Reception for ‘past present future’ takes place this Thursday
By Caroline Ho, Arts Editor
This Thursday, look out for the artwork of fellow students, staff, and other members of the Douglas College community at the reception for the Amelia Douglas Gallery’s latest exhibit.
On January 11, the gallery opens its doors again to past present future, a group show featuring the artwork of current students, current employees, and retired employees.
past present future contains work by 31 artists, with most exhibiting one to three of their creations. According to the media advisory, the show will contain a diverse range of styles, including “paintings, drawings, mixed media, photography, ceramics, video installation, and more.”
The exhibit’s opening reception will be held on Thursday at the gallery from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m., with many of the artists in attendance. The reception is free and open to all, and includes refreshments, live music, and a cash bar.
The Amelia Douglas Gallery holds an employee and student exhibit once every several years, with the previous show taking place in 2015. The upcoming exhibit, as suggested by its title, celebrates members of the Douglas community at all stages in their studies and careers, including students who represent the future, whether or not they choose to pursue careers in the arts.
The gallery is located on the fourth floor of Douglas College’s New Westminster Campus and is open from 10 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. on weekdays, and from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, so even if you can’t attend the reception there’s plenty of opportunity to check out the creative talent of students and staff. past present future will be on display until February 24, 2018.