40 Below: Juried Exhibition for Emerging Artists

Kristin Armstrong, Cheryl Brisson, Eric Euler, Marcus Fessler, Brad Garber, Catherine Hodgson, Laura Peturson, Heather Saunders, Anthony Tremblay

February 28 - March 28, 2015

40 Below: Juried Exhibition for Emerging Artists

Juror Tanya Lukin-Linklater has chosen the best of many artistic submissions for this, the W.K.P. Kennedy Gallery's inaugural exhibition 40 Below, a juried show created to showcase our region's best and brightest emerging artists. The exhibition incorporates a variety of artistic media and ranges from paintings to prints, sculpture, and video animation. 

You are invited to join us in celebrating our chosen emerging artists at a reception during the Downtown Gallery Hop on March 20, 2015, from 7 - 9:30 pm.

About the Juror:

Tanya Lukin Linklater's practice spans experimental choreography, performance, video, and text. Her work has been performed/exhibited nationally and internationally. She is compelled by the interstices between visual art and poetry, performance, and pedagogy, indigenous languages, portrayals of women and children in film, and the body. Tanya’s works have been exhibited at Museum of Contemporary Art Santiago (Chilé), SBC Gallery (Montreal), Open Space (Victoria), Urban Shaman (Winnipeg), Images Festival + Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art (Toronto), People of Good Will organized by Postcommodity (Guelph), grunt gallery (Vancouver), Nuit Blanche Winnipeg, Museum of Contemporary Native Art (Santa Fe), TRIBE (Saskatoon), Latitude 53 (Edmonton) and elsewhere. Her publications include poetry and essays, and she’s been published in Taos International Journal of Poetry and Art, Drunken Boat, Ice Floe, As/Us, Western Front Gallery, McLaren Art Centre, and fifty3 magazine. Tanya studied at University of Alberta (M.Ed.) and Stanford University (A.B. Honours) where she received the Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship and the Louis Sudler Prize for Creative and Performing Arts. She was awarded the Chalmers Professional Development Grant in 2010, K.M. Hunter Artist Award in Literature in 2013 and has received generous support from the Ontario Arts Council and Canada Council for the Arts. She is Alutiiq with family from the Native Villages of Port Lions and Afognak in southern Alaska and makes her home in northern Ontario, Canada. In 2015, Tanya will exhibit at Western Front Gallery (Vancouver), Culver Center for the Arts (Riverside, California), and Ontario Scene (Ottawa). http://tanyalukinlinklater.com

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