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January Art Gallery Exhibits In Windsor Essex

Tuesday, January 1 to Thursday, January 31


January 11 – February 9, 2019
THE TEMPLE OF THE GLORIOUS – ARTHUR DESMARTEAUX (MONTREAL, QC): The Temple of the Glorious is 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
519.977.6564, www.artcite.ca
Artcite Inc. – 109 University Ave. W., Windsor


October 20, 2018 – January 20, 2019
THE LIVING RIVER PROJECT: ART, WATER AND POSSIBLE WORLDS: This exhibition considers the cultural, historical and environmental significance of water issues in the Windsor-Detroit corridor.  Co-curated by Patrick Mahon and Stuart Reid.

October 20, 2018 – January 20, 2019
SOVEREIGN ACTS: In Sovereign Acts, the artists contend with the legacy of colonial representations. Their work returns to the multi-levelled history of ‘Performing Indian’ to recuperate the erased and objectified performer as an ancestor, an artist, and an Indigenous subject. Curated by Wanda Nanibush.

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. Landscape, still life, official portraits as well as informal portraits of family members and acquaintances were also subjects which Saltmarche rendered in oil, watercolour and ink mediums.

Opening November 30
LOOK AGAIN! CELEBRATING THE AGW COLLECTION AT 75 YEARS: The Art Gallery of Windsor’s “Look Again” exhibition will include many of your favorite works and those which have truly defined the Gallery’s collection as high quality – Prudence Heward, Emily Carr, members of the Group of Seven and their contemporaries. Notably enriched in this exhibition is the Gallery’s continuing commitment to Indigenous histories, especially in the Great Lakes basin, featuring important works by Bonnie Devine, Norval Morrisseau, Daphne Odjig and Angus Trudeau.

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

Artspeak gallery

January 26, 2019 1 – 4pm
FREQUENCY FEELS: The works on view in FREQUENCY FEELS emerged from an exploration of vintage amateur radio enthusiast magazines and from thinking about transistors (an invention that radically altered communications technologies specifically in telephones, radios/turntables and in computers and space travel).  Julie Sando is a graduate of the University of West Virginia’s Master of Fine Arts in Visual Arts Program and of the University of Windsor’s School of Creative Arts where she has taught courses as an instructor for 20 years.

519.252.2787, www.acwr.net
ArtSpeak Gallery – 1942 Wyandotte St. E., Windsor


January 2 – February 2, 2019
8 x 10: 2019 AMATEUR PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST: The LAC is proud to present the 8×10: 2019 Anything’s Possible amateur photo contest. This annual exhibit features striking photographs in 3 categories: Wildlife, Smartphone Photography, and Buildings. With three prizes in each category, plus a People’s Choice Award, its certain to delight and prove that Anything IS Possible!

Opening Reception & Awards: Fri Jan 11, 7pm

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


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. Alongside the paintings will be a selection of drawings, an integral part of Matthew’s practice used in the development of his work. Matthew’s work sits within the historical canon of minimalist abstraction with his focus on hard-edge and colour field painting using a precise and personal palette within his aesthetic language.
Opening Reception: Thursday February 7 from 6 – 9pm

Wed 11am – 3pm, Thurs 11am – 6pm, Fri 11am – 3pm, Sat 10am – 3pm
519.819-0536, www.sbcontemporaryart.com 
SB Contemporary Art – 1017 Church St., Windsor