ART CRAWL AUG 12/11!!!
MULBERRY CAFE-2ND ANNUAL SKATEBOARD ART SHOW
Group show featuring artists creating works on skateboard decks in celebration of the skateboarding culture and to bring attention to beasley skatepark.
BEEHIVE COLLECTIVE-SUMMER CRAFT FAIR (118 JAMES ST N)
A fine craft fair exhibiting handmade jewelry, ceramics, textiles and more from Canadian designers.
Friday 6 pm – 11 pm, Saturday 10am – 5 pm
Art Installation by Amanda McCavour
Friday Night Set by DJ Donna Lovejoy
YOU ME GALLERY- WHIRLGIG SHOW
A super kid friendly show, don’t miss it.
HAMMER CITY RECORDS-SKULL STUDIO’S CORPUSSE
Original Monster, Robot, Alien Art-One Night Only!
THIS AIN’T HOLLYWOOD – ROBOtZ ART SHOW
Group show about robots also music by Corpusse, 2x the Mono, Wiggler & the Tiny Humans (19+ Event)
FOCUS GALLERY-FRUGAL STROKES GROUP SHOW
66 James Street North (before Wilson)
David Shevlino, Deborah Tilliby, Mark Strutt and Tara Juneau
HAMILTON HOTEL-PETER PONA- PORTRAITS
195 James St North, right above Mulberry Cafe
BUTTRUM AND SON-FARWELLS
A group show-The ancient idea of “memento mori” suggesting the fragility and futility of life is explored in an exhibition bringing together work by four artists who illustrate how ideas, experiences, and stereotypes are in flux. From intuitive drawings and flower-adorned signs to photographs of dead fauna, Farewells combines humour and nostalgia with a hint of mortality.
B CONTEMPORARY- ALIGN 226 James St N (Old Ricca Furniture Building)
Nicole Collins,Steve Newberry, Stephanie Seagram
SKYDRAGON- Violeta San Juan-New Works
SKYDRAGON-INGRID ART AND MUSIC
Also Other Songs Music Co. presents: Allosaurus, Bruekke, The Joe and Doug Hoyer
(Please note last two weeks in August Skydragon is closed for renovations)
JAMES NORTH STUDIO-ONE’S OWN ROOM-KELLY DRENNAN/ JEFF TESSIER- HAMILTON DE NUIT
Is comprised of multidisciplinary works such as sculpture, painting, and installation. Music from Michelle Titian on Art Crawl night beginning at 8pm. Jeff’s work is a set of photographs made during the night at various locations throughout the city. It’s a deliberate riff off of Brassai’s 1933 Paris de nuit. It’s also, speaking more locally, my attempt to articulate some of the beautiful stillness and starkness I see
328 James St North (Right beside You Me Gallery)
WAHC-WORK SIGHTS-GEORGE HUNTER
Known as “Canada’s most traveled photographer” for his numerous trips to exotic locales around the world and at home, George Hunter is perhaps most recognized as the photographer for the 1972 National Film Board exhibition People of Many Lands.
HISTORY AND HERITAGE-Come On-A My House (cont’d)
Growing Up Italian in Hamilton’s North End is an exhibition that began fortuitously. Andrea Malloni, granddaughter of Anita Malloni who had passed away in early 2010, came in with a book under her arm. It was a tribute that she and Len her dad and son of Anita, had put together for family members.
HAMILTON ARTISTS INC-Colin Lyons Automatic Ruins
Hamilton Artists Inc. presents Colin Lyons’ exhibition, Automatic Ruins. The exhibition totals some 36 pieces, using an array of installation and printmaking techniques. These photo etchings and sculptures are reminiscent of the abandoned industrial ruins of Lyons’ hometown of Petrolia and are inspired by the museum archives of the cities that the artist visits while exhibiting.
NEW HARBOURS MUSIC SERIES-TBA
YOU ME GALLERY -Collaborative Damage
Installation by Sile Dwarde Nosetab (Bob Ezergailis, Will Ferguson, Ellis Bateson)
BLUE ANGEL GALLERY- LINDA TOWART
Portraits of local musicians. Music at 8pm Roxanne Campbell 9pm Dirty Sleeves, Don Mckenzie, Rocky Hill
243 James St North 905-522-8735
ART WORD ART BAR -ART FROM MOZAMBIQUE
Music in the bar from 8 pm with jazz vocalist Ruthie Pytka-Jones and her quartet: Ruthie Pytka-Jones – vocals; Rob Chapman – guitar; Jon Stemmler – bass; Jeff Plumley – trumpet/flugelhorn. Tip Jar ($5 suggested).
In the Gallery: Art from Mozambique in the Gallery, curated by Filimone Mabjaia.
THE PRINTSTUDIO – ACCIDENTAL LITERACY-GROUP SHOW
Briar Craig, Denise Hawrysio, Becky Ip, Pascaline Knight, Judy Major-Girardin & Lisa Turner
Accidental Literacy features works by six artists who hail from diverse geographic, cultural and printmaking backgrounds. Though their practices vary greatly in content and presentation, each of them incorporates elements of chance b to shape their imagery. The varied engagements with printmaking invite the viewer to gain a deeper understanding of the capabilities of the medium as an artistic practice.
MEMBERS SPACE SMALL IS GOOD MEMBERS SHOW/SALE!
RELISH, 6 Cannon St. E. • Relish on Etsy
A brand new shop takes over the space formerly held by Downtown Bike Hounds. Stylish art, design and fashion curated by Katherine Hollands is sure to make people turn the corner and discover this interesting new endeavour.
The Factory Works Screening Series takes place on the second Friday night of the month during the James North Art Crawl.
JAMES NORTH STUDIO-KELLY DREENAN- ONE’S OWN ROOM
Is comprised of multidisciplinary works such as sculpture, painting, and installation. Music from Michelle Titian on Art Crawl night beginning at 8pm.
CHAISES MUSICALS-Furniture, books, music, dvds
152 James St North
BOOKS & BEATS 170 James St. N TBA
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)
HOTEL HAMILTON STUDIOS – 195 James St N.
Between the Mulberry Cafe and the Brain