The Fourth Annual Summer Block Party is Back!
The Flats, Vancouver’s premier contemporary art district, is throwing its fourth annual block party this Saturday, July 9th.
Renowned local galleries Macaulay and Co. Fine Art, Monte Clark Gallery, Gallery Jones, Winsor Gallery, Gallery 295 and South Main Gallery will play host to crowds of local collectors and art-goers as exhibitions are launched, artist talks are given, beverages are served, and the city is brought together to celebrate the district’s growth and success as a cultural cornerstone. The day’s events will conclude with a second annual concert series at Red Truck Brewery featuring Hollerado, Old Man Canyon, Bend Sinister, High kicks, Little India and the Redeye Empire.
+Chernoff Fine Art opens the day with an exhibit by works from artist JOW.
+Hot Art Wet City presents works of tattooed female subjects from Gwen D’arcy and Aaron White. Live tattooing will be performed throughout the day.
+Macaulay and Co. Fine Art exhibits “Ovoidism”, a series of abstract ovoid sculptures by Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun.
+Monte Clark Gallery opens a two-person exhibition by abstract painters Jay Isaac with Mark Delong, titled “Thoughts on the Rocks.”
+Gallery 295 Exhibits INDEX 2016, featuring works by 6 participating artists between 1-2 PM. INDEX 2016 is the Gallery 295′s fourth annual juried exhibition of emerging artists working within photography. This exhibition sets out to explore current trends and practices in contemporary photography and also to act as a platform for younger artists to have their work recognized in a professional context. In addition, artist Gerri York will be giving a talk for a full one hour session (which includes a question and answer period) from 3-4 PM.
+Gallery Jones presents a summer group exhibition of works featuring artists Peter Aspell, James Nizam, Brendan Tang and others.
+SOMA exhibits works by various artists for the summer including abstract painter Scott Plear.
+ Winsor Gallery presents a summer group show of new works featuring artists; Bradley Harms, Alexander Caldwell, Paul Beliveau, Trig Singer, Alan Switzer and Pontus Willfors.
All gallery events are presented free of charge. Refreshments will be served.
Tickets for the Red Truck Parking Lot Concert Series are available online at redtruck.brownpapertickets.com.