NEWS:

BLINK GALLERY GROUP SHOW 2014 - NEW WORKS

 

"This group exhibition reworked themes from the 2011 show Inhabitus: The art of collection, curator Diane Bond examines how collections from artist studios can be incorporated into curated spaces.  Working collaboratively with the objects, artifacts and mementos collected by Blink members, (in)habitus II investigates artistic desires towards collection, archiving and presentation."  Diane Bond

 

BETWEEN LIGHT AND SHADOW      ...BLINK GALLERY

Wind, Light, loss:  the paperwork of Beth Levin and Jean Jewer  by Maureen Kprp, PhD   

...both artist use paper as their medium.  Levin a sculptor, Jewer a painter and printmaker.   In their hands, paper holds light, captures shadow, limns the air gently. 

DETAIL    BETWEEN LIGHT AND SHADOW

 
 

NUIT BLANCHE - CUBE GALLERY - OTTAWA  SEPT. 2012  "SPEAK OUT - DR PILL POP"   LYNDA CRONIN + JEAN JEWER

CONCEPTIONAL THE PIECE USES THE TITLE "LIFE IS BEAUTIFUL" FROM THE OTTAWA 2012 NUIT BALANCHE FESTIVAL, AS  A BEGINNING POINT TO DISCUSS THE ROLE OF OPTIMISM AND OUR SEARCH FOR HAPPINESS IN A CHOATIC AND TURBULENT WORLD.  "SPEAK OUT "FUNCTIONS AS A LARGE PILL BOX CONTAINING OVERSIZED PILLS: CURATOR PILL, GOD PILL, ART PILL, PAINTER PILL.   SOUND FILES OF RECORDINGS FROM A PHARMACEUTICAL LAB, WHERE VARIOUS CHEMICALS ARE PRODUCED, ARE OVERLAID WITH SPOKEN WORD TEXT AND SINGING VOICES THAT ENGAGE THE VIEWER IN A CONVERSATION ABOUT POLLYANNA AND OUR MODERN DAY FIXATION ON "HAPPINESS" IN ALL IT FORMS.  THE PUBLIC WERE ASKED TO CONTRIBUTE TO THIS CONVERSATION BY SENDING THEIR FEED BAK TO FACEBOOOK AT CUBE GALLERY.

THE PIECE ACTS AS A TRANSIENT SOAP BOX, REMINISCENT OF SPEAKERS CORNER IN HYDE PARK IN LONDON; REFLECTING ON THE TRADITION OF FREE SPEECH AND THE CELEBRATION OF UNIQUE VOICE.   text: Lynda Cronin

 

City of ottawa purchased a painting:

 

FUNDRAISER OF OTTAWA ART GALLERY, OTTAWA

 

CUBE GALLERY, SOLO SHOW

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ART EXHIBITION CUBE GALLERY

 

SOLO EXHIBITION KARSH MASSON ART GALLERY, OTTAWA

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CITY OF OTTAWA PURCHASED ARTWORK FOR THIER COLLECTIONS

 

BLINK GALLERY EXHIBITION 

 

ART TORONTO   (THE TORONTO INTERNATIONAL ART FAIR  2010...CUBE GALLERY, OTTAWA

 

PUBLIC ART POEM:   BLINK GALLERY, OTTAWA, ON            LYNDA CRONIN + JEAN JEWER + PEARL PIRIE + MAUREEN SANDROCK

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MAJOR'S HILL PARK IN OTTAWA 2010, POETS AND SPECTATORS GATHERED AROUND TO READ OUT LOUD THEIR  RESPONSED TO THE ART.

LOCAL POET PEARL PIRIE CREATED A THREE DIMENSIONAL POEM INSTALLED ON THE INTERIOR SURFACE OF THE PIECE

 

JEANINE PARKINSON, WRITER AND CURATOR FROM NEW ZEALAND ORGANIZED A GROUP SHOW FOR BLINK MEMBERS AT BLINK GALLERY

 

IN THE DARK   JEAN JEWER AND BOZIA RADJENOVIC   BLINK GALLERY

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JEAN JEWER & BOZICA RADJENOVIC - BLINK GALLERY

 

FUNDRAISER OF OTTAWA ART GALLERY

 

EXHIBITION AT OTTAWA SCHOOL OF ART, OTTAWA ,ON

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CUBE GALLERY EXHIBIT

 

FUNDRAISER OTTAWA ART GALLERY

 

NEW WORKS  SOLO EXHIBITION BLINK GALLERY, OTTAWA , ON

 
 

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SOLO EXHIBITION CUMBERLAND GALLERY, OTTAWA, ON

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CUBE GALLERY EXHIBITION

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