Gallery@501 presents "A Question of Faith" by Paul Bernhardt

July 5, 2016

Gallery@501 presents "A Question of Faith" by Paul Bernhardt

“A Question of Faith” opens at the Gallery@501 on Friday, July 8. Members of the public are invited to the Unveiling Reception at 7 p.m. with artist, Paul Bernhardt 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. Bernhardt’s paintings focus on machines, both historic and contemporary in relation to communication. 

For example, his work investigates the relationship between churches and cell phone tower; religion and technology. This exhibit showcases machines and equipment as historical and contemporary communication tools with manipulated painted surfaces creating questions around their use. Are they an enabler for today’s society or not? What are the ethical implications?

“A Question of Faith” by Paul Bernhardt will be on at the Gallery@501 from July 8 until August 28.

 

Set in the centre of Alberta’s energy and agricultural heartland, Strathcona County is a thriving, successful and vibrant community of almost 96,000 residents. Strathcona County is made up of the urban area of Sherwood Park and a large adjacent rural area of farms, acreages and smaller hamlets. It is home to 75 per cent of refining in Western Canada. With a focus on economic, governance, social, cultural and environmental sustainability, Strathcona County is committed to balancing the unique needs of its diverse community.

 

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Strathcona County Communications, 780-410-6595