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Supercrawl Sidenote!

Hey everyone i know everyone is excited to see the bands but remember all the business/venues that help make it a success year round!

So special shout out to Bryce at You me Gallery/James North Studio/ Work/This Ain’t Hollywood which for some reason is not in supercrawl area but are still open!!!!

In fact Work has a comedy show/This Ain’t has a amazing punk/fun after party for supercrawl!!!

Also Absinthe/Baltimore House/Homegrown all have a amazing after supercrawl parties!!!! (and have been helping turn around King William/James)

Now I’m not going to mention all the businesses on the street but really please be respectful and do some shopping there !

 

Artcrawl part of the Supercrawl! (this Friday!)

ARTCRAWL!!!!!!!!!!

10 CANNON GALLERY-O’Boy Another Art Show-Kyle Stewart 10 Cannon Gallery (upstairs)

Illustrations.

THE NATHANIEL HUGHSON GALLERY-Tina Newlove -Nervous Wait
(27 John St N)
Paintings.

HAMMER CITY RECORDS-Steeltown Sketches-Group Show

The art will be a mix & mash of media featuring scenes inspired by people watching, punk shows, bar life, local legends, street scenes, alleyscapes, secret spots, good times, even hard times that celebrate the spirit of the Hammer as we know and love it. At least that’s what we have planned, you won’t know until you stop in to check it out.

B CONTEMPORARY-Francis Ward-New Paintings
Abstract paintings

THE FACTORY -Leap-Interactive Installation / Live Action Game Environment
Artists: Kyle Duffield & Daniele Hopkins

The L.E.A.P. Engine explores the concept of a mysteriously challenging game sentience that has seemingly evolved for one purpose – to put humans in dangerous circumstances.

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

Installation art. (if you have never been to hamilton this is a must see gallery)

CENTRE3–Tripple 3-Manuel Chantre

New media installation.

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 GALLERYThe 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 GALLERYtba
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)
TBA
(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 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)

Random post for the day

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!!