Revelstoke Visual Arts Centre hosts a lively water-themed exhibition

Ora Sawyers

‘Sync or Swim’ explores the character of h2o and conjures up connection and conservation

~Connor Arsenault

The current clearly show at the Revelstoke Visible Art Centre (RVAC) is a tribute to the ocean in all its ability and beauty. Showcasing the perform of regional artist Hayley Stewart and artist and collaborator Kris KUPS from Whistler, these parts explore the multi-faceted nature of h2o.

The show opened on Oct. 26 and will operate right up until Nov. 19.

Featuring the vivid colours and vivid design of Hayley’s operate, this clearly show is encouraged by the time that she put in in Mexico and her connection with the pure world.

Stewart and KUPS embraced the challenge of capturing this elusive medium on canvas, and both seem to have thrived and benefited from the collaborative mother nature of their inventive system for this exhibition.

When creative irritation kicked in, Stewart and KUPS would trade off pieces and their kinds proved to be complementary.

“He actually mastered that spray, and I sense like I actually stylized exactly where the water’s translucent in the wave and created that part good… so he finished all my spray and I finished all that aspect of [a couple of] his paintings,” Stewart reported of this dynamic when she spoke with the Review.

Stewart and KUPS look ahead to continued collaboration and far more exhibitions in Mexico and California.

Jogging along with ‘Sync or Swim’ is the members’ show ‘Big and Daring.’ In this distinct members’ demonstrate, all of the perform on exhibit has been contributed by artists area to Revelstoke, in accordance to Taylor Sandell, RVAC programming director.

“The members’ demonstrates are a truly amazing way for individuals to share their perform if they’ve in no way finished it in advance of. It’s super approachable, it’s non-juried, you just have to have a membership and you bring your things in.”

The following users exhibit is the winter season art current market.

“The complete gallery turns into a seriously massive present shop, fundamentally,” Sandell stated.

This opens on Nov. 30, and submissions are thanks Nov. 25. For any person interested in putting their operate in the winter season artwork industry, it is doable to exhibit up and do the full course of action of having a membership and distributing the operate all at as soon as.

Other exciting activities to retain an eye out for are artist workshops as nicely as artist social gatherings. Every Wednesday from Nov. 22 to Dec. 13 is a absolutely free drop-in art night for adults and teens in which persons can cling out and make artwork collectively among 8 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. This is a deliver-your-own-art materials function and Sandell encourages folks to carry a snack and a cup of tea as well.

Going to the art gallery this thirty day period can be a excellent way to soak in the ocean vibes and get a splash of color in your life ahead of the winter season period starts.

The gallery is open from noon to 6 p.m. Wednesday to Friday and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

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‘Sync or Swim’. (Image/Connor Arsenault)

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