June 6 - 20, 2015
Nicholas Bott's fourth solo exhibition with Madrona Gallery features new works by this internationally acclaimed artist. Inspired by the loose style of Vincent Van Gogh and the Canadian Group of Seven, and blending his traditional European values with contemporary developments of the new world, his paintings have evolved continuously into the impressionistic style of his current work.
May 2 - 15, 2015
Tim Pitsiulak's first solo exhibition in Victoria, BC, includes drawings of the land and wildlife of Nunavut as well as drawings chronicling the everyday life in the modern north. These large scale works are meticulously detailed and showcase Pitsiulak’s experience as a hunter and his respect for the natural world.
Samantha Dickie is a contemporary ceramic artist living and working in Victoria, BC. Her work has been exhibited across Western Canada in public galleries in Alberta, Yukon and British Columbia, as well as being represented by the Jonathon Bancroft Snell Gallery in London, Ontario.
Samantha majored in ceramics at the Kootenay School of the Arts in Nelson B.C. While trained as a functional potter, she soon became absorbed in abstract sculptural work and public installation. After receiving her diploma in ceramics, she has attended residencies at the Banff Centre and the Klondike Institute of Art and Culture. She has been awarded project grants from Canada Council, Alberta Foundation for the Arts, and the Yukon Arts Fund.
Kapil Harnal started his career in Montreal and now calls Toronto home. His current work is focused on the idea of winter as part of the Canadian identity. Through his series of figurative charcoal and oil paintings, Harnal captures the subtle elements that bring joy in a harsh environment. Over the last decade Harnal has exhibted throughout eastern Canada.