IMMIGRANT - paintings, pastels and installation by Rosemary Sloot
On display in Gallery 1 until October 11
London, Ontario artist Rosemary Sloot has been making art for many years.
Before her mother died in 2003, the artist discovered that her mother's only regret in life was immigrating to Canada from Holland. Rosemary's response to this shocking news eventually inspired an exhibition she called IMMIGRANT, which travelled throughout Ontario over a decade ago. We are thrilled to be able to showcase a selection of work from that original show here at the Parrott Gallery.
This series of paintings and installation speaks to the common universal themes of loss, uprootedness, family and individual identity, sacrifice, persistence, hope and faith.
Studio Time - pastels by Erika Olson
On display in Gallery 2 until October 11
Kingston artist Erika Olson has taken a break from painting to work on pastels.
Erika layers her pastels, creating bright planes of colour. The compositions are abstracted and playful in their purposeful distortion, and the objects take on a life of their own.
Mexican Pitcher on Red Cloth, chalk pastel by Erika Olson
Women of Ukraine - mixed media artwork by Natalia Howard
On display in our Corridor Gallery until October 4
Intimate portrayals of six Ukrainian women,
by local artist and teacher Natalia Howard.
The Parrott Gallery Celebrates 50 Years! mixed media artwork from our Permanent Collection
On display in our Corridor Gallery until October 5
This exhibition of artwork from our Permanent Collection is accompanied by newspaper and magazine articles from the past seven decades.
Come take a short walk down memory lane!
The Parrott Gallery turns 50 this year - Come celebrate with us!
"Catherine Street, Belleville" oil painting by Robert Huffman
Gallery 3 - paintings by Manly MacDonald
Enjoy a selection of work from our permanent collection of Manly MacDonald paintings.
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