Two Shows for March 2010 in Minden and Ottawa

Around Frayed Edges exhibition

Curated by Laurie Carmount

March 18—May 29, 2010

Please join us for the opening reception at the Agnes Jamieson Gallery March 19 at 4pm

...a narration spun through work that pushes the limits as to what an artist can do with fibre today. Similar to social misfits that sit on the outskirts of society, like mad inventors experimenting, and geniuses with universal knowledge, this exhibition encourages the far reaches of thought and imagination. Does society hang by a thread, will the Fates cut the cord, oh what a tangled web we weave…here is an opportunity to see work that follows a string into a world on the periphery.


Artists: Marianne Kyryluk, Carl Stewart, Robin Ripley, Jean Farrell, Heidi Hudspith, David R. Harper, Jill Odegaard, Laura Trach, Liz Menard, Nadine Papp, Wendy O'Brien, Johanna Nousiainen, Fay Wilkinson, Audrey MacLean, Caitlin Erskine-Smith, Barbara Wisnoski, Erika DeFreitas, Carmella Karijo Rother, Suzen Green, Sandi Luck, Cynthia Jackson, Amanda McCavour, Ilona Staples, Karen Goetzinger, Catherine Vamvakas Lay, Karina Bergmans, Jane Tingley


Agnes Jamieson Gallery

176 Bobcaygeon Road

Minden Ontario K0M 2K0


My Kidney's will be shown in Around Frayed Edges:

Kidney pics for blog post 

26 Letters And Then There Were None

March 25 to April 25, 2010
Opening Reception: Friday, March 26, 6:30 – 9:00 PM
Artist Presentations: Saturday, April 3 at 2:00 PM 

Gallery Hours:

Wed - Fri 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Sat – Sun 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM 

The Corridor Gallery proudly presents 26 Letters And Then There Were None, an exhibition featuring Karina Bergmans and Julie Tucker at Crichton Cultural Community Centre, 200 Crichton Street, 2nd Floor, Ottawa. (Please use Avon Lane entrance at rear.)

Karina Bergmans and Julie Tucker present a multimedia exhibition that plays with language, learning and the institutional setting where we receive instruction. The artists incorporate playful notions of the alphabet, nursery rhymes and arithmetic with architectural facets, historical fragments and the eerie lure of our own connection to the past through memory and ghosts. Implicitly raising questions around the objects and the site in which they are located, there are no reassuring answers. While early childhood education gives us the tools to process our experiences, we are left to our own devices to decide how to use them.

This show is the second of two juried exhibitions that will be presented by the Corridor Gallery this season. The Gallery is operated by the Crichton Cultural Community Centre and its mission is to provide opportunities to emerging professional artists living and working in the region. 


Susan Ashbrook 

Director of Programming
Crichton Cultural Community Centre

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