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October Art Gallery Exhibits in Windsor Essex

Monday, October 1 to Wednesday, October 31


September 7 – October 6, 2018

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

Art Gallery of Windsor

June 1 – October 21, 2018
STILL LIFE: ‘FOOD’ FOR THE EYE, MIND AND BODY: This exhibition investigates how the objects depicted refer to sociological, historical, economic, or life-style values embodied within the everyday. For thousands of years, images of food have existed as an art form. Within some ancient cultures, graphic renderings of food symbolized the nutritional sources that the human spirit needs.

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.

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

October 2 – 5, 2018
WHEN ART WENT POP!: ‘When Art Went POP!’ by Nora Harvey will feature many fantastic paintings celebrating POP ART as well as popular logos and icons.
RECEPTION: Friday October 5 from 7 – 11 pm

Tues – Fri 1 pm – 5 pm, Sat 10 am – 5 pm
519.252.2787 www.acwr.net
ArtSpeak Gallery – 1942 Wyandotte St. E., Windsor

Association of Representational Artists

October 19 – November 11, 2018
40TH ANNUAL ART SHOW AND SALE: Over 40 local artists will be exhibiting over 200 new and original paintings.  Enjoy demonstrations and enter a draw to win paintings.  This year’s artworks competition is titled POSITIVELY WINDSOR – ESSEX and will feature the artist’s interpretation and vision of what home in Windsor – Essex means to them.
RECEPTION: Meet and speak with the artists on Friday October 19 from 7 – 9 pm

Thurs, Fri 10 am – 7 pm, Sat 10 am – 6 pm, Sun 12 – 5 pm
Association of Representational Artists – Windsor Crossing – 1555 Talbot Rd., Unit 110, LaSalle

Gibson Gallery

August 27 – November 21, 2018
AHOY: AMHERSTBURG’S MARINE PAST: Through a collection of art, artifacts and photos, this exhibit showcases the marine industries that have flourished in the Port of Amherstburg since the 1800s. A highlight is the colourful history of McQueen Marine Limited based in Amherstburg for over 50 years. Come aboard to hear the stories told by crew members of McQueen’s famous tug , the Atomic”. See what the Navy Yard Park was like 50 years ago!​

October 25 – November 11, 2018
ANNUAL MEMBERS EXHIBIT: The ninth annual exhibit showcasing the art of the members of the Fort Malden Guild of Arts and Crafts.

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

Leamington Arts Centre

September 25 – October 27, 2018
AS I SEE IT: In this exhibition, artist John Haynes includes a number of larger paintings on canvas. They are done in acrylic paint and express the thought and feeling that he is am dealing with at the time of their creation.

EXPOSED TO LIGHT: The photos on display by Douglas Bornn are a complete leap for the photographer into the world of the abstract.

CRYSTAL CLEAR: Artist Leyla Munteanu.  Details to come.

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

Nancy Johns Gallery

October 30 – November 10, 2018
11TH ANNIVERSARY GALLERY SHOW:  Ten percent of the proceeds raised from this gallery show will benefit local organization Enigma Stigma.

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

SB Contemporary Art

September 12 – November 3, 2018
WHEN PEOPLE CAME OUT OF THE FOREST TOGETHER: In this exhibition Sasha Opeiko reconnects with her roots in Minsk, Belarus, a time and place that can only be recalled through memory and historical documents.

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