Republic Gallery

CAROL SAWYER’s solo exhibition The Natalie Brettschneider Archive opens at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria on September 30. This iteration includes new work made specifically for this show, and incorporates archival documents related to, and original artworks by, a number of women musicians and artists active in Victoria and Vancouver BC in the 1930’s and 1940’s, including Virginia Ryan, Gladys Ewan, Vera Weatherbie, and Irene Hoffar Reid. Sawyer’s film collaboration with Evann Siebens, the Rehearsal, with an original sound score by John Oliver, is also in the exhibition.

CAROL SAWYER’s video Proscenium is part of Theatre Theatre curated by Gregory Elgstrand at the Gallery at the Evergreen Cultural Centre. Running from September 10-October 30, the show also features work by Deborah Edmeades, Adad Hannah, and Oliver Hussain.

HOLLY WARD's video and poster project 'Rehearsal Research' (2010) is on view in an exhibition entitled 'Tres Accionnes Performaticas' at Galerie Concreta/ Matacuta 100, Santiago, Chile from August 8 until September 4, 2016.

LYSE LEMIEUX's Richmond Art Gallery exhibition A Girl's Gotta Do What A Girl's Gotta Do was reviewed by Kevin Griffith for the Vancouver Sun. Read the article here.

HOLLY WARD launches her latest project, Monument to the Vanquished Peasants, with a picnic in Dude Chilling Park (2390 Brunswick St., Vancouver) on June 9, 2016, from 6-9PM. Ward's site-specific installation is produced in conjunction with Western Front's Urgent Imagination series.

REPUBLIC GALLERY was featured in MONTECRISTO Magazine. Read the full article here.

Michael Turner highlights HOLLY WARD's recent practice in a Canadian Art feature on Vancouver art in the Okanagan. Read the full article here.

BLAINE CAMPBELL was interviewed by the Canadian Press about the artist-in-residence program at TRIUMF. The interview has since been published by multiple media outlets, including The Globe and Mail, CBC, and The Vancouver Sun.

BLAINE CAMPBELL Blaine Campbell is acting as the Artist in Residence at TRIUMF, Canada’s national laboratory for particle physics and home to the world’s largest cyclotron. Blaine will be developing a number of new works in conjunction with the residency, which will extend through August 2016.