MADE IN CANADA | June 8 – July 20, 2019

Elissa Cristall Gallery is pleased to present a group exhibition titled "Made in Canada".  Striking in variety and imagination the exhibition focuses on painting and mixed media work featuring artists from Victoria to Halifax and stops in between. This is a rotating exhibition and will also feature guest artists throughout the summer. Check back with us often to see updates of new work and meet the artists:  Sherry Czekus, Christopher Friesen, Megan [...]

2019-07-11T16:32:56-07:00

GRACE GORDON-COLLINS | the DRESS | APRIL 4-27

ELISSA CRISTALL GALLERY is delighted to present an exhibition by Vancouver artist and architect Grace Gordon-Collins. Grace has long sought out the thematic threads that run through the inner lives of her female subjects and in the past has explored universal issues relative to gender, identity, violence against women and contemporary culture. Her current narrative THE DRESS expands on these themes and looks at the wedding industry, the ubiquity of social media [...]

2019-04-17T17:25:15-07:00

small PICTURES SHOW | December 1 – January 12, 2019

Bigger is not always better—or so you can see in an exhibition of over 30 intimately scaled paintings, sculptures and photographs. In planning this exhibition we asked - Why artists choose to work at a small-scale, the relationship between size and subject matter, and how the size of a work affects a viewer's reception. All these considerations underlie the small Pictures Show, which features work by a diverse group of contemporary artists. [...]

2019-01-16T17:50:17-08:00

GRACE GORDON-COLLINS

. BIOGRAPHY “I have always been an observer and a storyteller and, as a result, my work invariably starts in a narrative structure. My approach to photography has been clearly influenced by my early studies at the Center of Advanced Visual Studies at M.I.T. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) under the iconic photographer, Minor White. It was one of Minor’s approaches to image making he referred to a “heightened awareness” [...]

2021-06-10T16:08:55-07:00

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