14 BELLS FINE ART GALLERY Tue-Fri 10am-6pm, Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 12-4pm, 5523 Young Street
East Coast Seen Zehava Power’s latest collection of canvases celebrate local scenes. Apr 14-21 ANNA LEONOWENS GALLERY Tue-Fri 11am-5pm, Sat 12pm-4pm, Granville Square, 1891 Granville Street,
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To Apr 14
The gallery describes this show best: “Exploring themes of consumer culture, plastic, craftivism, absurdity and spectacle, Richardson’s work features the radical re-use of discarded plastic materials to create a maximalist, immersive environment.” To Apr 14
Structures and Being Structured Lorraine Albert’s show studies the structures that constrain the institution of art. “The viewer may interpret this materialization on a spectrum, from entertaining to confrontational, and these readings will change as more time is spent with the work and in the space,” her artist’s statement adds.
To Apr 14
ART 1274 HOLLIS Mon-Sat 10am-6pm, Sun 12-6pm, 1274 Hollis Street
Painted Ladies Raymond Chow’s collection of canvases are a study in realism, portraying a host of women in everyday moments. To May 2
ART GALLERY OF NOVA SCOTIA Mon closed, Tue-Wed 11am-5pm, Thu 11am-9pm (5-9pm free access), Fri-Sun 11am-5pm, 1723 Hollis Street Transatlantique: The Art of Fashion and Costume Design in Paris and Halifax This exhibit traces the history and trends of costume design in Halifax and their Parisian Art Deco influences.
To Sept 23
The Illuminations Project Shary Boyle and Emily Vey Duke build a lush world to get lost in, with a decade’s worth of call-and-answer drawing and writings telling the
story of the wild, irrepressible Bloodie, a girl exploring a land of fairy tales and philosophy.
To Apr 29
The Light Fantastic Questioning identity, sexuality and the seeming futility of existence, this group show of works in neon, video, print and paint recalls John Milton’s 1645 poem about the nature of existence. “In an anxious political climate, compounded by challenging questions of nationality, indigenization and sexual identity, artists in this exhibition set forward with urgency to shine a greater light on uncomfortable issues,” the gallery adds. To Sept 16
CHASE EXHIBITION ROOM Mon-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm, Wed 8:30am-8:30pm, Sat 9am5pm, 6016 University Avenue
The Province Cassie Packham and Ryan Witt present this mixed-media show exploring issues around “climate change, fashion, labour and a provincial ideology of pragmatism” in Nova Scotia.” To Apr 29
CORRIDOR GALLERY Mon-Fri 9:30am-5pm, 1113 Marginal Road
Matte, Satin, Gloss Kate Grey’s ceramic renderings of household items are inspired by the types of finishes in lipsticks and paintings, exploring how we view objects and women. To Apr 30
CRAIG GALLERY Tue-Fri 12-5:30pm, Sat 9am-5pm, Sun 11am-3pm, Alderney Landing, 2 Ochterloney Street, Dart mouth-home sick Meditating on Beau Taplin’s quote “and then she knew that you could become homesick for people too,” ceramicist Shauna MacLeod explores themes of home, connectedness and permanence in a series of jars glazed in bits of dirt, soil and rock. To Apr 29
Transitions The Craig describes this show best: “Every life, every city, every human interaction undergoes change; combine this with nature’s changing seasons and a plethora of transitional episodes occur. With a combination of fabrics and threads, the artists have hand-stitched or machine quilted their interpretation of the theme Transitions.”
To Apr 29
DALHOUSIE ART GALLERY Mon-Sat 12-6pm, 6101 University Avenue Marlene Creates: Places, Paths,
and Pauses A nationally-touring retrospective exhibition highlighting the works of environmental artist Marlene Creates. To May 6
THE DART GALLERY Tue-Fri 11am-6pm, Sat 11am-4pm, Sun 10am-2pm, 127A Portland Street, Dartmouth
Bunny Love A group show that sees 30 artists paying tribute to Peter Cottontail and his peers.
To Apr 19 GALLERY NINETEEN NINETEEN Mon-Fri 9am-6pm, Sat 9am-5pm, 6025 Stanley Street
Landscapes Carole Morrison captures various Nova Scotian scenes. To Apr 27
HERMES Tue-Thu 1-6pm, Fri-Sun 1-4pm, 5682 North Street
How To Fold Frankie Macaulay’s artist residency and show sees their exhibiting a collection of nature and architectural photographic works.
To Apr 29
LION & BRIGHT Tue-Thu 8am12am, Fri-Sat 8am-2am, Sun 8am-10pm, 2534 Agricola Street The Thing: A Continued Explora
tion Kristen Herrington expresses her daydreams through fluid acrylics, resulting in abstract canvases with names like “Eating Jello Before It’s Set” that add a note of whimsy.
To May 7