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Current Art Exhibitions

"A Question of Faith" by Paul Bernhardt

July 8 to August 28, 2016
Opening Reception: Friday, July 8 at 7 p.m.
Artist will be in attendance.

Over the past two years, Paul Bernhardt has been creating paintings that are sourced from found images, either through his own personal experience or images from the web; images that explore technology’s role as mediator. Bernhardt’s work investigates the relationship between churches and cell phone tower; religion and technology. Bernhardt’s paintings focus on machines, both historic and contemporary in relation to communication. 

Images of churches with cell phone towers are layered with camouflage patterns, scratched in tree’s and muted references of sky & spaces. Machines/equipment as a communications tool historically and contemporary are manipulated painted surfaces creating a question of re-engaging with the uses of these machines/equipment. Where they an enabler for today’s society or not and from who’s perspective, and what are the ethical implications.

The Gallery will be closed to the public in between exhibits for installation.

Donations are gratefully accepted for admission but are not required.

 

Upcoming Exhibits

"The Wild Party" by Jason Carter

September 1 to October 23, 2016
Opening Reception: Thursday, September 1 at 7 p.m. 
Artist will be in attendance.

 

 

Questions?
780-410-8585
artgallery@strathcona.ca

Last updated: Wednesday, August 24, 2016
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