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So I have not been very good at updating the site this summer, what can i say? Summer has been fun. Anyways just thought I would pass on some great articles/art urban issues today…..

 

This one is about urban issues in Montreal, talking about art and everything else.

http://sustainablecitiescollective.com/city-life/324311/montreal-je-tadore

(image from the article)

Next is a great article about Atlanta and how its using art to wake up the city!

http://hyperallergic.com/145192/waking-up-a-city-with-public-art/

Caroline Caldwell

And lastly via Gord Leverton, Artbomb a great place to bid/get Canadian art!!

Artcrawl Aug8/14

ARTCRAWL!!!!!!!!!!
THE NATHANIEL HUGHSON GALLERY-SELCOUTH Shannon Amidon
(27 John St N)
Shannon Amidon weaves eerie and familiar stories with her photographic and encaustic works. Amidon’s nostalgic and tactile works contrast sharply with today’s high tech world.

HAMMER CITY RECORDS-SILENT RETREAT -fundraiser for SACHA

Horror movie screening/free food fundraiser for Sacha

Also KAYTE HACHEY’s MISCELLANY : Egotism in Pencil and Acrylic. This launch promises to be a night of fun that will also mark our shop’s 4th birthday-versary! Oh yes, there will be cupcakes.
228 James St N at Rear off Robert Street Alley

B CONTEMPORARY-NEW WORK-Peter Johnston
Sculpture with a abstract quality, consisting mainly of epoxy and pigment.

THE FACTORY -THE PSYCHEDELICS OF EVERYDAY LIFE-Sean Procyk
The psychedelics of everyday life is an installation that articulates this sonic landscape using techniques common to live musical performance. Employing stage lighting to create a multisensory environment, a dialogue is established between the aural and visual phenomena

HAVN-ME N’ U -HAMONTREAL (26 Barton close to james north and barton)

Photography show featuring fehn foss/mourad kouri/ryu matias
ariana molly/hollie pocsai/evan smith/peter michael wilson

CENTRE3–EBB & FLOW -Karen Bergsteinsson,Claudia Perrone & Laine Groeneweg
Prints based on nature

STUDIO 12-TBA

http://www.studio12art.com

126 James Street North, 2nd floor

HAMILTON ARTISTS INC-STRUCTURE REMAINS/PEACE EQUALS MORTALITY-Berenicci Hershorn/Gordon Anderson/Christopher Chris Gallo and Mary Kroetsch

Photos and Multimedia.

YOU ME GALLERY Black and White in Colour-James Chambers and Colleen O’Reilly(320 James N)
Photos in Colour

FLAGSHIP GALLERY-James Tughan
Chalk Drawings (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)
Hamilton Magazine and I Heart Hamilton present the ”Raise the Roof” Concert Series, 2014 Edition
Various bands playing a free show at the back roof of dr disc
(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-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

HISTORY AND HERITAGE-and also Hamilton store

MCCARTNEY & SON Resturant-282 James North

WORK-337 James North

HANDKNIT YARN STUDIO O”S CLOTHES -Men’s Clothes

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)

Sarah Amos on Printeresting!

wow i love this person’s studio and prints, mind blown! check out the full studio tour on Printeresting

printeresting website

 

ArtCrawl Friday!

ARTCRAWL!!!!!!!!!!

 
THE LOCAL (skateboard shop)-Scott MacDonald (101 John St)
A artshow/fundraiser to help get kids skateboard supplies in cuba. Che Resturant in Hess Village is also having a benifit during the day/evening.

THE NATHANIEL HUGHSON GALLERY- Ianitza Vassileva and Alicia Giansante-Transition Slates
(27 John St N)
Ianitza Vassileva is an exploration of the properties and potential of light using lenses to destroy, familiarize, and recreate the human form. Vassileva’s paintings are intriguing and playful, all the while keeping the viewer at a distance.
Alicia Giansante collects materials and ritually assembles them presenting the viewer with objects that are at once familiar and fantasy in her series Findings. The works capture our imaginations taking us into Giansante’s delightful world filled with strange creatures.

HAMMER CITY RECORDS-SHEDDING SKIN-Lindsay Campbell-Beaudoin
Primarily working in watercolour and india ink, her work is heavily influenced by a life long battle with severe clinical depression, and is coloured by an acute preoccupation with human sexuality.
228 James St N at Rear off Robert Street Alley

B CONTEMPORARY-NEW WORK-Peter Johnston
Sculpture with a abstract quality, consisting mainly of epoxy and pigment.

THE FACTORY -SHARED MEMORY-Aaron Hutchinson and Kearon Roy Taylor
A Telemetic installation, it also includes Havn gallery on Baront St.
HAVN-ME N’ U -SHARED MEMORY (26 Barton close to james north and barton)
See above.

CENTRE3–PATCHWORK-Hitoko Okada
patchWORK references the cross-cultural craftsmanship of restoring and returning relevance to refuse through the hand-made. It is an act that values resourcefulness, transformation, preservation and history.

STUDIO 12-TBA

http://www.studio12art.com

126 James Street North, 2nd floor

HAMILTON ARTISTS INC-HERE-Berenicci Hershorn
The exhibition will be accompanied by a substantial publication surveying Hershorn’s extensive and seminal performance practice in addition to reflecting on the current exhibition. The catalogue, featuring contributions from Paul Couillard, Elizabeth Chitty, Andrew James Paterson and Shannon Cochrane is timely in that it reiterates Hershorn’s invaluable  contributions to the the history of performance art in Canada on the cusp of her being bestowed with the prestigious title of Éminence Grise at this year’s 7a*11d International Festival of Performance Art.

YOU ME GALLERY Black and White in Colour-James Chambers and Colleen O’Reilly(320 James N)
Photos in Colour

FLAGSHIP GALLERY-THE SPACE BETWEEN-Jennifer Scott
Paitings. (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)
Hamilton Magazine and I Heart Hamilton present the ”Raise the Roof” Concert Series, 2014 Edition
Black Rhino Riot, Pet Sun,ttwwrrss, Allegories, Jaunt
(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-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

HISTORY AND HERITAGE-and also Hamilton store

MCCARTNEY & SON Resturant-282 James North

WORK-337 James North

HANDKNIT YARN STUDIO O”S CLOTHES -Men’s Clothes

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)

Art of the Day

this is from Colossal link here

ArtCrawl Friday 13th!

ARTCRAWL!!!!!!!!!!
MULBERRY DEFACTO-Peter and Fehn Have a Artshow
Photography by some of hamilton’s up and coming photographers. Mulberry Coffee House.

THE NATHANIEL HUGHSON GALLERY- Ianitza Vassileva and Alicia Giansante-Transition Slates
(27 John St N)
Ianitza Vassileva is an exploration of the properties and potential of light using lenses to destroy, familiarize, and recreate the human form. Vassileva’s paintings are intriguing and playful, all the while keeping the viewer at a distance.
Alicia Giansante collects materials and ritually assembles them presenting the viewer with objects that are at once familiar and fantasy in her series Findings. The works capture our imaginations taking us into Giansante’s delightful world filled with strange creatures.

MCCARTNEY & SON Resturant-Kyle Stewart 282 James North
Paintings in a contemporary fashion, a must see.

HAMMER CITY RECORDS-INAMORATA by CAROLINE MURAKAMI
Hammer City Records is thrilled to have long time shop supporter Caroline Murakami show her artwork in store. Lovingly crafted explorations of flora, fauna, horror and dark fantasy in pencil crayons, paints and inks.
As with any Art Crawl Night, records and refreshments will be served! And Franky and Jimmy play in the alley!
228 James St N at Rear off Robert Street Alley

B CONTEMPORARY-Scott Sawtell-There is a light that never goes out(226 James N)
Acrylic  and Oil Paintings.

THE FACTORY -Superpoistion Light and Sound
Laura De Decker and David McKevy-multimedia/film

HAVN-ME N’ U -2nd Birthday Party (26 Barton close to james north and barton)
After another amazing year of artshows, its time to celebrate one of Hamilton’s best gallery and some of the nicest and very talented people. Drop by and have some fun!

CENTRE3–C.Wells
With this solo exhibition, C.Wells commemorates the centennial anniversary of the inception and invention of the line marker (1911-2011), and its inventor Edward Hines. The artist explores both the history of the line marker – in its origins of Trenton, Michigan – and its role as global communication device in contemporary society.

STUDIO 12-TBA

http://www.studio12art.com

126 James Street North, 2nd floor

HAMILTON ARTISTS INC-A Calamity of Uncommonality-Sarah Beattie, Michelle Manzoni, Michelle Teitsma
Although dissimilar in both process and premise, the works share a commonality in the artists’ comprehensive exploration of their respective subjects. This exhibition joyously abandons rational thematic classification, and instead celebrates individuality.

YOU ME GALLERY Black and White in Colour-James Chambers and Colleen O’Reilly(320 James N)
Photos in Colour

FLAGSHIP GALLERY-HEART + TEARS Rober Vander Plaats (opens may16)
This interesting and kaleidoscopic art show opens next Friday. It shows how one individual managed to continuously paint a gripping journey reaching for sanity and a holy place against extreme odds.

ART WORD ART BAR -Music and Art(15 Colbourne aka James and Colburne)
Jazz w. Fred Butler and Abigail Neale Big Band, with Fred Butler on tenor sax and Abigail Neale on alto sax, plus trombones and trumpets, piano, bass, guitar, drums.

DR DISC-RAISE THE ROOF CONCERT (FREE)
Hamilton Magazine and I Heart Hamilton present the ”Raise the Roof” Concert Series, 2014 Edition
Friday, June 13, 2014 (Special store hours: 10:00 am until 11:00 pm)
6:00 – 6:30pm > Billy Moon

http://billymoon.bandcamp.com/

7:00 – 7:30pm > Rhythm Church

http://rhythmchurch.bandcamp.com/

8:00 – 8:30pm > Wild Night

http://www.wildnightmusic.com/

9:00 – 9:30pm > Hachey the MouthPEACE

https://www.facebook.com/HacheyTheMouthpeace

10:00 – 10:45pm > Thought Beneath Film

http://thoughtbeneathfilm.ca/

Note: Concert is weather permitting and there is NO rain date.
20 WILSON ST 3-4PM

DR.DISC also has a artshow by Re-Duo Donna Akrey and Jo-Anne Balcaen have produced a series of 10 portraits that re-stage vinyl record covers of famous rock, pop, folk and country music duos from the ‘60s, ‘70s and ‘80s.

THIS AINT HOLLYWOOD-Celebrate Imants (james and murray)
DE SADIST AU GO GO/THE KRUMONES/THE LET DOWNS/KRUMMY STUFF/THE JIMMY DIKS
ARTIFICIAL DISSEMINATION/KRUMMERELOS/BOB BRYDEN
A celebration of the life of a Hamilton Legend, also poster art will be on display
Part business, mostly pleasure and all party, it’s MIXXED BUSINESS.

CLUB ABSINTHE-Artcrawl afterparty-Mixed Business
Anchoring a new weekly jam is none other than WALTER DEANS alongside rotating guests bringing you the ultimate party stew. Whether it’s hip hop, electronic, indie, pop, or your Dad’s vinyl collection – as long as it gets you on the floor, it’s on our speakers. No genre will be safe.
Art by Temper Temper, Sheebs Milligan, Doodles Under the Influence

BALTIMORE HOUSE-Artcrawl After Party-Jumple, Olivia & The Creepy Crawles, The Vaudevillian
THE BB GUNS/ THE STRANGER/ REDANDA & COMET CONTROL
43 King William

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

HISTORY AND HERITAGE-and also Hamilton store

MCCARTNEY & SON Resturant-282 James North

WORK-337 James North

HANDKNIT YARN STUDIO O”S CLOTHES -Men’s Clothes

BURNT TONGUE-10 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)

O’S CLOTHES-3 Cannon st beside Burnt Toungue-Men’s Clothes

Art Crawl this week

I\m going to be updating the listings tonight but in the mean time….

►MIXXED BUSINESS◄ Art Crawl After Party featuring Anthony Haley, Lauren Olson and Sheebs Milligan
*Sponsored By Pistonhead Lager*

Expect a variety of misfit artists and live art this June at #AFTERCRAWL, part of Absinthe’s launch of the new weekly MIXXED BUSINESS party.

The lineup features artists Anthony Haley (reigning Hamilton and Oakville Art Battle 2014 Champ), Lauren Olson (Temper Temper) and Sheebs Milligan.

Part business, mostly pleasure and all party, MIXXED BUSINESS is the ultimate party stew. Whether it’s hip hop, electronic, indie, pop, or your Dad’s vinyl collection – no genre will be safe, and this AFTERCRAWL edition mixes in a live art competition.

#AFTERCRAWL SHOWCASE BY:

Anthony Haley – (DUI Doodles Under the Influence) 2
014 Hamilton & Oakville Art Battle Champion)
http://anthonyhaley.blogspot.ca/

Lauren Olson
http://www.facebook.com/tempertempernow

Sheebs Milligan

Doodles Under The Influence (2014 Hamilton & Oakville Art Battle Champion) *LIVE*
http://anthonyhaley.blogspot.ca/

FEAT:
Walter Deans (Buggin Out // resident DJ)
http://www.bugginout.ca
soundcloud.com/walterdeans

DJ ESP (Motown // A Drummer & A DJ)
soundcloud.com/espearce

#AFTERCRAWL – Only at Club Absinthe
Web: http://www.clubabsinthe.ca
Facebook: Club Absinthe
Twitter: @ClubAbsinthe
Instagram: @ClubAbsinthe

Art of the Day

Well it appears fecal face isnt allowing linking to images even though i give them credit. So heres some art of the day from colossal website 

art by Gregory Halili

greg hallili

 

Farmcrawl

Farmcrawl, cbc hamilton has its list of things to do  lists this is a event, never heard about it till now, so i thought i’d pass it on!

Its today fyi and here’s there site!!!!

http://www.farmcrawlhamilton.ca/

 

Image 4 the day!

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I wasnt going to post anything today but  this image is too good, again via fecalface

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