Current Exhibitions

Winter

Meticulous Pilgrim: The Craftsmanship of Tony Mayo
Tony Mayo

The Grotto
June 16, 2016 - September 11, 2016

Tony Mayo, Back Flip Orca, 2015. Chlorite, quartz Crystal, 9” x 12” x 8”.

Mayo’s diligent and dexterous approach to unique materials is informed by a lifetime of travel and collecting.

Spring

She Loves Me. He Loves Me Not
Craig Le Blanc

The Great Hall
May 5, 2016 - September 4, 2016

Image credit: Craig Le Blanc, I’ve been waiting for you but you’re not coming (detail), photograph, mixed media installation, 2016.

Rooted in semiotic inquiry and fabricated from materials commonly associated with manliness, Craig LeBlanc’s new work shifts his ongoing exploration of masculinity to much more personal terrain.

Summer

To Make Measurable what is not so...
Debbie Tuepah, Judy D. Shane, Rosemary Burden

The Great Hall
May 5, 2016 - September 4, 2016

Judy D. Shane, The Painted Photograph: Multiforms CF 01 Rose Purple 123 (detail), Plexi-Mounted Lightjet Print on Dibond, 2016.

“Measure what is measurable, and make measurable what is not so.”
- Galileo Galilea
Recent work by three BC artists whose practices are informed by scientific, technological or quantitative methods. In attempting to “make measurable what is not so” these artists point to the limitations of scientific epistemology and embrace the enigmatic nature of creative expression.

Voices of The Valley
MSA Museum and The Reach Gallery Museum

South Gallery
February 18, 2016

The Reach Gallery Museum's new permanent Heritage Museum exhibition, Voices of the Valley brings together The Reach and MSA Museum Society's rich material culture collections, photographs, archival material and collections of oral histories to illustrate significant local themes and events through the eyes of individuals who experienced them.

Fall

Futur Simple / Futur Antérieur
Aimée Henny Brown

The Great Hall
May 5, 2016 - September 4, 2016

Aimée Henny Brown, Futur Antérieur I (detail), Hand-cut collage on cotton rag paper, 2015/2016.

Collage-based work using images sourced from a time when the future seemed a vast and optimistic prospect. In its present context these works continuously ask the viewer “How will we survive the present and what could the future look like?”