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February Art Gallery Exhibits In Windsor Essex
Friday, February 1 to Thursday, February 28
January 11 – February 9, 2019
THE TEMPLE OF THE GLORIOUS – ARTHUR DESMARTEAUX (MONTREAL, QC): a satirical exhibition around the religion of hockey. The exhibition includes two installations an altar on which visitors can place their offerings to the hockey gods, and a confessional titled Exercise in self-mutilation, in which there is a video showing a hockey coach (played by the artist) giving a bilingual speech to hypothetical losers.
Opening Reception: Friday January 11 at 7pm
Wed – Sat 12pm – 5pm
Artcite Inc. – 109 University Ave. W., Windsor
ART GALLERY OF WINDSOR
February 9 – May 12, 2019
Deicing/Decolonizing: Hockey Histories in Canadian Contemporary Art: Inspired by the idea that hockey is much more diverse than the popular stereotypes have led Canadian society to believe, this exhibition will call into question the entangled relationships between hockey and Canadian identity by making the invisible bodies in hockey visible.
Johan Grimonprez: Dialogues: Through a cinematic lens, the artist provokes daring conversations that challenge notions of globalization, and the political relationships between people and their governments on the big screen.
November 30, 2018 – May 12, 2019
Kenneth Saltmarche: Dedicated Visions: This exhibition presents a range of Saltmarche’s art which demonstrates his interest in exploring several art genres over the duration of his artistic practice.
Look Again! Celebrating the AGW Collection at 75 Years: includes many of your favorite works and those which have truly defined the Gallery’s collection as high quality. Notably enriched in this exhibition is the Gallery’s continuing commitment to Indigenous histories.
Wed – Sun 11 am – 5 pm, $10/Admission
Art Gallery of Windsor – 401 Riverside Dr. W., Windsor
Common Ground Gallery
Feb 16 – 24, 2019
Artwork by Andrew Closs
Opening Reception: Friday February 15, 5 pm – 11 pm.
Meet the artist! There will be refreshments available, and a cash bar.
Tues – Fri 10 am – 5 pm
3277 Sandwich St, Windsor
LEAMINGTON ARTS CENTRE
February 5 – March 2, 2019
Zip Code (N8H 1M4): an exhibit of selected works from the region by a guest curator. The exhibit’s focus is to bring together a collection of efficacious works in a variety of mediums and subject matter throughout the artist’s careers.
Opening Reception: Fri Feb 15, 7pm
Twentyfive%: 25 reasons to make art this Winter! The LAC offering 25 free canvas to 25 artists to create 25 finished works with 25% off art supplies for the TWENTYfive% exhibit to be featured. And the winner of the people choice votes will receive a $25 Gift Certificate for Art Supplies at the LAC.
Opening Reception: Fri Feb 15, 7pm
Tues – Fri 10 am – 4:30 pm, Sat 12 pm – 5 pm
Leamington Arts Centre – 72 Talbot St. W., Leamington
SB CONTEMPORARY ART
January 17 – March 9, 2019
New Works by Matthew Hawtin: Matthew Hawtin, in his first solo show at SB Contemporary continues his exploration of line, form and colour with a new body of work produced on the occasion of this exhibition. Working with his signature “torqued” canvases, Hawtin has created a new installation of paintings, exploring the randomness of placement and the notion of visual noise while investigating the dialogue that occurs between the work and the space.
Opening Reception: Thursday February 7 from 6 – 9pm
Wed 11am – 3pm, Thurs 11am – 6pm, Fri 11am – 3pm, Sat 10am – 3pm
SB Contemporary Art – 1017 Church St., Windsor