2008

ANGLE OF REPOSE
New paintings by Kate Scoones.
January 11 – 28, 2008

LIFE LINES
Drawings by the participants of Kathleen Lane’s Wednesday afternoon life drawing drop-in sessions.
February 1 – 18, 2008

‘strange to meet you’ with featured faces and minor arcana
An exhibition by Brenda Petays of 52 (and more) of drawings/paintings in ink and watercolour on paper.
February 22 – March 10, 2008

LEGO IN ART
Sculptural work by Victoria artist, Flemming Jorgensen involving the use of lego and found materials.
March 14 – March 31, 2008

WORK = MATERIAL + LABOUR
Students from Megan Dickie’s Sculpture: Ideas & Concept course explore the discipline of repetitive tasks. Work by: Frances Beckow, Kaye Collins, Peter Goodman, Kristin Grant,
Ikuyo Ito, Carol Sandler, Sheilagh Walsh.
April 4 – April 21, 2008

CASSETTE
Curatorial project by Marlene Bouchard based on the idea that all lines are indicators of movement (such as the spinning line in a cassette tape). All artists will present records of their unique interpretations of what line means to them in their practice as well as in being participants in Victoria’s urban system. Artists: Caleb Speller, Gedidiah McCaughey, Jeff Morton, Lyle Shultz, Marlaina Buch, Rhonda Usipiuk, Susu Robin, Tyler Hodgins
April 25 – May 12, 2008

AMBULATOR
Graduation exhibition for the Vancouver Island School of Art’s first graduates from the 3-year Diploma of Fine Arts program. The Shelter Project by Rebekah Johnson was in the main gallery and Arcade by Marlene Bouchard is in a space that normally functions as the janitor’s closet.
May 15 – June 2, 2008

HOOKED
Victoria artist, Dale Roberts has created a fantastical installation of small crocheted objects juxtaposed with a multitude of larger scale sculptures and forms.
June 6 – 24, 2008
To see images go to
http://www.flickr.com/photos/slideroomgallery and http://www.flickr.com/photos/95548286@N00
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ACCENTUATE
An new Victoria art collective known as MMBB will showcase a utopian version of the
Slide Room Gallery as an ultimate modern cultural landmark within the larger urban context of the city of Victoria. They use the concept of the condominium showroom as a model for their ‘display’.
June 28 – July 22, 2008
PROCEED WITH CAUTION
Sylvia Bews-Wright, Maggie Cole, Wren Katzalay, Cheryl Taves (Making a Mark Collective) worked on a drawing collaboration using the Slide Room Gallery as a studio space. Viewers were able to see the work transform over the period of the exhibition as well as go into the space and ask questions.
September 15 – 30, 2008
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PUSH/PULL: Victoria
Push/Pull a group exhibition , curated by Sandra Doore brought together artists involved in education from San Diego and Victoria. The exhibition also took place in San Diego in May 2008.
Victoria artists: d bradley muir, John Luna, Megan Dickie, Wendy Welch, Inga Romer and
Sandra Doore
San Diego artists: Anna O’Cain, Richard Keely, Blair Thornley, Pasquale Verdicchi, Leslie Ryan and Lynn Susholtz.
October 3 – 20, 2008

VICTORIA: SITE UNSCENE
An exhibiton of photographs and videos that reveal the side of Victoria that isn’t usually seen in tourist brochures or other promotional material. Over 35 artists participated in this exhibition.”
Curated by d bradley muir and Wendy Welch.
October 24 – November 11, 2008

PARADOX OF THE ABSURD
Sandra Doore presents her most recent sculptural constructions dealing with ideas surrounding the body, violence and sexuality.
November 21 – December 8, 2008

ANATOMY OF GREYS
Curatorial project by VISA student Sarah Harper around the theme of using chromatic grey as the mainstay of the work. Artists included: Deb Delaney, Kathy Guthrie, Jan Henry, Joanne Hewko, Ira Hoffecker, Kristine Paton.
December 11 – 22, 2008

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