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The Thunder Bay Art Gallery

Canada

June 2019

The Writing on the Wall: The Work of Joane Cardinal-Schubert, RCA

June 14 @ 12:00 pm - September 8 @ 5:00 pm

Playful, yet astute observation informs the art of the late Joane Cardinal-Schubert on display at the Thunder Bay Art Gallery this summer. An artist, activist, curator, poet, writer and mentor from Western Canada, Cardinal-Schubert addresses and reassesses the history that Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples share. Although many works in the exhibition were created 20 or 30 years ago, “the issues that she brings up continually circle back on all of us,” says Lindsey Sharman, exhibition curator. “It is important to…

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Northwest Coast Masks: Selections from the Permanent Collection

June 21 @ 12:00 pm - September 15 @ 5:00 pm

This exhibition features a range of Northwest Coast masks from the Thunder Bay Art Gallery's Permanent Collection.

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Shatterd Basin, Fired Thing

June 21 @ 12:00 pm - September 15 @ 5:00 pm

For this installation, multimedia artist Andrea Pinheiro projects a 16 mm film of various nuclear and geographically significant sites across the Southwestern United States and Northern Ontario onto a large screen made of clay and roots. Pinheiro spent the past year travelling to and recording stunning vistas, such as the Petrified Forest in the Painted Desert of Northern Arizona and the Nevada Test site, the US government’s nuclear testing ground opened in 1950. Her filmic composition moves across the dried clay and…

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