Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Current and Upcoming Shows

Just to let you know about some events I will be participating in over the next couple of months....

The Hudson Artists will stage their annual fall show November 17 - 19 at the Hudson Community Centre, 394 Main Road in Hudson, QC. The vernissage will be on the Friday evening, 7:30 - 9:30 pm; hours for Saturday and Sunday are 10 am - 5 pm. This show usually includes a good variety of media: watercolour, acrylic, oil, pastel, collage, "mixed" and fibre.

I will attend the show BUT my plan to show three of my newest pieces at this show has been waylaid. As my friend and fellow artist Helena Scheffer has said, in consolation, "Heather, you can't dance at every wedding."

The following weekend is the opening of the Small Works show at one of Hudson's new galleries, Galérie A's Secondemain at 524 Main Road. I will be one of ten artists showing small pieces, perfect for holiday gifting. I plan to exhibit some acrylic collages from my Touchstone series, and maybe some small cityscapes, and will definitely be at the opening on Friday evening, November 24.

Open Window, Cēsis, batik and hand-dyed cotton, fused and stitched
based on a photo by Lauma Cenne

I continue to have work on display at Café Mikko, 403 Main Road in Hudson. At this time, three of my Cityscapes in monochrome black-grey-and-white are showing in this lively café-boutique.

An Unlikely Confluence of Events,
showing at Stewart Hall in Pte-Claire until December 3

And let's not forget the stunning show at Stewart Hall in Pointe-Claire, QC. Titled The Art That Inhabits Us, this show features 150 works by 150 artists, and includes a wide variety of media. The entire show can be seen on-line here.

This show celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Pointe-Claire Art Rental and Sales Service. It continues at 176 Bord-du-Lac, until December 3. Hours are 1 - 5 pm seven days a week, open on Wednesdays until 9 pm.

Diaspora, an acrylic collage, is part of the Leonard Cohen show,
Rigaud Library, opening November 29

Tribute to Leonard Cohen, a group show that will be staged at the Rigaud Library, opens on November 29 and continues into January. A vernissage is planned for Saturday, December 9, 1 - 3 pm. The library is at 102 rue St-Pierre, in Rigaud, and hours can be found on their website.  

More than a dozen artists have collaborated to put together this show. Our works, in a variety of media, are inspired by the words in Cohen's Anthem, 
"There is a crack in everything. 
That's how the light gets in."

The Sum of Its Parts, hand-dyed linen, pieced and stitched

And in January I will have a solo show at Galérie Carlos, in Montreal's Old Brewery Mission, 902 Blvd. St.-Laurent. This will be an opportunity to show off more works in my new series of hand-dyed linen. Details to follow!

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