsible for innovations in computer graphic art in the early 1980s working on the Telidon system as an artist in residence in the Engineering Department at the University of Victoria campus with Dr. Ernest Chang. In 1983 he represented Canada in the Sao Paulo Biennale with some of this work and also presented it locally at  the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria and UVic’s Maltwood Art Museum and Gallery. 

The Averted Eye Sees draws on UVic's significant collection of Howarth paintings from the Michael C. Williams estate, as well as Howarth’s writing, sketches, ephemera, and digital archive, part of the regional artists archive initiative of UVic Libraries Special Collections and Archives. It also includes a fascinating case study on the challenges of ‘retro-computing’ in recreating Howarth’s early experiments in  digital artwork.

Downtown

outoftheframe

Out of the Frame

Salish Printmaking

June 8 to October 1, 2016

In collaboration with Wachiay Studio (Andy McDougall) and curated by Dr. Andrea N. Walsh.

Legacy Art Gallery Downtown

630 Yates Street

Featuring work by Charles Elliott, Doug LaFortune, Angela Marston, Andy Everson, Maynard Johnny Jr., lessLIE, Chris Paul, and Dylan Thomas.

Coast Salish artists challenge ideas about printmaking by bringing the process of printing into relation with cultural traditions, personal experiences and the material world.


Celebration Event + Artist Roundtable

September 24, 1 - 4pm

Legacy Art Gallery Downtown

630 Yates Street

More info

Natural | Supernatural

Natural | Supernatural

Nuu-chah-nulth Serigraph Prints from the University of Victoria's Permanent Collection

Curated by Allison Grey Noble and Caroline Riedel

First Peoples House

For hours & location click here

This exhibition of serigraph prints by artists Patrick Amos, Joe David, Ron Hamilton (Chuuchkamalthnii), Tim Paul, Art Thompson (Tsa-Qwass-Upp), and Glen Webster visually articulates knowledges of histories and stories that are important to the people of the Nuu-chah-nulth nations. These prints are from the university's permanent collection and originate from the print making studio of Vincent Rickard, who worked with these artists in the 1980s and 1990s. Rickard and donors George and Christiane Smyth have given the university nearly 3,000 contemporary Northwest Coast prints, making UVic's collection the most comprehensive in Canada.

Image: Supernatural, Joe David (Nuu-chah-nulth)

Upcoming

INDEFIANCE

IN DEFIANCE

Artist/collaborator- Lindsay Delaronde

Opens October 8, 2016

Legacy Art Gallery Downtown

630 Yates Street

The exhibition premiering at UVic’s Legacy Art Gallery, IN DEFIANCE emerges from Iroquois Mohawk artist Lindsay Delaronde’s photographic project entitled Squaw. This project, in utter defiance to that negative word long often used to denigrate Indigenous women, seeks to break down the stereotypes. These individual portraits dismantle the negative stereotypes of First Nations women by allowing the individuals to portray themselves more authentically reflecting truth of diversity, power, and respect.

Events & Programs

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Celebration Event + Artist Roundtable

Out of the Frame: Salish Printmaking

Light Food + Refreshments Provided

September 24, 1 - 4pm

Legacy Art Gallery Downtown

630 Yates Street

An afternoon event featuring an artist roundtable discussion with the artists from Out of the Frame: Salish Printmaking on the role of printmaking in their practices and new directions for printing taken up in the exhibition. Discussion will be moderated by curator, Dr. Andrea Walsh. Featuring a guest talk reflecting on the production of prints by Salish artists given by independent scholar India Young.

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Integrate Art Festival

Interactive Printmaking Activity | Out of the Frame: Salish Printmaking

Saturday Aug 27th, 6-9pm

Legacy Art Gallery Downtown

630 Yates Street

As part of the Integrate Art Festival, the Legacy Art Gallery downtown will be open from 6-9pm to welcome Integrate Art crawlers.

Join us for a printmaking activity! Based on the Legacy Art Gallery Downtown’s current exhibition, Out of the Frame: Salish Printmaking and inspired by Coast Salish artist Dylan Thomas’ image Salmon Spirits, this printmaking activity explores Thomas’ use of the tessallation image giving the visitor the opportunity to try their hand at this mathematical approach to image-making.

Education

Exhibitions at UVic’s Legacy Art Galleries Available as Teaching Resource

Exhibitions at UVic’s Legacy Art Galleries Available as Teaching Resource Legacy announces its exhibition and program season and invites faculty to consider including visits to the galleries as part of cross-disciplinary classroom learning opportunities or as part of assignments. With venues on campus (Legacy Maltwood in the Mearns Centre for Learning) and downtown (Legacy Art Gallery) the Legacy program is varied. Class tours, lectures and research visits can also be arranged with notice.

To view the PDF with the information for the 2015-16 season click here

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Perpetual Salish:

Coast Salish Art in the Classroom

Perpetual Salish: Coast Salish Art in the Classroom is an online resource for teachers, offering cross-curricular lesson plans to engage students and facilitate their understanding of Coast Salish culture and art.

This site is based on the exhibition Perpetual Salish: Contemporary Coast Salish Art from the Salish Weave Collection, curated by Coast Salish artist lessLIE, and originally presented at the University of Victoria's Legacy Art Gallery Downtown (August 15, 2014 - January 10, 2015). The Legacy presented tours of the exhibition for grade four classes to educate the students about Coast Salish art and culture. Coast Salish Art in the Classroom aims to bring this educational initiative to a broader audience.

Click here to visit the website Coast Salish Art in the Classroom

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