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Winsor Gallery: Learn The Flowers

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OpeningReception
Thursday, May 10 5:30-8:30pm
Artists in attendance

WinsorGallery is pleased to presenta new collection of floralworks by Gabryel Harrison.The title for this exhibition arises from a line in a well-known poem by Gary Snyder, considered by many to be the American Poet Laureate of deep ecology.

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Winsor Gallery
3025 Granville St., Vancouver, BC, V6H 3J9
(604) 681-4870
winsorgallery.com

International Art Center Gallery

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GabryelHarrison 60 x 60 cm Canvases now Available
www.internationalartcentre.co.nz

It is our pleasure to offer enchanting small canvases by Vancouver based Gabryel Harrison. This new series has a luscious, vibrant new pallet and will be on view from Thursday 22nd September. We look forward to seeing you here in the gallery.

Working in translucent layers of oil paint, the artist sometimes incorporates crushed rose petals or other organic or inorganic matter that becomes a physical carrier of meaning and memory. Gold leaf is occasionally used in symbolic reference to the transmutation of human consciousness, the objective of spiritual alchemy.The artist also explores text, including the physical meditation of inscribing words, phrases and marks into the surface of her paintings. The gesture reinforces her philosophy that words, and the imaginative impulse behind them, have the power to transform reality. The physical acts of painting and of writing is the artist’s self-abandonment to the challenge of life’s ambiguities, her pleasures, her melancholy, her tenderness and her joys.

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Oil on canvas