Art Windsor-Essex respectively acknowledges that we are located on Anishinaabe Territory – the traditional territory of the Three Fires Confederacy of First Nations, comprised of the Ojibway, the Odawa, and the Potawatomi. Today the Anishinaabe of the Three Fires Confederacy are represented by Walpole Island First Nation. We want to state our respect for the historical and ongoing authority of Walpole Island First Nation over its Territory.
401 West! Portrait of the Region
May 31, 2019 - September 29, 2019
C. Wells, 41?53’N12?30’E/ 41?58’N82?31’W, 2006, video, 8 minutes long, Gift of the artist, C. Wells, 2015
Ron Benner, Tom Benner, Christine Burchnall, Mary Celestino, Stan Douglas, Hortense Gordon, Jamelie Hassan, Nicholas Hornyansky, Yousuf Karsh, Wyndham Lewis, Ron Martin, Zeke Moores, Brenda Francis Pelkey, John Scott, Kara Springer, Lisa Steele, Rod Strickland, Frederick B. Taylor, Kim Tomczak, C. Wells
The AGW’s summer exhibition features 20 artists from the Permanent Collection showcasing 73 works!
Artists from the 1940s to present day explore aspects of the region through diverse media representing the cultural communities of London, Windsor, Chatham, and Detroit. A wide variety of painting, photography, sculpture and graphic arts are on view. The exhibition features modern and contemporary art spanning eight decades, including some never-before-seen acquisitions.
The exhibition also features a very special donation by the Ford Motor Company of Canada including 25 works from renowned artist Yousuf Karsh.