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Guelph Arts Council announces fall exhibitions

The exhibitions will also include an online closing celebration on Nov. 26
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GUELPH ARTS COUNCIL
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Guelph Arts Council’s Fall 2020 programming includes the Guelph Emerging Artist Mentorship Project’s culminating exhibition at Boarding House Gallery, Lonely Together, as well as three exhibitions at 10C Shared Space in November and December.  

Lonely Together is an initiative of the Guelph Emerging Artist Mentorship Project’s Fall 2020 round. It features the work of emerging visual/media artists Aurora Black, Paige Bromby, James Cooper, Christine De Vuono, Daytona Hack, Maeve Hind, Maria Ibarra, and Nancy MacNabb; emerging musicians Silas Chinsen and Tiffany Ratsizafy; and emerging cultural managers Paige Bromby and Tatiana Poluch. Guelph Arts Council and the participants of the Guelph Emerging Artist Mentorship Project invite the public to join them for an online closing celebration of the exhibition on Thursday, Nov. 26 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. The online reception will include live music and a facilitated Q&A with the participants.  

Visitors can see the exhibition at Boarding House Gallery, 6 Dublin St. S during open hours, Tuesday to Sunday, 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. For any visitors wishing to speak to a participant of the program about the art, music, or the program, a representative will be attending the gallery on Saturdays and Sundays from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.  

The Guelph Emerging Artist Mentorship Project supports artists, musicians, and cultural managers in the critical transition to professional life, thanks to the support of the RBC Emerging Artists Project. Guelph Arts Council is also grateful for project support from the University of Guelph’s School of Fine Art and Music. 

Exhibitions at 10C Shared Space
The following exhibitions, presented by Guelph Arts Council in the street-level community gallery at 10C Shared Space, 42 Carden St. can be viewed by appointment by contacting 519-836-3280 or executivedirector@guelpharts.ca.  

Paper works by Taras Lachowsky is on view until Nov. 25. Lachowsky is a Ukrainian-Canadian artist who describes their work as “ethno-modernism, taking motifs and techniques from a historical narrative and adapting them to personal viewpoints.”  

Megan Sanderson will showcase paintings and mixed media work from Nov. 26-Dec. 11. Megan’s work takes inspiration from independent research done on algue found on the southern New Brunswick coastline.  

Maureen Ault’s exhibition runs Dec. 12-31. Inspired by the simplicity and folk art of Maud E. Lewis and Grandma Moses, Ault’s work uses pressed botanical materials to reflect themes of movement, detail and texture while telling stories with a touch of humour.

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