Two new exhibitions open at Campbell River Art Gallery with free public reception

Everyone is welcome at the Campbell River Art Gallery Friday, September 29 at 6 p.m. for the opening of an exciting new exhibition by artists Leah Decter (Main Gallery) and Mark Igloliorte (Satellite Cases).

Decter’s work focuses on the history and contemporary conditions of settler colonialism and systems of white dominance in Canada, through a critical white settler lens. Decter is based in Winnipeg and will be traveling to Campbell River for the opening of her new exhibition, entitled wake, opening Friday Sept. 29 at 6 p.m. and to present an artist talk, Saturday September 30 at 2 p.m. Decter is a renowned artist who has presented and exhibited her work across Canada and internationally. Both the reception and the artist talk are free events that are part of B.C. Culture Days activities! Culture Days are a collaborative Canada-wide movement to raise the awareness and participation for all Canadians in the arts and cultural life of their communities.

The Campbell River Art Gallery is also delighted to present a new exhibition, Recent Kayak Sketches, by artist Mark Igloliorte, in the Satellite Cases, located in the Gallery lobby. Igloliorte is an Inuk artist, originally from Nunatsiavut Labrador, whose work focuses on painting and drawing. Both wake and Recent Kayak Sketches will remain at the Gallery until November 8.

The Campbell River Art Gallery is open from Tuesday through Saturday from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Cutline: wake, by artist Leah Decter, will be at the Campbell River Art Gallery from September 29 until November 8.

Just Posted

B.C. freestyle skier wins gold

Cassie Sharpe of Comox shines in the halfpipe

Campbell Riverites get the chance to learn more about Clean Energy Vehicles

Representatives from CEVsforBC were at Saturday’s Giant Indoor Garage Sale at the… Continue reading

Campbell River’s Teal Harle finishes fifth in Olympic Men’s Slopestyle skiing

‘I’ve definitely surpassed every expectation I had for the Games’ – Harle

Pick-up truck runs into ATV pulling two logs on a trailer in Merville

A pickup truck ran into a trailer with two logs on it… Continue reading

How to keep local news visible in your Facebook feed

Facebook has changed the news feed to emphasize personal connections. You might see less news.

Trudeau announces two-way $1 billion investment deal with India

Some of India’s biggest companies say they will invest more than $1 billion in Canada in the coming years

’60s Scoop group educates survivors, pushes rejection of federal settlement

Federal government’s compensation proposal includes $50 million for an Indigenous Healing Foundation

As ‘Black Panther’ shows, inclusion pays at the box office

At the box office, inclusion is paying — and often, it’s paying off big time

Vancouver Island job market ever-evolving

Various sectors driving employment in region will be represented at Black Press career fair in Comox Feb. 8

Washington senator wants B.C. to follow suit and phase out net-pen fish farms

An American ban will be less effective in the shared ecosystem of the Salish Sea, senator says

Virtue and Moir end ice dance careers with Olympic gold

Virtue and Moir’s gold medal win at the Olympics makes them the world’s most decorated figure skaters

Canadians find living in small spaces teaches creativity

Canadian families choosing to live in small spaces to bring closeness to children

Most Read