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.
AGW Offsite: Art Alley
October 8, 2021 - February 28, 2022
Amos Kennedy, Posters from North of the Border., 2021, Commissioned by the AGW, 2021
The striking pneumatic vinyl 8′ equestrian sculpture by Max Streicher was donated to the Art Gallery of Windsor by Leon Liffmann in 2020. It is mounted on the northern most façade of Pelissier Street Parking Garage.
Also mounted to the façade of Pelissier Street Parking Garage and visible from Ouellette Avenue, was an installation by artist Amos Paul Kennedy Jr. of Detroit, Michigan. The 16 square foot artwork was commissioned by the AGW this year, and is entitled Posters from North of the Border.
“These pieces are spectacularly stunning, and are meant to elicit curiosity, engagement and excitement,” says DWBIA Chair Brian Yeomans. “They will be a remarkable, even if only temporary, addition to the downtown landscape.”
The installations were made possible by the City of Windsor, and the DWBIA and the AGW thanks them for their support and vision. Art Alley is generously supported by the Stephanie and Barry Zekelman Foundation and the Government of Canada through the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario.
Curated by Jennifer Matotek with support from the Downtown Districting Committee