Time Immemorial is an exhibition by artist Jeneen Frei Njootli that grows out of a consideration of the differences between knowledge situated within the academy or the art world and that of a specifically Gwich’in gaze.
In his latest body of work, Victoria-based artist Erik Volet combines figuration and theatrical space to create imaginative scenes that recall the urban environment while evoking a sense of spontaneity through the use of vivid colour and abstract forms.
Graphite sticks, pencils, charcoal, inks, markers and pens all in different shades of black! This drop-in workshop with Madelaine Mongey is inspired by the artist’s current exhibition at the Gam Gallery of large-scale graphite drawings on black paper.
The Gam is taking the summer off and we’re looking to rent out the gallery for the summer months (July and August). If you are interested in a studio space, hosting some art exhibitions, a project space or a retail pop-up shop please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We have a white cube, track lighting, street …
These large black drawings are diptychs that detail intricate piles of coal. I find the textural quality of coal quite interesting- its shining obsidian surface, irregular jutting shards, and the lightness of its weight.
Gam Gallery is pleased to present the group exhibition, The Through Line, which explores how the reduction of elements like colour, line and shape into their most simplistic forms can paradoxically open onto an expansive field of visuality and the experiences of depth, time and materiality.
We had the pleasure of working with two visual arts students from UBC this spring on updating our archive. Read on for their account of their time spent at Gam.