Eptek Art & Culture Centre and this town is small will present the juried group exhibition Grounded: Seeking Connections at the Eptek Art & Culture Centre in Summerside from November 9–December 24.
Grounded: Seeking Connections is an exploration of artistic attempts to connect to place, the natural world, and the artist’s role within it. The exhibition features work from William Baker, Doug Dumais, Maggie J. Whitten Henry, Monica Lacey, Sarah Saunders, LiliAnne Webster, Jane Whitten, and Damien Worth. The selected artworks are in a range of mediums, including photography, sculpture, textile, video, painting, and mixed media.
“The exhibition shows a range of artworks that are very compelling. Even though they were selected from an open call, there are so many interesting connections between the works. I’m thrilled for audiences to see this exhibition and to present it with Eptek,” shares town is small director Lisa Theriault.
Grounded is the second juried contemporary art exhibition that Eptek Centre and this town is small have collaborated on.
“It’s important to acknowledge the value that art brings to our communities in so many ways. We hope this exhibition will inspire reflection, conversation, and inspiration,” says Eptek site director Nikkie Gallant.
this town is small is PEI’s artist-run centre, established in 2010. The centre fosters sustainability for contemporary arts practice on PEI by providing creation, presentation, and development opportunities, often with multiple community partners and while promoting a public understanding of contemporary art.
Eptek Art & Culture Centre is PEI Museum and Heritage Foundation site. located at 130 Heather Moyse Drive on the Summerside waterfront.