Past Shows


Shout Out

Elaine Hunter | Raghavendra Rao | Olive Leung

April 24 - June 8

Shout Out, the annual exhibition of work by emerging visual artists showcases the work of three artists starting their careers in B. C.

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How Art You

Sonja Kobrehel

January 16 to March 2

Sonja Kobrehel’s paintings reflect an appreciation and curiosity about the many places and cultures she has encountered.

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Irrational Fear of Confined Spaces

Melissa Mercier

December 5 to January 12

A photographic study of claustrophobia by Melissa Mercier.

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Looking for You

Anne Walk

November 7 to December 1

Based on a journal found on the street, artist Anne Walk reconstructs the identity of an unknown diarist.

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Prints

Leonard Cohen

September 26 to November 3

Best known for his poetic words and music, this show by famed Canadian troubadour Leonard Cohen features a collection of his self-portraits and other illustrations.

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Survival Games

Jody MacDonald

September 5 to 22

Vancouver artist Jody MacDonald explores social hierarchy by referencing survival games.

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Dayton Boots Adverts

Dayton Boots

August 7 to 19
Wednesday through Saturday
1-5pm

To compliment our presentation of Good Timber - Songs & Stories of the Western Logger, Dayton Boots have provided the Firehall with a number of their advert posters from over the years to exhibit in the lobby gallery.

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Take the picture you imagination sees

"Tarzan" Dan Freeman

July 5 to 31, 2012

Best known for his Canadian radio and tv persona "Tarzan" Dan, Dan Freeman has recently carved a niche for himself behind the lens with his images. Dan began his career by taking audition photos of his wife, a professional dancer which grew into bigger ideas and concepts and led to being published and commissioned internationally.

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Excavation/Elevation

Under Construction: Vancouver/Hong Kong

Susan Gransby

March 7 to April 28

Printmaker Susan Gransby has created this multimedia work rooted in the interconnected cultures of Vancouver and Hong Kong. Presented as two series of collages and prints, this exhibition reflects on the outward transformations of these two dynamic cities.

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Little Tokyo in the Industrial Playground

Jeremy Isao Speier

May 2 to June 16

Interested in the industrial nature of the neighbourhood he works in, Speier’s practice is about the urban geographical vernacular of recycling and salvaging found objects and materials for reuse and repurpose in his work. Working with these found fragments and objects and utilizing obsolete technology of the 1970s and 1980s to reconfigure parts and motors, Speier has created hand-made and self-made technologies speaking to the transformation of a Vancouver industrial area.

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