On Friday, January 15th head to the Charlotte Street Arts Centre (CSAC) in Fredericton for the opening of two new exhibitions from 5 – 7 pm. In Transition, by Dawn Steeves, and A Joyful Passion, by the ImaginArt Collective!
In Transition, featuring work from innovative painter and Fredericton resident, Dawn Steeves, opens in the Charlotte Glencross Gallery.
From Dawn, “I do a lot of thinking as I paint; making up stories; talking to myself. Lately, I have been concerned about the fate of our planet, spinning on its axis, circling around the Sun. I am concerned about the fate of nature and life on this planet, and how I personally can help to heal it. I think about how fragmented we are as humans in this digital age. I obsessively layer the paint and charcoal in circular, rhythmic motion, sometimes with loud colour; sometimes black and white. I play with time and magic, likeness and colour. I don’t always have a plan when I begin a piece. Occasionally the images emerge as if they grew on the canvas naturally. Other times I have to tease them out. I let the paintings tell their own stories.”
A Joyful Passion features work created by the ImaginArt collective, students in Margaret Bannister’s weekly art class. It opens in the Penny Gallery of the Charlotte Street Arts Centre!
Both Exhibitions will run from January 15th until March 14th, 2016.