Fresh Art: Kenzie Dyck

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Kenzie Dyck has lived in Chilliwack, BC for her entire life, enjoying the beautiful wild landscapes it has to offer. Her passion lies in creating fantasy worlds, designing whimsical lands and powerful characters. She is often inspired by the rugged terrain of B.C. When she is not drawing, Kenzie is either downhill mountain biking or […]

An examination of human communication

Posted Posted in Art, Emerging Artists, Off The Vine

Dis://connections, according to coordinator Kate Bradford, reflects on how technology impacts our lives, in how we communicate with one another, and how that can affect humanity as a whole. The show features six Emerge artists: Darby Arens, Carly Butler Verheyen, Mallory Donen, Julie Epp, Kendra Schellenberg, and Rachel Selinger. Opening night on Thursday, November 24 […]

Toward Decolonization: Examining histories and futures for the Fraser Valley at The Reach Gallery Museum

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2017 will be an exciting year across Canada as the country celebrates the 150th Anniversary of Confederation. Our history as a nation has been fraught with the complexities inherent to colonial activity. For this reason, The Reach Gallery Museum is using this important opportunity to reflect on Canada’s 150th year with exhibitions and programming that […]

Fresh Art: Jeff Rasmussen

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Jeffrey Rasmussen is a painter/sculptor and originally hails from Regina, Saskatchewan.  Currently, his work is focused on acrylic airbrush painting on canvas, informed by his effort as a sculptor. His work represents a three-year progression of layering and manipulation of texture through found, manmade objects.

A selection of two poems by Dustin Hoffman

Posted Posted in Fiction, Fresh

Pretend Everything’s Pretend How am I supposed to succeed In a world so fake Obsessed with cheap antics Made to persuade Another worthless product Another dollar to be made Sold to fickle people As way to evade Away from their lives Away from their problems A shiny piece of plastic To maintain a bubble-wrapped life […]

Land & Sea: local artists depict the power of the natural world in landscape exhibit

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Two starkly different landscapes will share an exhibition at Abbotsford’s Kariton Art Gallery until November 15, 2016. Held by the Abbotsford Arts Council, Land & Sea showcases work from local artists Nicola Tibbetts and Rosalie Luymes. Both artists depict realist landscapes: muted northern features in oil from Tibbetts, and lively coastal in acrylic from Luymes. […]