All posts tagged: Gallery

Mike Andrew McLean – Thirty-Five thousand Forty at Open Space

An eye and mind boggling exhibit by Mike Andrew  McLean at the Open Space gallery in Victoria. Here’s the intro from the gallery’s web page: Thirty-Five Thousand Forty Mike Andrew McLean November 10 to December 10, 2011 Opening November 10 at 7:30 p.m. Thirty-Five Thousand Forty is the physical culmination of Mike Andrew McLean’s project to shoot ninety-six photographs a day for three hundred and …

Photographer Wilf Schmidt Loses Battle With Cancer

One of the more popular posts I’d done was about retired Kamloops photo teacher and photographer Wilf Schmidt who was operating a tiny photography gallery in the Interior city. I hadn’t been through Kamloops since last summer and that time was a quick stop so didn’t get to drop by the gallery. We were finally heading up that way again this past weekend and on …

Punk Rock Rising Vancouver 77/78 Show Opening

Had the opening for my show of images of Vancouver punk rockers at Talk I Cheap Gallery in Victoria last night. A good turnout including the members of the Dishrags which was excellent. Hanging the show Jason Flower and Tiemen Kuipers sort through Vancouver punk singles. The Dishrags, Scout, Jade and Dale,  with a photo of their younger selves Friends chat during the opening

JEM Gallery Exhibition

I had a great opening at the JEM Gallery Friday night.  We were scheduled to be open from 6PM until 9PM but it was after 11PM before people stopped dropping by. Saturday was excellent as well and we didn’t close up shop until 5:30. Many thanks to gallery owner Carola Goetze for all her heard work.

Upcoming Exhibition at the JEM Gallery

I have an exhibition of photographs that document the beginning of the Vancouver punk rock world that opens next Friday September 10, 2010 at the JEM Gallery (#36 – 22 East Cordova Street)  in Vancouver. Please drop by and have a look. It’s All Just Part Of The Noise, The Birth of Vancouver Punk runs until October 3rd. Thanks to Carola Goetze for extending the …

Donald Weber – Workshop – Chernobyl, Russia and the VII Photo Agency

Last weekend I attended a two day workshop presented by Luz Gallery with Toronto photographer Don Weber, a member of the VII agency. We had a diverse group of twelve workshoppers (if that’s a word). There was the legally blind Anglican minister, the woman who’d had Ansel Adams drop by her house when she was a child and critique her photos,  a philosophy professor who …

Thomas Bartlett – Transformations

The Luz Gallery had an artist’s talk and opening for the work of Saskatchewan photographer Thomas Bartlett tonight. Bartlett works with digital cameras creating his abstract images, images that he likens to colour field paintings.

Pete Rockwell Exhibition -Sacred Spaces

Pete Rockwell was hanging his images for his new exhibition at the Collective Works gallery in Victoria’s Fernwood district this afternoon as I drove by so popped in and took a few photos. The exhibition features Rockwell’s photographs of the Jordan River area focusing on the leftover traces of industry in the area including a hydro electric power plant. The exhibition also features sculptures by …

Ted Grant at Luz Gallery

Quinton and Diana hang photos for the Ted Grant exhibition. The Luz Gallery opens an exhibition of medical photographs by Ted Grant. Opening reception starts at 6pm October 22 at the Fort Street location in Victoria. The Gallery also hosts a workshop by photojournalist Farah Nosh this weekend. Coming in March of 2010 Donald Weber will present a photography workshop and a grant writing workshop.

New West Coast Workshop/Galleries – Studio 42 & Luz Gallery

It’s great to see local photographers putting together workshop and gallery spaces for photography. In New Westminster Brian Howell and Evan Seal have opened up Studio 42 and in Victoria Quinton Gordon’s Luz Gallery programs will get underway this fall. I noticed today that the first workshop at Gallery 42 , Brian’s session on the photo essay is already sold out, so much for a …