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401 West! Portrait of the Region

May 31, 2019 - September 29, 2019

AWE Gallery

C. Wells, 41?53’N12?30’E/ 41?58’N82?31’W, 2006, video, 8 minutes long, Gift of the artist, C. Wells, 2015

Participating artists:

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.

In this exhibit

C. Wells, 41?53’N12?30’E/ 41?58’N82?31’W, 2006, video, 8 minutes long, Gift of the artist, C. Wells, 2015

Kara Springer, Ana & André, Untitled I & II, 2014, archival pigment prints, 2/4, 140.0 cm x 93.0 cm, Purchased with funds from the Lois K. Smedick Contemporary Art Fund, 2018

Mary Celestino, Henry’s Marsh, Pelee Island, Ont. (aka lost garden, an Eden just after the Fall, Brown’s Points, 1995), 1995, acrylic on canvas, 279.0 cm x 118.0 cm, Gift of the Celestino family, 2018

Brenda Pelkey, Pool with Stanchions, 2013, 110.0 cm x 76.0 cm, Gift of the Artist, 2016

Brenda Pelkey, Superior Court of Justice – Windsor, 2005, 2016, Inkjet on bonded aluminum, edition 1/3, 134.0 cm x 101.3 cm, Gift of the Artist, 2016

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