This town is small inc. and Peake Street Studios Showcase Collaborative Artwork by 26 Influential Island Artists
May 15 to June 9 2012 – OPENING RECEPTION MAY 19, 7:00PM
Gallery @ The Guild
26 Island Artists have embraced the challenge of creating a collaborative artwork for the gallery exhibition COLLABORATIONS, on display at the Gallery at the Guild from May 15th to June 9th.
The Artists were challenged by this town is small inc. and Peake Street Studios to produce a collaborative artwork over three weeks – a short deadline, forcing them to work quickly and organically – and the results are beautiful and intriguing. The finished artworks are in various mediums, from painting and sculpture to writing and textiles.
“We are incredibly excited to partner with Peake Street Studios on another gallery exhibition.” Says Becka Viau, project coordinator for this town is small. “As a means for sustaining a healthy community, the Peake Street collective promotes creative expression and sharing among all artistic skill levels. Their philosophy blends well with the small town mission: to encourage collaboration between all art forms in order to strengthen the position of contemporary art in P.E.I. and the Atlantic region.”
An opening reception will be held from 7:00 to 9:00pm on Saturday May 19th. Participating Artists and representatives from this town is small and Peake Street Studios will be available to answer questions and talk about the process and outcomes of the challenge.
Marion Copleston + Shirley McCurdy
Michelle Blanchard + Joe Mckenna
Monica Lacey + B-J McCarville
Andrea Ledwell + Holly McGee
Laura O’Brien + “The Internet”
Megan Stewart + Jeff McGuigan
Luke Leunes + Sheri Inman
Christine + Shaun Patterson
Stephen MacInnis + Michael Stanley
Stephen MacInnis + Jane Ledwell
Gail Hodder + Tony MacKenzie
Renee Laprise + Donnalee Downe
Lori Joy Smith + Donnalee Downe
Suzanne O’Callaghan + Karine Arsenault
Yvette Ducette + Beti Andric