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Art Crawl This Friday!

ARTCRAWL THIS FRIDAY FEB 12/16!

COTTON FACTORY-FROST BITES

FROST BITES is Hamilton’s first site-specific, winter theatre festival. The event features a diverse array of hot local artists (film makers, dancers, playwrights, choreographers, and more) presenting performance ‘bites’ throughout the building and grounds, promising to heat up The Cotton Factory during the coldest month of the year!

February 11-14, 2016 at the Cotton Factory, 270 Sherman Ave N
Single Ticket: $20
Frequent Frost Pass: $35

For more info go here:
http://hamiltonfringe.ca/frost-bites-festival/

YOU AND ME GALLERY-ARTSHOW

Opening rececption for the double show of Juliana LaChance and Kimberly Papp

Multimedia artist Juliana LaChance will be creating a colourfully stimulating expereince using paintings, installation and video. New work never befor seen as well as bring out archival early work to play upon the idea of the playfullness of creating without knowing what your doing, just like a child. Touching heavily upon the imagination and the infinite possiblities of creation.

THE FACTORY-IO LAB2

O Lab is an audio visualization pilot project encouraging media artists of all levels to test and share their experimental interactive works.

Audio Visualization is simply the visual representation (output) of an audio signal (input), the only IO Lab limitation is that all works must be designed to respond in real time either physically or in code.

This physical computing environment explores the blurry space where analog meets digital and in the interaction expresses something unexpected.

$100 GALLERY-TH&B THE CREST

The iconic emblem for the Toronto, Hamilton and Buffalo Railway, still ubiquitous in the southern Great Lakes region, is comprised of three capital letters, an ampersand, bound within a crest that features two swallowtails on either side. The crest is typically tilted down clockwise at a 15 degree angle. The TH&B collective, whose principal members include Simon Frank, Dave Hind, Ivan Jurakic, and Tor Lukasik-Foss, have used a modified version of this logo in their activities over the last decade. For the 100$ Gallery, the collective is pleased to present an array of small original works, much of it construed as an homage to the logo that continues to mark progress of all kinds in this region.

HAVN-DOG AND PONEY SHOW

You are cordially invited to our second annual silent auction at HAVN on Friday February 12th from 7 – 11 pm.

This is a fundraiser event featuring art from the HAVN collective as well as many local artists and friends, HAVN merchandise, HOT food & drinks, handmade goods and smooth jams by DJ Fergalicious.

HAMMER CITY RECORDS-ARTURO VEGA

HAMILTON ARTISTS INC

“Fearful Symmetry: The Art of John Scott,” featuring a vast installation of his Scott’s work on paper and the newly restored Trans Am Apocalypse No. 3, from February 6 with an opening reception on February 20 at 3 p.m.

Sorry for the non updates

Sorry for the non updates, I’ve had some issues logging in due to some plugin stuff. anyways. it looks like im back.

Will try and update more!

art crawl this friday!

November Oct 13/15 Artcrawl!

HAMILTON ARTIST INC-Craftmart 2015
Friday, December 11, 6 – 10 pm
Saturday, December 12, 11 am – 5pm
Join us for the third annual Craft Mart at Hamilton Artists Inc., 155 James St N., Hamilton. Craft Mart is a curated craft and design market with some of the area’s most talented and avant-garde artisans selling their wares.
Craft Mart will be open during Art Crawl on Friday, December 11, and Saturday, December 12, for your viewing and purchasing pleasure. Hot coffee and sweet treats will also be sold.

HUNDRED DOLLAR GALLERY-Hamilton Biennale
Our Biennale theme “The End of the World in Our Usual Bed In a Night Full of Rain” is taken from a 1978 Lina Wertmueller film which we have not seen but we hoped sounded suitably pretentious and apocalyptic. The film, starring Candice Bergen and Giancarlo Giannini was a critical and popular failure, another theme we here at HDG find intriguing.

HAMMER CITY RECORDS-Waxworks Annual Show
It’s the 6th Annual Waxworks Art Crawl Night!
Stacks of art on wax hit the wall on this annual group show including art by shop friends from Hamilton and beyond. This will be full of new and returning artists & artwork, so if you missed out the first time round you might luck out and pick up that chunk of vinyl that would look great on your wall.
Our basement record room will be rocking with the sweet sounds of DJs Old Dirty Burger and GG Ellis!

YOU ME GALLERY-The Contemporaries Ride Again!
Group Show-Fred Bilanzola (1956-2001) Judi Burgess Raffaele Caterini Paul Cvetich John Kinsella Janice Kovar Paul Ropel Morski Lisa Wohrle

HAVN-Scars-Raquel Moliterno
Raquel Moliterno is a photographer from São Paulo, Brazil, exploring 19th century techniques, including Cyanotype, Van Dyke Brown, Albumen, and more. Since 2008, she has worked in the preservation of photographic archives and participated in projects at the Public Archives of the State of São Paulo, the Museu Paulista in Ipiranga, the Cinematheque, as well as the Bienal de São Paulo. She is currently living in Toronto to study her Master of Arts in Photographic Preservation and Collections Management.

FACTORY MEDIA CENTRE -Annual Members Screenings
Members films.

FLAGSHIP GALLERY-Molecular Mashup-Heidi Brannan
The convergence of the natural and the Mysterious, sculptural works.

B CONTEMPORARY-Terrain Vague-Michael AllgoewerAbstract works.

MULBERRY CAFE-Fehn Foss and Peter Michael Wilson
Photography

CENTRE 3-RetroDeco-Ingrid Mayhofer
Installation piece.

COMPILATION-Pop Party-Julie Fazooli (Wilson St off James N)
Paintings and merchandise.

ART WORD ART BAR -Music and Art(15 Colbourne aka James and Colburne)
Jazz Music

This Aint Hollywood/Club Absinthe/Homegrown/Baltimore House-All these events have music after parties. Usually This Aint Hollywood, Homegrown and Club Absinthe have art as well.

FOCUS GALLERY-tba
66 James Street North (before Wilson)

NEEDLEWORK– 174 James N-Textile Workshop
Temporarily above burnt tongue!

JULIA VEENSTRA STUDIO -167 James North

HOMEGROWN-tba KIng William

HISTORY AND HERITAGE-and also Hamilton store

SALTLICK-282 James North

WORK-337 James North

HANDKNIT YARN STUDIO-Yarn Supplies 149 James N

BURNT TONGUE-10 Cannon St

O’S CLOTHES -150 James St N

CHAISES MUSICALS-Furniture, books, music, dvds (cannon and james)
152 James St North

WHITE ELEPHANT-Clothes and Jewlery 133 James N

THE CLAY STUDIO– 175 James St N.

MELAINE GILLIS STUDIO -126 James St N. (above the Factory 3rd Floor)

SYLVIA NICKERSON ILLUSTRATION-126 James St N. (above the Factory 3rd Floor)

art of the day

Cool project from printeresting called ghost.http://ghost.printeresting.org/mikko-kuorinki/

ghost pic

Art of the Day

Sorry for the lack of posts lately. I was checking out the Rebel 8 blog and saw some awesome art I want to share with the Hamilton folks. I like these pictures on their blog, it shows what artists in Hamilton should be striving for, too many shows of late have been pretty medicore at best. Hopefully this is a bit of inspiration.

Anyways today’s art is Dabsmyla via Rebel 8.

via Rebel8 website

credit Rebel8

Art Crawl Nov 13/15

November Oct 13/15 Artcrawl!

HUNDRED DOLLAR GALLERY-Beyond all and Everything and Then Some is More
“beyond all and everything and then some is more” new work by Em JV Johnson & Roger Wood. Opens next Friday Artcrawl Nov.13, 7-10pm

THIS AIN’T HOLLYWOOD-Macro Xerox Gigantic
Matt Pelletier, Drew Taylor, Matt Junkin and Brenden Orange
Faxes to Giants..Universal Monuments.
House sized Comic Section, Family Portraits.
Lady Horse Skull. Bird Doctors. Dot Matrix Demons

YOU ME GALLERY-The Contemporaries Ride Again!
Group Show-Fred Bilanzola (1956-2001) Judi Burgess Raffaele Caterini Paul Cvetich John Kinsella Janice Kovar Paul Ropel Morski Lisa Wohrle

HAVN-Scars-Raquel Moliterno
Raquel Moliterno is a photographer from São Paulo, Brazil, exploring 19th century techniques, including Cyanotype, Van Dyke Brown, Albumen, and more. Since 2008, she has worked in the preservation of photographic archives and participated in projects at the Public Archives of the State of São Paulo, the Museu Paulista in Ipiranga, the Cinematheque, as well as the Bienal de São Paulo. She is currently living in Toronto to study her Master of Arts in Photographic Preservation and Collections Management.

FACTORY MEDIA CENTRE -Perimeter Hamilton-Nathan Fleet
A film exploration of Hamilton’s outine areas.

FLAGSHIP GALLERY-Molecular Mashup-Heidi Brannan
The convergence of the natural and the Mysterious, sculptural works.

B CONTEMPORARY-Terrain Vague-Michael Allgoewer
Abstract works.

MULBERRY CAFE-At The Edge-Bruce Repel
Abstract multimedia works curated by @impress3

CENTRE 3-RetroDeco-Ingrid Mayhofer
Installation piece.

HAMILTON ARTIST INC-Swarm Member’s Group Show
Member’s group artshow

COMPILATION-Pop Party-Julie Fazooli
Paintings and merchandise.

ART WORD ART BAR -Music and Art(15 Colbourne aka James and Colburne)
Jazz Music

This Aint Hollywood/Club Absinthe/Homegrown/Baltimore House-All these events have music after parties. Usually This Aint Hollywood, Homegrown and Club Absinthe have art as well.

FOCUS GALLERY-tba
66 James Street North (before Wilson)

NEEDLEWORK– 174 James N-Textile Workshop

JULIA VEENSTRA STUDIO -195 James North

HOMEGROWN-tba KIng William

HISTORY AND HERITAGE-and also Hamilton store

SALTLICK-282 James North

WORK-337 James North

HANDKNIT YARN STUDIO-Yarn Supplies 10 Cannon

BURNT TONGUE-10 Cannon St

O’S CLOTHES -150 James St N

CHAISES MUSICALS-Furniture, books, music, dvds (cannon and james)
152 James St North

WHITE ELEPHANT-Clothes and Jewlery 133 James N

THE CLAY STUDIO– 175 James St N.

MELAINE GILLIS STUDIO -126 James St N. (above the Factory 3rd Floor)

SYLVIA NICKERSON ILLUSTRATION-126 James St N. (above the Factory 3rd Floor)

Art Crawl Today (Oct9/15)

ARTCRAWL TODAY!!!

 

Supercrawl this Weekend

So incase you were living under a rock this year’s supercrawl is happening on friday/saturday/sunday!
goto http://supercrawl.ca/

I’m not going to bother posting all the events as there are too many to name. Many of the bars have after parties and all the regular galleries will have some great shows.

Special mention new gallery on james and cannon opening up! ($100dollar)

But here are some good guides. http://www.tourismhamilton.com/guide-making-supercrawl2015   http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/hamilton/news/supercrawl-2015-sharon-jones-the-dap-kings-monster-truck-lanois-announced-1.3117036

 

August 14/15 Artcrawl

ARTCRAWL!!!!!!!!!!

DRDISC-Raise the Roof Series
DR. DISC announces the “Raise the Roof” Concert Series 2015, presented by Hamilton Magazine and I Heart Hamilton

Friday, August 14, 2015 (Special store hours: 10:00 am until 10:00 pm)

10:00 – 10:45pm > Emay

9:00 – 9:30pm > Gillian Nicola

8:00 – 8:30pm > TV FREAKS

7:00 – 7:30pm > The White Crowleys

6:00 – 6:30pm > The Altobeelays

MACNAB PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH-Growing Settled-
An exploration of environment, community and home.

COMPILATION-Drew Taylor and Mary Cathryn McCarthy
(22Wilson St)
Art show, collage, paintings and mixed media.

MULBERRY CAFE-Scott Martin-Burnt Toast
Burnt Toast Creative is the design alias for Canadian artist, Scott Martin. Scott has been published in Juxtapoz Magazine and worked with companies like Fast Company, Red Bull and Dropbox. Scott’s exhuberent and technical style has earned him international recognition as an artist and freelance commercial illustrator. Scott Martin lives and works in Hamilton, and is proud to be a part of its burgeoning art community.

BALTIMORE HOUSE-RETRO RAVE AND CULTURE CLUB
Retro rave music playing and group art show by Julie Fazooli, Sanjay B Patel
Abstract Visions by Dan Rivero, Brian Nix and Petra Matar

THIS AIN’T HOLLYWOOD-Spooky Astronaut Club-Group Show
Present 1000 hand drawn architect pen and ink stickers. From $1-5 each, you can go home with an entire pocketful of art for less than a pint of draft. Come meet the founders of the club while they sit in on the show. Envelopes will be provided for all purchases. This 3 days only show is a unique opportunity to purchase original art work for less than a cup of terrible coffee. On september 14th the board members will be hanging a 2nd show “SECONDCRAWL” of prints, plaque mounts and paintings by the active roster.

THE FACTORY–IO Lab-Steve Hudak, Andrew O’Connor and Tanya Goncalves
IO Lab is an audio visualization pilot project encouraging media artists of all levels to test and share their experimental interactive works. Audio Visualization is simply the visual representation (output) of an audio signal (input), the only IO Lab limitation is that all works must be designed to respond in real time either physically or in code. This physical computing environment explores the blurry space where analog meets digital and in the interaction expresses something unexpected. Media artists are encouraged to participate with their code live, their works interacting with each other, the space, and the audience.

HAMMER CITY RECORDS-Jeff Coopman (228 StN At Rear off Robert Alley)
Yup it’s our birthday and we’re ringing in 5 years at a great night featuring work by local skater & artist JEFF COOPMAN. More details to follow, just plan to come out for fun!
On Art Crawl Nights you can stop in via b contemporary gallery direct from James St North, or the usual entrance off the Robert Street alley located between Granny’s Place and the now ex-Classic Cafe Patio.

HAVN-Loud Places and Soft Hearts-Hannah Clark and Antonio Giacchetti (25 Barton St)
A multi-media exhibition showcasing the works of emerging artists from Hamilton, Ontario; Hannah Clark and Antonio Giacchetti.
An exploration of youth and self-awareness that breaks down our cultural perceptions of personhood and gender in order to present a new way of looking at identity and existence.

YOU ME GALLERY -Broke, Busted & Badly Bent-Doug Carter
Assemblages, sculptures.

HAMILTON STORE-Tom Bochsler (165 James st N)
Back by popular demand, Tom Bochsler, Photographer, will be in The Hamilton Store courtyard chatting about his 50 + year career as a commercial photographer. His book – The Art of Industry – will be available for sale and signing.
Joining Tom is artist Grace Falco Chambers who will have copies of her book – The Greatest Grandpa – which she co-produced with Jennica Lauren Falco – available.

THE NATHANIEL HUGHSON GALLERY-So Long and Thanks for all the debt-Claire Anderson (27 John n and King William)
Join us as we introduce Claire Anderson’s glass sculptures. A study in the chaos and serenity, Anderson’s work is a reflection on the duality of human nature.
A graduate of the Sheridan College of Art and Design, Anderson has recently returned to the area. She is currently an artist in residence at the Mississauga Living Arts Centre while she works on building her own studio in the Niagara area. We are excited to see what she will be producing in her new home.

HAMILTON ARTISTS INC-Black Mirror-Marigold Santos
BLACK MIRROR, combines new and recent work by Montreal based interdisciplinary artist, Marigold Santos. Using the black mirror as a metaphor, an 18th century tool used by landscape painters to abstract and simplify their subject matter through its reflection, Santos plays with the concept of fragmentation and reflection as it applies to self-hood. Through re-telling and re-configuring the folklore, landscapes and narratives of her past, Santos reflects on her identity, the concept of home and the hybridities between as one navigates the diaspora. When contemplating the past, we are no longer remembering, we are constructing something new, simultaneously affecting our view of the past and present. BLACK MIRROR employs this reflection and reconfiguration in the creation of personal mythos. Through both invented and re-imagined narratives, Santos invites the viewer into a space that is fantastical and foreboding, mystical and otherworldly.

HOMEGROWN-tba

B CONTEMPORARY-tba

CENTRE3–The Magic Show
Art, and more importantly the artist’s ability to conjure imagery and provoke imagination is not unlike that of a magician. Magic can mystify the audience and blur the line between possibility and implausibility. Artists were encouraged to consider art & magic as one and interpret the theme in a variety of ways.
Featuring Works By:
Breanne Bandur, Karen Bergsteinsson , Robert Creighton, Eric Euler, Carlos Gómez, Ingrid Mayrhofer, Matt McInnes, Helena Rakic, Jim Riley, Maureen Steuart, Judy TaylorFLAGSHIP

ART WORD ART BAR -Music and Art(15 Colbourne aka James and Colburne)
Jazz Music

This Aint Hollywood/Club Absinthe/Homegrown/Baltimore House-All these events have music after parties. Usually This Aint Hollywood, Homegrown and Club Absinthe have art as well.

FOCUS GALLERY-tba
66 James Street North (before Wilson)

NEEDLEWORK– 174 James N-Textile Workshop
Temporarily above burnt tongue!

JULIA VEENSTRA STUDIO -195 James North

HOMEGROWN-tba KIng William

HISTORY AND HERITAGE-and also Hamilton store

SALTLICK-282 James North

WORK-337 James North

HANDKNIT YARN STUDIO-Yarn Supplies 10 Cannon

BURNT TONGUE-10 Cannon St

O’S CLOTHES -150 James St N

CHAISES MUSICALS-Furniture, books, music, dvds (cannon and james)
152 James St North

WHITE ELEPHANT-Clothes and Jewlery 133 James N

THE CLAY STUDIO- 175 James St N.

MELAINE GILLIS STUDIO -126 James St N. (above the Factory 3rd Floor)

SYLVIA NICKERSON ILLUSTRATION-126 James St N. (above the Factory 3rd Floor)

Random Hamilton Image of the Day Worst Losses

From the worst losses archive  you might want to check out their site if your a big heritage buff.

balfour building lister block