SPECIAL EVENT- June 11- Hamilton Artists Inc presents:ARTOPIA MASQUERADE
live music, raffles, prizes, silent auction, bar
masks of all shapes and sizes colours and designs
doors 7pm 242 James St. N. come check out Academica Hall
Drop by the Inc to get your mask today!
Contact- 905.529.3355 or email@example.com
Location: Academica Hall- 242 James St. N.
White Elephant-Grand Re-Opening!!!
133 James Street North, Come celebrate their grand opening, super wicked vintage dresses, etsy magical objects!
WPC Party–301 James St. N (State of Art)
June 11th will see Wolfpack Creative’s very first group art show @ 301 James St. North. Featuring Hamilton artists and designers such as Busy Maker, Jeremy Kemeny, Krysten Bell, Manny Trinh. and Robert Michael. Music on the night comes courtesy of DJ Realistic and Devon Craig, with a live set by Miramichi. Who knows, we might throw in a couple of surprise guests for good measure.
Art By: Busy Maker, Jeremy Kemeny, Krysten Bell, Manny Trinh, Robert Michael
DJ’s: Realistic, Devon Craig & Friends
Loose Cannon- Cross Contamination
A collaboration of artists-
Dan Brandon + James Lawson
Brigitte Huard + Michelle Doerner
Julie Amlin + Darren Dumas
Lee Bondzio + Laura Marotta
Feat. DJ Norman Bates
Skydragon – Eric Kwiatek -Beyond the Walls
For the last 20 years Eric’s art (paintings , sculptures…) has been shown in Europe and in Canada. His paintings have been an intense study of the basic relations between: Man & nature,
Man & the universe, Man & other people, Man & himself
Artword ArtBar- Linda Joyce Ott and Karijn de Jong
Main Gallery: Linda Joyce Ott “Auto Parts: Photo Art
Portfolio and Exhibition” Celebrating a pedestrian’s vision of the
abstract beauty of vintage cars.
Small Gallery: “Nautical Nursery Rhymes”, an installation by Karijn
The Factory Presents- screening of Cream of the Crop
In partnership with Inside Out LGBT Film and Video Festival—
This year marks the 20th anniversary at Inside Out and we are thrilled to present a selection of films from the 2010 festival program.
The films at this screening are a testament to the quality and caliber of queer cinema we’ve seen emerging locally, regionally and
internationally, and helped to make this year’s program one of the strongest in Inside Out history. Join us for this special night and help
celebrate and support contemporary queer filmmaking.
You Me Gallery-George Wallace’s EDUCATIONAL EXPERIMENT
a continuing tale in five parts….
Artist and former art professor at University, George Wallace, died in Victoria in 2009.Ten years ago, his 24′ outdoor sculpture “Educational Experiment” (1969) at Mohawk College, was dismantled and placed in storage because of rust problems. The fragments on display are on loan from Mohawk College. Their display marks the beginning of our effort to resurrect the sculpture. Also on exhibit, a selection of Wallace’s graphic works.
Tribal Gallery, 174 James St. N. 905.385.1829
Nomadic, tribal and ethnic jewellery, textiles and artifacts. Featuring paintings by Roger Ferreira and photographs by John Mokrycke and Ken Blackbird.
The Printstudio-Core Images 2
“Core Images 2” is the culminating exhibition from The Print Studio’s two Art Education Programs: Artists in the Schools & Schools in the Studio and ECO Art. These programs bring artists into local schools and bring students into the studio to create
and produce age/stage appropriate print media. Through the use of print practices students express their understanding of the world around them.
The Printstudio Members Gallery-Brad Isaacs and Peter Karuna-The Open
Curated by Ola Wlusek
The Open is an investigation into the natural and conquered worlds by two Hamilton-based artists. Focusing on their personal ethics and individual modes of production, the artists explore psychological and physical notions of human, animal, and time through their black and white photo-based practices.
WAHC-Shift Change Sessions!
The Workers Arts & Heritage Centre embarks on their second edition of the Shift Change Sessions, the UNOFFICIAL afterparty of the James St. North Art Crawl!
Following the success of last years screening of Polydactyl Hearts Collective’s Le Cyc: A Bicycle Graphic Novel. The WAHC has invited the multimedia group back to the centre to perform their latest work, Hello Adventure. The piece feature, a full live band performing alongside evocative graphic images.
Hello Adventure was first screened at this year’s Images Festival in Toronto and even won an award!
But as if this weren’t enough, for all you who missed it or who cant wait to see it again, PHC will perform a second screening of Le Cyc.
Polydactyl Hearts Collective is a multimedia music/art collective based in Guelph, Ontario. The collective is made up of musicians Eihab Boraie (vocals/piano/synthesizer), Claire Whitehead (violin), Martin Eckart (saxophone/clarinet), Dan Paille (percussion), Andra Zommers (vibraphone/vocals), and Brad McInerney
(bass) with artist David Willekes providing the projected visual component.
Doors Open at 10. Show starts promptly at 10:30
Moveable Feast Gallery Lobby of the Tivoli Theatre
www.hamiltonmovablefeast.info Featuring works by Kareem Abbas (Iraq), Gerardo Mansang (Columbia), and Eric Ranveau (France).
Downtown Bike Hounds- Karen Suk
6 Cannon St. E.905-525-9497 • www.bikehounds.ca After a winter hiatus from the Crawl, Bikehounds will be open again and featuring fresh work from local artist Karen Suk
Mixed Media-The Portable Library Project
June sees The Portable Library Project makes its Hamilton debut. What is The Portable Library Project you ask? Well – it’s a mail-art/book-making project involving the creation of small works exploring ideas surrounding archiving, journaling, libraries, ephemera, and incorporating an art practice into everyday life. It’s currently touring cities around Canada and we are very happy to help bring this to Hamilton..
History and Heritage -Bill. My Brother My Hero
The tragic soty of a remarkable boy from Hamilton’s north end. As told by brother Ed Stewart and photographs by Bill Stewart.
Socald Studio Gallery 244 James St. N. 905.934.7690
Featuring the work of Bill Sherwood.
Blue Angel- Continuing Art from Various Artists
The Clay Studio 175 James St. N.
Featuring the work of Grazyna Ziolkowski
Sylvia Nickerson Illustration
126 James St. N. 3rd Flr. 905.730.3288 • www.sylvianickerson.ca
Melaine Gilli- Photography
126 James St N 3rd Floor
The Sonic Unyon Building 22 Wilson St.
Featuring the studios of Jenna Rose • Blackbird Studios • Silver Studio
On Going Events….
Drawing Classes-The Hollywood Sessions
Tuesday evenings starting April 6th in the leopard lounge at Hamilton’s sexiest venue, This Ain’t Hollywood.
7pm to 9pm
$10.00 per session
Bring your own drawings materials – that includes a sketchbook or paper! Get there early to guarantee a spot.
Brought to you by ringleaders Dirty Mac, Ms. Lindsay Coyote, David “The Brains” Lilly and Ms. Amber Delaney.
Upcoming guest models include a variety of burlesque performers, musicians, and other worldly folks titillating your pencil in feathers, leather, victorian garb and much much more…
Storyboard themed: Each session tells a story. 6 poses.
This is NOT your average, stuffy life-drawing class…
This Ain’t Hollywood
345 James St. North
Crafty Mondays at Skydragon
Come join in the fun on Monday nights! Bring your knitting, crocheting, sewing, embroidery, or whatever crafts you enjoy doing. We can knit and bitch, embroider, cross stitch, etc. Learn a new skill and relax doing something you enjoy.
If you want to learn new techniques, host Angelika will be happy to help. You bring the materials, we bring the craftspertise. All are welcome.
27 King William St. – ground floor
For more information: 905-777-8102 or firstname.lastname@example.org