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Raven’s Eye 2020 by Kevin Stewart

July 7 - August 15

Artist Statement:
When I was six years old, in my Grade One school class, we were making cards for Mother’s Day, rather we were colouring in stencilled pictures of a 50’s style white Mom. I didn’t know we were supposed to only colour in the lines. I was more concerned about the colours I was putting into and around the image. The brighter the better. I wanted to impress my mother and move her with my abundance of colour everywhere, like fireworks! Colour was emotion! My teacher was horrified and reamed me out for not colouring in the lines.

Jump to present day, RAVEN’S EYE 2020, a group of paintings representing my perspectives over the past two years. A recurring theme in my work seems to be a desire to express an experience that has transformed me, a beauty that I try to recreate for the viewer, a story that sets a mood in the room.

The raven is a recurring symbol in my work representing how I see myself as an artist. Raven’s eye, the eye of the artist, has a unique perspective that allows for transformation to occur.

July 7th to 31st, 2020
Massey Theatre – 735 8th Avenue, New Westminster
FREE – Open Tuesday to Friday, 1pm-5pm

Gallery visits are by appointment only. Enjoy art with your bubble! Make your appointment ONLINE or by phone at 604.521.5050

Contact us if you would like to visit the gallery outside the appointment hours.


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Start:
July 7
End:
August 15
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Plaskett Gallery
735 8th Avenue
New Westminster, BC V3M 2R2 Canada
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Phone:
6045175900
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It is clear that the works of Joseph Plaskett soar beyond description of national treasure to the realm of international artist extraordinaire. In New Westminster his career and contribution to the visual arts and heritage preservation are seen as the prized jewel in the crown of the Royal City.

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