The Flats Map & Participating Galleries
The Flats, Vancouver’s premier contemporary art district, is throwing its fifth annual block party this summer on Saturday, July 15th. Renowned local galleries Monte Clark, Winsor Gallery, Gallery Jones, Macaulay & Co. Fine Art, SoMa and Chernoff Fine Art will play host to crowds of local collectors and art-goers as exhibitions are launched, artist talks are given, and the city is brought together to celebrate the district’s success as a cultural cornerstone. Visitors are free to tour exhibition openings or to follow the scheduled programming of talks from the city’s most eminent creative figures.
Monte Clark Gallery opens an exhibition of new works by artist Karin Bubas.
Gallery Jones presents a summer group exhibition of works featuring artists Erin O’Keefe, Fei Disbrow, and Vishal Marapon.
Winsor Gallery will be opening the Summer with “Clichés To Live By” a neon exhibition by artist Pat Webster.
Elan Fine Art opens the day with a Summer group show featuring beautiful works by artists; David Urban, Jeff Wall, Andy Warhol, Joseph Kyle, Sean Mills, Gordon Smith, WIllem de Kooning and more.
Chernoff Fine Art opens the day with a duo solo show entitled, “Image. Error” featuring artists Jessica Bloom and Dylan Vogel.
SoMa will showcase week-long exhibitions by the following seven artists; Jennifer Gauthier, Charlie Edmiston, Zandra Stratford, Tristesse Seeliger, David Crompton, Saci Pedro, and Jeanne Fries. During The Flats Block Party, SoMa will be featuring work by Charlie Edmiston(July 14 – July 20). Born and raised in Los Angeles, Charlie began his career as a graffiti artist working in a variety of styles and mediums, including colorful mixed-media paintings, large-scale murals, and bold design graphics.
grunt features a unique exhibition by artist Maureeb Gruben entitled ”UNGALAQ” ( When Stakes Come Loose) curated by Kyra Kordoski and Tania Willard . Drawing from five bodies of work, this solo exhibition will be the most extensive mounting of Gruben’s work to date . The opening will commence June 8th at 7 pm and will run throught the Flats Block party.
Arts Factory Society exhibits work by artists; Sára J. Molčan, Annah Kassen, Aimée Henny Brown, Andrea Hooge, Antony Rolland, Tristesse Seeliger, Sophie Spiridonoff, Megan Majewski, David Crompton, Eric Neighbour
Vanessa Lam, Ati Ahkami, Kathryn McPhee and FELT à la main with LOVE
Macaulay & Co. Fine Art exhibits work by Gordon Payne (b.1933). Payne began painting in the 1950s, and was associated with the Op Art movement in Vancouver during the 1960s. A long time resident of Hornby Island, Payne has continued his painting practice, making abstractions informed by a dynamic relation to the natural world.