Category Archives: Visual Arts

Exhibition opening at Evans Contemporary

A Space for Us

Resisting gentrification and artist displacement: Evans Contemporary, and the making and undoing of a downtown art scene On April 3, a landmark decision was narrowly passed by City Council on behalf of developer Parkview Homes and the owners of the

Exhibition opening at Evans Contemporary

A Space for Us

Resisting gentrification and artist displacement: Evans Contemporary, and the making and undoing of a downtown art scene On April 3, a landmark decision was narrowly passed by City Council on behalf of developer Parkview Homes and the owners of the

Reflections by Brad Copping Photo credit: Brad Copping

Copping, Moore, Eardley

Peterborough is the only place I know where folks drive around town with canoes permanently strapped to the roof of their cars. Our identification with canoes and waterways runs deep. We who live here know well the stippled light of

Reflections by Brad Copping Photo credit: Brad Copping

Copping, Moore, Eardley

Peterborough is the only place I know where folks drive around town with canoes permanently strapped to the roof of their cars. Our identification with canoes and waterways runs deep. We who live here know well the stippled light of

Proximity Fine Art

Proximity Fine Art

It’s a most unlikely location for a gallery – the upper floor of a marina overlooking Stony Lake. Carveth’s Marina is the classic cottage country marina we all know and love, stocked with cottage sundries – ice cream, newspapers, candy

Proximity Fine Art

Proximity Fine Art

It’s a most unlikely location for a gallery – the upper floor of a marina overlooking Stony Lake. Carveth’s Marina is the classic cottage country marina we all know and love, stocked with cottage sundries – ice cream, newspapers, candy

Graffiti Photo by Ann Jaeger

Murals: the Good, the Bad, the Ugly

No one can dispute that art is subjective. This makes it singularly challenging to select work for a public art project that is on par with high-quality art, withstands the test of time, and speaks to, and on behalf of,

Graffiti Photo by Ann Jaeger

Murals: the Good, the Bad, the Ugly

No one can dispute that art is subjective. This makes it singularly challenging to select work for a public art project that is on par with high-quality art, withstands the test of time, and speaks to, and on behalf of,

Detail of painting by Avery Morris

Drool

The intimate black box theatre that is the Theatre on King is a departure from the white cube that we usually associate with a gallery. But it’s the chosen venue for Drool, an exhibition of eight young artists. Alana Batten, Anwyn

Detail of painting by Avery Morris

Drool

The intimate black box theatre that is the Theatre on King is a departure from the white cube that we usually associate with a gallery. But it’s the chosen venue for Drool, an exhibition of eight young artists. Alana Batten, Anwyn

Meryl McMaster - Weight of the Shadow

Review: Meryl McMaster – Wanderings

There are many points of entry into Wanderings, Meryl McMaster’s exhibition at Artspace: Indigenous, feminist, fine art photography, media arts, performative, sculptural, interdisciplinary, Surrealist, multi-cultural, self-portrait, land-based, anthropomorphic, craft / material arts, post-literate. The young Ottawa-based artist is one to

Meryl McMaster - Weight of the Shadow

Review: Meryl McMaster – Wanderings

There are many points of entry into Wanderings, Meryl McMaster’s exhibition at Artspace: Indigenous, feminist, fine art photography, media arts, performative, sculptural, interdisciplinary, Surrealist, multi-cultural, self-portrait, land-based, anthropomorphic, craft / material arts, post-literate. The young Ottawa-based artist is one to

Peterborough Drawmg Club

1st Annual Artspace Book & Zine Fest

Maybe it’s precisely because my parents wouldn’t let me have comic books as a kid that I became such a lover of book arts. For some reason, a well-worn Wonder Woman comic remained the sole literary presence in a rarely used

Peterborough Drawmg Club

1st Annual Artspace Book & Zine Fest

Maybe it’s precisely because my parents wouldn’t let me have comic books as a kid that I became such a lover of book arts. For some reason, a well-worn Wonder Woman comic remained the sole literary presence in a rarely used