Atrium Gallery at City Hall

We are pleased to have rotating art exhibits in the Atrium at City Hall. This art program is supported by North Van Arts.


Current Exhibit: Where the Water Ends

Simone Guo was born in China to an artist’s family where she began her practice with Chinese brush painting in her early childhood. Guo studied visual arts and art history at the Central Academy of Fine Arts in China where she graduated with a Master’s degree in art history. She then studied at the University of Victoria and earned a Master’s degree in art history in 2004. In her early years as a young scholar Guo published books and articles in art history and art criticism, Guo now lives and works in Vancouver where she is represented by Art Beatus Gallery.

Where the Water Ends



Past Exhibits

Superpod
'Superpod' by Natasha Van Netten is a collection of three-dimensional drawings representing Killer Whales, a unique group of Orcas. This installation echoes their fragility and highlights the value and importance of each individual within the group.
What will happen this summer
What Will Happen This Summer
'What Will Happen to Summer' is the newest artwork on display in the Atrium Gallery. Artist Robin Gleason explores how our relationship to summer will evolve as temperatures rise and the fire season expands and intensifies.
1991 Kyle Parent
The two pieces shown are topographical studies of important memories from Kyle Parent’s past. These memories have been merged together to form two organic shapes. While memories can be retrievable, some of the less important details can be lost over time, so as to create less structured recall.
Elective Affinities
Resin painting is a process that involves a complex layering of colours and textures to create multiple dimensions on the canvas. Resin is a two-part compound that hardens to a clear glossy finish. You can add paint to the resin or a variety of natural pigments.
"Salish Sea, J35  less 1 situates us in a time where the eco-system of the  Salish Sea  is being threatened by a variety of factors, one of which  is the  highly debated Trans Mountain  pipeline project. 
 
Cheximiya uses traditional techniques with a modern flair on her weavings and many of her pieces are found on display at the Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre (SLCC).
The Art of Caring, a pre-event to the annual gala, designed to help children understand why we need fundraising and community-minded activities. This art exhibition is the inspirations of 140 Children.

Together: Broken, is an exploration of relationships, identity and isolation. Bev transforms clay to mimic tree bark and contemplates human emotions of vulnerability, imperfection and raw beauty through nature. Clay allows Bev to represent texture in captivating forms.

Through Inviting, Larissa Blokhuis highlights the unseen connection and mutually beneficial relationship between trees and fungus. Vast networks of fungus support our ecosystem, invisible most of the year.
In Allegory of our Seas, textile artist Diane Roy uses a variety of techniques including crocheting, knotting, twisting and weaving to create sculptures that explore the awe-inspiring beauty of our oceans and the curious creatures that inhabit our waters.
Clancy Dennehy works in music, art, and film. Returning to his art school roots, Clancy is now creating art that reflects the richness of the West Coast finding beauty in both nature and our industrial history of logging and port activity.
Diego lives and works in Gibsons BC, and Calanoa, Columbian Amazon. As an artist and designer whose work turns around the dialogue between humankind and nature, Diego works in different media: photography, video, painting, artist's books and sculpture.
Rachael Ashe is a self-taught multidisciplinary artist, working in paper cutting, sculpture, and installation.
Métis artist Kim Stewart explores how blankets have been used as a form of currency in the history of this country, given often as a sign of goodwill, generosity and peace.
Ann Hamm grew up living on a farm in South Africa. Living on the land and her strong connection to nature taught her to respect the ecosystem around her.
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