‘Public Dreams, Private Myths’ – November 2014

Artwork and event pictures below.

Public Dreams, Private Myths Friday, November 7th, 2014

Open for viewing: 12 noon – 6pm Reception party: 7pm – 10pm
Location: Meccanica by Cressey Development
102 East 1st Avenue (and Quebec), Vancouver

For this exhibition, Phantoms In the Front Yard take on the theme of contemporary myth, and delve into the labyrinth of modern spirituality. Through the lenses of classical and aboriginal mythologies from the world over, each Phantoms member will explore, distort and personalize these wide ranging, yet related narratives. From the fantastical to the banal, sagas, fables and fairy tales will be distilled and synthesized with each artist’s respective figurative medium.

Public Dreams, Private Myths will present an array of dynamic paintings, drawings and sculpture, which touch on folk tales, creation myth, and personal family legends, to challenge the viewer and prompt the question: who are the gods and archetypes of our time?

Each member will create a small sculptural component in addition to their 2-dimensional pieces.

Artists include: Michael Abraham, Paul Morstad Painting, Jonathan Sutton, Christian Nicolay, Jeremiah Birnbaum, and Jay Senetchko, with guest member Justin Ogilvie.

This exhibition takes place under the umbrella of Meccanica Presentation Centre’s Revolving Door event series. Expect entertainemnt, food, drink and as always, fantastic paintings as well as sculpture.

Our sponsors: theveganproject, solefoodfarms, revolvingdoor and Road13Winery
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A portion of sales for this exhibit will benefit Sole Food Farms.

Chimp will match all donations made up until the show, so please donate now:

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