May Art Gallery Listings in Windsor Essex

Wednesday, May 1 to Friday, May 31

ART GALLERY OF WINDSOR

February 9 – May 12, 2019
Power Play: Hockey 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 – September 29, 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.

Ongoing
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 Adult, $5 Youth (ages 6 – 17), $5 Student (with valid ID)
519.977.0013, www.agw.ca
Art Gallery of Windsor – 401 Riverside Dr. W., Windsor

artspeak Gallery

April 30 – May 3, 2019
Working with the Environment:  Arts Council Windsor & Region, in partnership with the Greater Essex County District School Board and the Windsor-Essex Catholic District School Board, is proud to announce the 9th annual Working with the Environment Exhibition. Sponsored by Unifor Local 200, this event provides local high school students an opportunity to showcase their artistic talents and share their work with the community. Works include sculpture, painting, drawing, photography and fine craft.
Reception Friday May 3, 6:30 pm

Tues, Thurs – Sun 1 – 5 pm, Wed 1 – 7 pm
519.252.2787, www.acwr.net
Artspeak Gallery – 1942 Wyandotte St. E, Windsor

Can-Am Indian Friendship Centre

May 25 – June 9, 2019
Me, You & Us:  Enjoy the Me, You & Us art exhibit by Windsor artist Suellen Evoy-Oozeer, with assistance/direction from Susan Angela Bressette of Golden Eagle Elder’s Lodge of Kettle and Stony Point First Nations. This exhibition includes 27 spirit portraits, including original work from first initiative artists in 2009, and Intuitive Energy paintings from Me, You & Us workshop participants. This is a travelling exhibit including stops in London, Grand Bend, Windsor, Toronto and Ottawa. It has received positive press from the media including First Nation Anishinabek News and Muskrat Magazine. Me, You & Us is very honoured to bring the exhibit to Can/Am in Windsor to celebrate their new building with the public.
Opening Reception Saturday May 25, 1 – 4 pm. Closing Reception Sunday June 9, 3:30 – 6:30 pm

Tues – Thurs, Sat 1 – 4 pm
519.253.3243, www.caifc.ca
Can-Am Indian Friendship Centre – 1699 Northway, Windsor

COMMON GROUND GALLERY

May 3 – 12, 2019
Illumination: The Artists of Colour will hold the 12th annual art exhibit at Mackenzie Hall and Cultural Centre and Common Ground Gallery. This year’s show will once again include both visual and dramatic presentations and will feature the works of writers, poets, fine artists, musicians and photographers. During the exhibit, Common Ground will host thirteen artists from the United States and seventeen from Canada. This art exhibition illustrates evidence of the diversified, yet unifying bond art has on all ethnicities and cultures when telling our stories. During the ten days, there will be a number of events presented along with guided school and small group tours. This year the Artists of Colour will pay tribute to The Hour-A Day Study Club, Established in 1934 it is one of the longest-running, non-profit, female-driven organizations in Canada.
Opening Night Reception Friday May 3, 7 – 10 pm, $5 Admission

Tues – Sun 10 am – 5 pm; Admission Free
519.252.6380, Common Ground Gallery
Common Ground Gallery – 3277 Sandwich St., Windsor

GIBSON GALLERY

April 18 – May 12, 2019
Untamed Composition 2: Rico Dancel: 
Working primarily with watercolour, Rico captures the true spirit of blooming flowers and nature in exquisite shades, with richness and elegance.  Having a great Western influence as his subject matter, he gives a delicate Oriental touch with allows Rico to express its poetic values.  By sputtering bursts of colours, Rico breathes life and energy into each and every one of the paintings in his portfolio.

May 16 – June 2, 2019
STUDENT PIX: Student Digital Photography GECDSB: Through the lens of fresh eyes The Gibson Gallery is pleased to join with the Greater Essex County District School Board to present the 14th Annual Student Pix, an exhibit featuring approximately 250 digital photographs by elementary and secondary students from across Essex County.

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

Nancy Johns Gallery & Framing

April 30 – May 11, 2019
TWENTY x THIRTY: The Nancy Johns Gallery & Framing is thrilled to host their annual size-themed art show: TWENTY x THIRTY. Each of these coveted 20” x 30” show-stopping works of art are by a different local artist. Meet the artists during the reception on Thursday May 9th from 7 – 10 pm.

Tues – Fri 10 am – 6pm, Sat 10 am – 4 pm
519.945.2222, www.nancyjohns.com
Nancy Johns Gallery & Framing – 4755 Wyandotte St. E., Windsor

LEAMINGTON ARTS CENTRE

April 30 – May 25, 2019
Incubation: Flock Fest: The Flock Fest is an annual arts event which brings the community together to embrace the arts. The Flock Fest is an exhibition of works representing the journey of creative exploration, connecting and soaring past our personal limits. It is an exhibit of new, inspirational and stimulating artwork that highlights artist’s feats and flights through the thrills of personal and spiritual migration and growth. The theme of this  year’s exhibit is Incubation: the process of incubating: to maintain under conditions favorable for hatching of development. To cause or aid in the development of an idea.
Artist Talk: Lucas Cabral, Executive Director Artcite Inc., Fri May 3, 5 pm
Opening Reception Fri May 3, 7 – 9 pm

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

SB CONTEMPORARY ART

March 23 – May 11, 2019
Its a Process…
 : Students and workshop participants are invited to exhibit and hang the works that they are creating – finished or not, we want it on display. This exhibition is about discovering and developing the artistic process, and sharing that process with other artists and the community.

Wed 11 am – 3 pm, Thurs 11 am – 6 pm, Fri 11 am – 3 pm, Sat 10 am – 3 pm
519.819.0536, www.sbcontemporaryart.com 
SB Contemporary Art – 1017 Church St., Windsor

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