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Art of the Day

I love graphitti so needless to say I love 7th Letter Apparel they combine all the things i love about graphitti. Over the last couple years with their gallery they’ve been promoting some pretty sick artists!

check out a blast from their blog past http://theseventhletter.com/2014/10/rime-tilt-at-yia-art-fair/

7th letter art gallery

Image of the Day

So tumblr is one of those fun site you can get yourself  lost in for hours, check out Yimmy Yayo’s one for too much fun!

graphitti fun

Artcrawl Dec12/14!

ARTCRAWL!!!!!!!!!!
SPICE FACTORY-Give Art-Fashion Gala
L I V E M U S I C, D J S E T, SCREENING OF Fashion Gala Show (2nd floor.) 12am viewing
Artist and Designers on (Main level)
No cover (PWYC)

HAMILTON ARTISTS INC-Swarm-Annual Members Show

A salon style show of members works.

THE NATHANIEL HUGHSON GALLERY-Happy Holidays-Group Show
We are moving to the second floor of 27 John Street North to better showcase the work of our artists and host cultural events. Join us on Friday, November 28 as we launch our new space and celebrate the hard work of our artists. We will be showcasing the work of:
Shannon Amidon, Stephen Brookbank, Elesavet Lawson, Beverley Hawksley, Robert Dey, Sandra Henry, Clarence Porter, Ryan Price, Stephanie Vegh, Alicia Giansante, Fiona Kinsella, K2 Upcycling, Todd Lawson, Tina Newlove, Linda Henningson, Ianitza Vasseliva, Gord Bond, Erin Vincent, Nathan Flis, Ross Bonfanti Laurie Kilgour Walsh and Dan Banko.

(27 John St N)

HAMMER CITY RECORDS-WaxWorks Group Show (228 StN At Rear off Robert Alley)

Great Art here!

B CONTEMPORARY-Nightmares-Matt Jelly
NIGHTMARES is an exhibition of screen printed artwork by Matt Jelly, on display at b contemporary gallery at 226 James Street North, running from December 2nd-23rd, 2014, Opening reception on Friday December 12th, 2014 during Art Crawl.

THE FACTORY- Members Screening

Factory Media Screening Series Presents NINE-The 9th Annual Members Screening
NINE is an opportunity for Factory Members to exhibit their work,to have it judged, and to get to know the diverse Factory community. This event is happening during the monthly James North Art Crawl — all are welcome!
Programmer: Alexis Hancey

HAVN-Celebrate-Group Show (26 Barton close to james north and barton)

HAVN invites you to CELEBRATE this December with a group show featuring visual and sound pieces inspired by cross-cultural December and Winter festivities.
The evening features music acts by
Jeremy Skald – https://soundcloud.com/jsklad
The Visit – http://thevisit1.bandcamp.com/
Earth, Wind, and Choir – https://www.facebook.com/earthwindandchoir/

CENTRE3–Art is The NuSteel

An exhibition of hand printed youth artwork.

STUDIO 12-TBA

http://www.studio12art.com

126 James Street North, 2nd floor

YOU ME GALLERY -Mina Ao-Right to Exsist(320 James N)

Mixed media group show and perfect to bring the kids to! Also they are open despite the constuction! Some great work by Mina Ao

FLAGSHIP GALLERY-Mercedes Schuster and Tara Joy

Christmas show (237 James N)

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

DR DISC-20 WILSON ST 3-4PM

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
Check out the spot and drop off your can goods during artcrawl for foodbanks!

JULIA VEENSTRA STUDIO -195 James North

HOMEGROWN-tba KIng William

HISTORY AND HERITAGE-and also Hamilton store

MCCARTNEY & SON Resturant-282 James North

WORK-337 James North

HANDKNIT YARN STUDIO-Yarn Supplies 10 Cannon

BURNT TONGUE-10 Cannon St

O’S CLOTHES -8 Cannon St

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)

Steampunk Animal Art of the Day!

via Laughing squid post art by Igor Vernily

Igor Vernily

Art of the Day-Cayce Zavaglia

Nope not a painting a embroidery….. (via Booom)

 

http://www.booooooom.com/2014/11/25/embroideries-artist-cayce-zavaglia/

 

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Artcrawl Friday!

ARTCRAWL!!!!!!!!!!
HAMILTON ARTISTS INC-Craftmart
Pop up craft bazaar full of great things for xmas gifts!

THE NATHANIEL HUGHSON GALLERY-Black Book White Lies-Stephanie Vegh
The Nathaniel Hughson Gallery is proud to present Stephanie Vegh’s newest series of drawings: Black Book, White Lies. Vegh’s drawings re-examine the life and lore of Hamilton’s infamous Evelyn Dick.
(27 John St N)

HAMMER CITY RECORDS-This is Our Brain On Vinyl -Gorilla Graphics
This installation illustrates the countless possibilities for producing vinyl graphics for application on everything from walls to windows to drum heads. Radical vinyl decals for cars/skateboards/your UFO/etc
ALSO-Punk Rock,Mental Illness and Recovery Talk-Crusty Craig
$7-12 sliding scale-upstairs, Craig tells his inspiring journey through and dealing with mental illness.
(228 StN At Rear off Robert Alley)
B CONTEMPORARY-Terrain Vague-Michael Allgoewer
Abstract paintings

THE FACTORY -Function Keys2
Function Keys 2 takes place from November 14th to 16th 2014 at the Spice Factory, 121 Hughson St. North, and includes a series of lecture style presentations, demos, workshops and maker showcase. Now in it’s second year, “Function Keys” goal is to provide a space for artists, hackers, computer programmers, and interested community individuals to come together in discussion and share in learning about emerging trends in new technology.
(more details on their website/facebook)

HAVN-ALL WAS BRIGHT-Ben Robertson (26 Barton close to james north and barton)
“a sound and video installation artist from Ontario, Canada. his sound arrangements are progressive, emotive and strongly driven by concept – they span the spectrum of noise, heavy distortion and melodic dronescapes, through to cathedral music.”

CENTRE3–Function Keys2
Centre 3 will also be participating in Function keys2 please goto the website for more info.

STUDIO 12-TBA

http://www.studio12art.com

126 James Street North, 2nd floor

YOU ME GALLERY -Right to Exsist(320 James N)
Mixed media group show and perfect to bring the kids to! Also they are open despite the constuction!

FLAGSHIP GALLERY-Army of the Empty Handed-Peter Reitsma
Mixed media of painting, sculpture and photography (237 James N)

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

DR DISC-20 WILSON ST 3-4PM

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-Kelly Grace
66 James Street North (before Wilson)

NEEDLEWORK- 174 James N-Textile Workshop
Check out the spot and drop off your can goods during artcrawl for foodbanks!

JULIA VEENSTRA STUDIO -195 James North

HOMEGROWN-tba KIng William

HISTORY AND HERITAGE-and also Hamilton store

MCCARTNEY & SON Resturant-282 James North

WORK-337 James North

HANDKNIT YARN STUDIO-Yarn Supplies 10 Cannon

BURNT TONGUE-10 Cannon St

O’S CLOTHES -8 Cannon St

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)

Cezanne in Hamilton

OMG!!!!! Everyone should go see this show, its only $10, usually a show like this is at least $20-$40 dollars!!!!

cezanne exhibit

http://www.artgalleryofhamilton.com/ex_current.php#5

Also a article from cbc enjoy http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/hamilton/news/cezanne-s-famous-apples-line-art-gallery-of-hamilton-walls-1.2819512

Art of the Day

Sorry for lack of updates I am sick.
Anyways via Colossal

artist site http://qb1c.com/

Food!

So it appears Hamilton is becoming a hot spot for food! Well great, more people more jobs, more SMALL businesses/ C0-ops the better!

So via liz from I Love Needlework  is info about The Kitchen Collective! Check out the video for their kickstarter thing!!!

 

ArtCrawl Friday

ARTCRAWL!!!!!!!!!!

THE NATHANIEL HUGHSON GALLERY-Spirtis of the North-Elesavet Lawson
Elesavet Lawson’s newest collection of oil paintings called Spirits Of The North is of a spirit dream; a way to connect to oneself, inspired by northern Canadian animals, folklore and dreams.
(27 John St N)

HAMMER CITY RECORDS-Exchanging Pleasantries-Keeping it Short & Sweet-Chelsea Watt & Youth & Rust
New illustration, photos and ephemera
(228 StN At Rear off Robert Alley)
B CONTEMPORARY-Francis Ward-New Paintings
Abstract paintings

THE FACTORY- Code,Light & The Computational Sublime
Artists: Kyle Duffield & Daniele Hopkins

HAVN-Welcome to Yesterday-Group Show (26 Barton close to james north and barton)

Featured photographers include:- Emma Waterfield, Vannessa Barnier, Leah Stijn Klein
Sam Carter-Shamai, Ariel Bader-Shamai, Connor Bennet, Peter Michael Wilson, Petra Matar

CENTRE3–Connector-Sabina Rak

In her work, she mixes print and drawing and is interested in the networks of life and of creation, the way everything is physically composed as well as mentally interconnected.

STUDIO 12-TBA

http://www.studio12art.com

126 James Street North, 2nd floor

HAMILTON ARTISTS INC-Drawing Blackwater-Matthew Walker

Drawing Blackwater, an immersive exhibition by Matthew Walker, that uses sound, natural materials and imagery, as well as repurposed man made objects to mediate a reflection on time, space and our place in the world. Walker employs divergent temporalities within the exhibition to construct a critical narrative

Also Square Plumb and Level-Diane Daniels

Square, Plumb and Level is an installation of architecturally informed components concerned with the process of constructing and inhabiting our built environment.

YOU ME GALLERY -The Occasionally Annual Whirlygig Show  (320 James N)
Mixed media group show and perfect to bring the kids to! Also they are open despite the constuction!

FLAGSHIP GALLERY-Elizabeth Henstock
Mixed media of painting, sculpture and photography (237 James N)

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

DR DISC-RAISE THE ROOF CONCERT (FREE)
Laura Cole, Lez Czars, Dizzy Spells, The Foreign Films
(Special store hours: 10:00 am until 11:00 pm)
Note: Concert is weather permitting and there is NO rain date.
20 WILSON ST 3-4PM

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
Check out the spot and drop off your can goods during artcrawl for foodbanks!

JULIA VEENSTRA STUDIO -195 James North

HOMEGROWN-tba KIng William

HISTORY AND HERITAGE-and also Hamilton store

MCCARTNEY & SON Resturant-282 James North

WORK-337 James North

HANDKNIT YARN STUDIO-Yarn Supplies 10 Cannon

BURNT TONGUE-10 Cannon St

O’S CLOTHES -8 Cannon St

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)