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April Art Gallery Exhibits in Windsor Essex

Sunday, April 1 to Monday, April 30

Enjoy the exhibits at one of the many galleries in Windsor Essex.

Art Gallery of Windsor

February 17 – May 13, 2018
Arthur Shilling: The Final Works – This engaging exhibition showcases an incredibly creative period during which time Shilling produced powerful portraits that reflect contemporary identity politics within Indigenous culture. Shilling was both a visionary and an activist who worked to transcend the lines between portraiture and politics.

Leah Modigliani: Washington D.C., 1939; Basel, 1957; Paris, 1958; Berkeley, 1969; Chicago, 1969; London, 1969… –  This is a solo exhibition of works by Leah Modigliani reflecting on themes of history, protest and power narrated through a feminist lens. Embedded within a discourse of representation, Modigliani challenges the ways in which political resistance has been disseminated and archived in popular culture.

Hind v. Hind – The historical landscape works of William Hind and the contemporary landscapes of his great, great, great, nephew Dave Hind are separated by over one hundred years and span a number of generations as well as an extensive period of time in Canadian art history.

Wed – Sun 11 am – 5 pm, $10
519.977.0776, www.agw.ca
Art Gallery of Windsor – 401 Riverside Dr. W., Windsor


March 2 – April 14, 2018
An impeccable state – Grayson Richards (Toronto, ON)
The exhibition’s centrepiece, a single-channel video titled Cutting the Stone (2016), portrays a quasi-medical procedure from the perspective of the subject. Referencing Hieronymus Bosch’s painting of the same name (c. 1494), this work evokes existing neurotechnology (in this case, Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation) and an increasing lack of distinction between difference and illness in the eye of Western institutions.

Tues – Sat 12 pm – 5 pm
519.977.6564, www.artcite.ca
Artcite – 109 University Ave. W., Windsor

Gibson Gallery

March 29 – April 15, 2018.
ARTISTS of the FUTURE: General Amherst & St. Thomas of Villanova

Come explore as our young, local artists take over the Gallery for the 8th annual “Artists of the Future! This collaborative exhibit displays a variety of work and mixed media from students at General Amherst and St. Thomas of Villanova High Schols.

April 19 – May 13, 2018.
FLASHBACK: Threadworks 2016
​Threadworks’ mandate is to mount, every three years, a juried exhibition of exceptional creative needlework stitched by artists from across Canada. The show opens travels to a number of museums and galleries across Ontario during the next two years. The Gibson gallery is proud to present the theme for 2016 – FLASHBACK. What does that word bring to your imagination? Just how far back does it take you?  Visit the gallery and see how the different fabric artists have interpreted it.

Open Thurs – Sun 11 am – 5 pm; Free
519.736.2826, www.gibsonartgallery.com
Gibson Gallery – 140 Richmond St., Amherstburg

Leamington Arts Centre

April 3 – 28, 2018. 

The LAC presents the 20th Annual Juried Student Art Show featuring works by Secondary Students from across Essex County. Categories include: Acrylic Painting, Oil Painting, Drawing, Sculpture, Mixed Media, Photography, Digital Media and Film. Opening Reception & Awards: Thursday April 12, 7 pm.

Tues – Thurs 10 am – 4:30 pm, Fri 10 am – 5 pm, Sat 12 pm – 4 pm
519.326.2711, www.leamingtonartscentre.com
Leamington Arts Centre – 72 Talbot St. W., Leamington