BEYOND THE WALLS

The Uxbridge Artist Collective Online Exhibition and Sale

Co-curators | Carmel Brennan & Clare Bolton
Monday, June 15 to Saturday, September 26, 2020

Welcome to our first online gallery in partnership with
THE UXBRIDGE ARTIST COLLECTIVE.

We are pleased to bring you artwork BEYOND THE WALLS of our Gallery space and beyond our geographical boundaries, from 18 artists working in a variety of disciplines from glass to iron to paint to wood. In addition, we are pleased to announce Art Bytes, a weekly series of online artist conversations, demos and instructional videos. Join us on select Thursdays at 2pm on Facebook Live. Enjoy the gallery experience from the comfort of your home!

To enjoy the experience:

  • Click the thumbnail image to enlarge
  • Use the arrows on either side of the enlarged image to scroll through the gallery
  • To view as a slideshow, click the play button in the top right hand corner
  • To remove the image caption box simply click anywhere on the image
  • For the best viewing experience we recommend using a desktop computer and Google Chrome or a Mozilla Firefox web browser
Full List of Available Artwork for Purchase

Participating artists from THE UXBRIDGE ARTIST COLLECTIVE:

Judy Bear, Gretel Boose, Carmel Brennan, Ross Colby, Daniel Colby, Ann Cummings, Lynda Cunningham, Fly Freeman, Anja Kooistra, Bert Liverance, Francis Muscat, Christl Niemuller, Mark Puigmarti, Saundra Reiner, Gayle Temple, Judith Tinkl, Joan Yerema and Jay Yerema-Weafer

For a full list of participating artists and biographies please visit the artist biography page.

Artist Biographies

Online Launch Party

Thursday, June 25, 2020
2:00pm

Join us Thursday, June 25 for a virtual online launch party with Carmel Brennan, Co-Curator, featured Uxbridge Artist Collective guests and Gallery Manager, Clare Bolton.  To watch our live online launch party visit our Facebook page.

Did you miss the live online launch party? Visit our YouTube channel to watch the video.

View Our YouTube Channel

Art Bytes

Select Thursdays, June-September
2:00pm

We invite you to join us for an insider look into the creative process! Art Bytes is an online series that includes conversations with the artists, videos and art demos.  Art Bytes will be posted on our Facebook page with a featured artist from The Uxbridge Artist Collective. To tune in simply visit our Facebook page on the scheduled date. Art conversations will continue throughout the exhibition. Please click below for a full list of scheduled Art Bytes.

Art Bytes Schedule

Frequently Asked Questions

You can purchase a specific artwork by clicking on the thumbnail of the image, and clicking the “Purchase this original artwork” link in the caption box, or you can browse all of the artworks for sale here:  All available work.

These links will take you to our e-commerce page where you can pay for the artwork using Visa or Mastercard. Clare Bolton, Gallery Manager Clare@auroraculturalcentre.ca will provide you with shipping details via the email you have provided.

Your artwork will be delivered to you directly from the artist’s studio.  Delivery arrangements will be facilitated by Clare Bolton, Gallery Manager, Clare@auroraculturalcentre.ca, and you will be notified of all details.

Clare Bolton, Gallery Manager, is the main contact for all gallery related questions and will get back to you via email the same  business day. You can email her at Clare@auroraculturalcentre.ca and can include your phone number if you prefer.

This is an online gallery exhibition. We are excited to showcase artwork in a wide variety of mediums for the first time in a digital format. Although artwork cannot be viewed in person in our Gallery, notify Clare Bolton, Gallery Manager, Clare@auroraculturalcentre.ca, if you are interested in viewing artist’s work in their art studio when it is safe to do so.

Our Gallery’s Artist Receptions have been a wonderful community celebration with every exhibition. They have been unique opportunities to meet the artists and hear the curator’s thoughts on the exhibitions. Although at this time we are unable to have our usual in person Gallery Reception, we will host an interactive Online Launch Party on June 25 at 2:00 pm. It will be live streamed on our Facebook page and will feature comments from some of the participating artists and the exhibition’s curators. There will be an interactive questions chat box where you can ask questions or make comments to the curators in real time. We are excited to invite you to join us in our new endeavor!

Throughout the exhibition we will highlight participating artists through videos that will be live streamed on our Facebook page and will then live in a permanent playlist on our YouTube Channel.

You will be able to hear these artists share their stories and answer any questions about their practice you may have in real time, using the live stream chat box. The Art Bytes content will be streamed on Thursdays at 2:00 pm, please visit the Art Bytes page, link above, for a full schedule list.

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