Exhibitions

Summer Exhibitions | 2018

Summer Exhibitions | 2018

June 9 – August 12, 2018 Opening Reception: Tuesday, June 26, 2018 | 6:30 - 8:30 pm (The Gallery is closed for a special event on Sunday July 15 and Sunday July 29)   Element of Life || Homer Watson When you put your hand in flowing stream, you touch the last that has gone before and the first of what is still to come, Leonardo da Vinci. This idea of the basic element of life and the movement through time is inspiration for our summer exhibitions. Although the Canadian landscape is the predominant theme and subject matter for Homer Watson a closer look reveals water is a key element...

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Fall Exhibition Hidden Valley Revealed | 2017

Fall Exhibition Hidden Valley Revealed | 2017

September 16 – October 22, 2017 Closed for private event Sunday October 1, 2017   Opening Reception: Sunday, September 17, 2017 from 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm Artists Talk: Saturday, October 14, 2017 from 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm   The Friends of Hidden Valley || Hidden Valley Revealed Homer Watson House & Gallery proudly presents Hidden Valley Revealed, guest curated by Ralf Wall,  In this juried exhibition, artists explore our natural environment in particular the Environmentally Sensitive Area inside Hidden Valley.  The City of Kitchener, the Region of Waterloo, and the Province...

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Annual Homer Watson Exhibition | 2017

Annual Homer Watson Exhibition | 2017

June 11 – August 13, 2017 Opening Reception: Tuesday, June 27, 2017 | 6:30 - 8:30 pm (The Gallery is closed for a special event on Sunday August 13 until 3:00)   A Sense of Place || Homer Watson This exhibition celebrates the 150th anniversary of Ontario and Canada.  The Canadian landscape is the predominant theme and subject matter for Homer Watson.  Watson draws from a deep well of life experience which includes an intimate relationship with the land.  His personification of nature becomes a metaphor for the human aspiration of being and belonging: of a sense of place within...

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Quilt & Fibre Exhibition | 2017

Quilt & Fibre Exhibition | 2017

May 30 - June 4, 2017 Opening Reception and Awards May 30 | 2:00 - 4:00 (The gallery is closed for a private event Sunday Aug 13 until 2:30) Artist Talk: Sunday May 28 | 1:00 - 3:00     One Stitch at a Time || Tracey Lawko || Website Tracey Lawko creates realistic landscapes and sculpted still-life in thread. These finely-stitched and richly-textured artworks interpret the natural world around her studio in the hills of the Niagara Escarpment. Themes of change, resilience and life-cycles permeate throughout. Her landscapes are detailed and painterly. Starting with a simple...

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Winter Exhibitions 2017

Winter Exhibitions 2017

March 19 – April 23, 2017 Meet The Jurors: Saturday March 11 | 3 – 4 pm Opening Reception: Sunday March 19 | 2 – 4 pm Artist Talk: Saturday April 8 | 1 - 3 pm Artist Demo: Thursday April 13 | 12-1 pm     Light Miracles || KWSA Homer Watson House & Gallery (HWHG) is please to host the Kitchener Waterloo Society of Artists’ (KWSA) Annual Juried show entitled Light Miracles. This year artists explore the influence of light on subject matter, literally, figuratively and spiritually.  The theme is examined through a variety of artistic backgrounds, diverse media...

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Spring Exhibitions | 2017

Spring Exhibitions | 2017

March 13th – March 5, 2017 Opening Reception: Sunday, February 5th, 2017 from 2:00 – 4:00 pm Artists Talk: Saturday, February 18th, 2017 from 1:00 – 3:00 pm Workshop: Sunday February 26, 2017 from 9:30 am - 3:30 pm $68/$76    Canada-One-Five-Oh! || Marion Anderson || Website Canada-One-Five-0h! by Marion Anderson is an installation of clay, wood and colour with the focal point as the Canadian Maple leaf. One hundred fifty small, individual leaves combined to reveal our flag creating an unmistakable vision of Canadians and their environment. Within Anderson’s design each leaf...

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Winter Exhibitions | 2017

Winter Exhibitions | 2017

February 5 – March 5, 2017 Opening Reception: Sunday, February 5th, 2017 from 2:00 – 4:00 pm Artists Talk: Saturday, February 18th, 2017 from 1:00 – 3:00 pm Workshop: Sunday February 26, 2017 from 9:30 am - 3:30 pm $68/$76    Canada-One-Five-Oh! || Marion Anderson || Website Canada-One-Five-0h! by Marion Anderson is an installation of clay, wood and colour with the focal point as the Canadian Maple leaf. One hundred fifty small, individual leaves combined to reveal our flag creating an unmistakable vision of Canadians and their environment. Within Anderson’s design each leaf...

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Watson Museum | Spring Exhibition | 2018

Spring Exhibition April - June 2018 Interpretive Tour 519-748-4377 ext.233 Journey of an Artist: Watson's Road Taken || Homer Ransford Watson Curatorial Interpretation - Nichole Martin Early and late period Watson paintings have an entirely different look and feel due to Watson’s life journey and the path he decided to take. When Homer Watson painted “The Isle of Orleans” he was an aging artist in his 60’s, a widower (his wife Roxanne passing away in 1918) and whose paintings were falling out of fashion amongst the Canadian art scene and abroad due to the emergence of The Group...

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Open Gallery Program | 2017

Open Gallery Program | 2017

January 12 – 29, 2017 Opening Reception: Sunday, January 15, 2017 | 2- 4 pm   Entanglement || Eastwood Collegiate Institute Each year Homer Watson House & Gallery selects one graduating class to create and curate an exhibition of their personal works. Under the supervision of their teacher and Homer Watson House & Gallery’s Curator, students produce, install, promote, and exhibit their art in a gallery setting. This year Homer Watson House & Gallery is proud to announce the upcoming Open Gallery Exhibition ENTANGLEMENTS by Eastwood Collegiate Institute. Under the direction...

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Annual Instructors’ Exhibition | 2016

Annual Instructors’ Exhibition | 2016

October 30 – December 4, 2016 Reception: Saturday, November 26th, 2016 from 6:00 – 8:00 pm Artist Talk: Saturday, November 19th, 2016 from 1:00 – 3:00 pm  From Where I Stand || Celebration of Visual Arts Education From Where I Stand is a compilation of artworks from educators and their students.  This year we see a variety of work from the perspective of the mentor interspersed with work of their proteges.   The work focuses on lessons learned whether physical technique or conceptual ideas.  Unique and experimental materials are often juxtaposed with traditional compositions...

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