Original works by more than 50 artists from the Hamilton area and across the country will be featured at the eagerly awaited Art Gallery of Hamilton’s annual Spring Art Sale, Thursday, May 3 to Sunday, May 6. The four-day sale showcases exciting new works – paintings, sculpture, glass, pottery and jewelry – by established and emerging artists, who are invited to participate in the Spring Art Sale through a selection process. Admission to the sale is free. The AGH Spring Art Sale is held at the Art Gallery of Hamilton, 123 King Street West, downtown Hamilton. Funds raised from the sale are dedicated to programming activities at the AGH.
�In preparation for our Spring Art Sale, we visited many local and province-wide art fairs and exhibitions,� said Alana Traficante, Manager, AGH Art Rental and Sales. �Art lovers will definitely find the perfect piece of original art for their home, office or that special one-of-a-kind gift.�
Featured artists include: Maria Lucia Amaral, Stephen Brookbank, Amanda Burk, Ian Busher, Pauline Conley, Peer Christensen, Alix Davis, Melissa Doherty (represented by Edward Day Gallery), Norma Dvorsky, Julie Fader, Roisin Fagan (Bespoke Uprising), Lana Filippone, Peter Fischer, Narelle Gibbs, Bailey Govier, Joanne Helman, Richard Herman, Julie Himel, Stewart Jones, Mary Karavos, Darcie Kennedy, Annette Kraft van Ermel, Patrick Lajoie, Magdalena Lesniak, Claire Madill (heyday design), Melanie Mena (Mena Dragonfly), Lesia Mokrycke, Julia Mori, Susan A. Oomen, John Pirker, David Rayfield, Mary Reardon, Anne Renouf, Mara Schiavetto, Stephanie Seagram, David Shepherd, Joanna Strong, Marsha Strycharz, Karen Taylor, Anna Torma, Mary McLorn Valle, Julia Vandepolder, John Visser, Frances Ward, Madeline Ward, Graham Ward, and Michael Zarowsky, among others.
On Thursday, May 3 at 7 pm, the Opening Night of the Spring Art Sale, prospective art sale buyers will be able to enjoy a live performance by local singer-songwriter Julie Fader. On Friday, November 4 at 7 pm, they can listen to a vinyl-only set by DJ Devon Craig. A cash bar is available each night.
On Saturday, May 5 and Sunday, May 6, the Art Gallery of Hamilton is a stop on Doors Open, the annual celebration of architectural and cultural sites. Doors Open visitors to the AGH are invited to drop by the Spring Art Sale.
AGH Spring Art Sale Hours:
Thursday, May 3: 11 am to 9 pm
Friday, May 4: 11 am to 9 pm
Saturday, May 5: 12 noon to 5 pm
Sunday, May 6: 12 noon to 5 pm
For more information about the Art Gallery of Hamilton Spring Art Sale and to view a selection of works available for purchase, please visit www.artgalleryofhamilton.com.