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Mississauga Life Early Spring 2015 : Page 32

LIVE THE LIFE | MADE BY HAND MadeBy Hand A celebration of artists, artisans and their works. Galleries ART GALLERY OF MISSISSAUGA Running to April 12 ERIKA DEFREITAS: THE WORK OF MOURNING Through textile-based practices and photography, the artist explores ways to make the impermanent permanent. #CURATEAGM To mark the lifting of a six-year moratorium on collecting, the gallery presents two projects to cultivate interest in the permanent collection. XIT-RM | TALWST Minimized Histories: Marginalization and Unrest in TALWST’s Infinity Series These miniature dioramas insert marginalized narratives from contemporary culture into the Western art canon, creating prototypes for a responsive, diversified and inclusive history. WILD THREADS: OUTDOOR ART AT THE GLENERIN INN Running to April 30 In partnership with The Glenerin Inn, the AGM will showcase the work of fibre-based artists Bozica Radjenovic and Julia White in this offsite location. LIVING ARTS CENTRE—THE GALLERY SHELF LIFE 2015 Resident Artist Exhibition March 7–April 12 Resident artists explore how what we choose to keep on display influences our perception of value. What role does time play in determining the value of art? INTERRUPTED LANDSCAPES April 18–May 24 Opening reception: April 23, 7:00–9:00 p.m. Artists working in a variety of media will exhibit works that invite the audience to play an active role—to walk through, act upon, engage and listen to. PEEL ART GALLERY, MUSEUM + ARCHIVES (PAMA) Running to May 3 EXCHANGE PAMA ARTISTS SELECT Invited artists explore PAMA’s art collection for display and share the reasons behind their choices. Each mini-installation will include one of their own works. PAMA STAFF SELECTS 2015 staff selections from PAMA’s works on paper collection. MUSEUM OUR FEATHERED FRIENDS Running to May 31 An exhibition from the Canadian Museum of Nature. Learn how to identify types of birds and how to attract them to your yard. Hands-on activities for all ages. IMAGEMAKER GALLERY | IN BLACK & WHITE Running to the end of March Three talented local photographers, Annette Seip, Fernando Resende and Ann Ivy Male, will show their work in black and white. RIVERS AS ROADS, ROADS AS RIVERS April 4–30 Opening reception: April 9, 7:00 p.m. An exploration of roads and rivers and where they lead us. UP THE GARDEN PATH May 1–31 Opening reception: May 7, 7:00 p.m. A glorious selection of florals in all media. ARTS ON THE CREDIT April 11 & 12, 11:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. The Waterside Inn An annual juried, invitational show celebrating works of Mississauga’s finest local artisans and artists. 12 TH ANNUAL ART AUCTION | MAKE YOUR MARK! Art Gallery of Mississauga April 23, 7:00 p.m. The 12 th Annual Art Auction features original art and silent auction items. Join us for the most exciting art party of the year! VISUAL ARTS MISSISSAUGA AT RIVERWOOD Events MEMBERS ANNUAL SHOW AND SALE Visual Arts Mississauga March 26–April 1 Opening reception: March 26, 4:30–6:30 p.m. This year’s theme gives emerging and established VAM artists the opportunity to explore what space and place means to them. A NNUAL M EMBERS ’ S HOW AND S ALE M ARCH 26 TH -A PRIL 1 ST R EGISTRATION NOW OPEN ! 4170 R IVERWOOD P ARK L ANE 905-277-4313 V ISUALARTSMISSISSAUGA . COM S PRING COURSES BEGIN A PRIL 6 TH S UMMER A RT C AMP 32 Mississauga Life Early Spring 2015 Top: TALWST, Por qué? , 2015, reclaimed 1950s ring box, model putty, plastic, crushed rock, gold leaf, acrylic paint, 3v LED light, 3v coin battery. Flag: encaustic and ball point on gauze. 7.5 x 5 x 5.7 cm. Photo by Todd Duym. Image courtesy of the artist.

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