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Lisa Matthias Artist talk


Drawing Interdisciplinary Nature & outdoors Printmaking Visual arts
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Vernon, BC



Offered in English.


Lisa Matthias Artist talk with the Vernon Public Art Gallery

Join us via zoom for Lisa Matthias’s Artist Talk on Sept 26th at 6:00 pm PST. The exhibition titled Field Marks was created by artist Lisa Matthias, an interdisciplinary artist based in Edmonton. While her primary focus is on printmaking, she also incorporates photography, drawing, and animation into her practice. Matthias' work revolves around ecological issues, and she derives her imagery from direct observation and the study of nature in various locations.

Field Marks is an exhibition that combines art and ecology. The selection of prints includes both representational images and abstract structures based on magnified plant forms. The abstract images, while derived from microscopic observations, still maintain a connection to observable reality. The cohesive element of the exhibition lies in Matthias' artistic style, characterized by dense mark-making and strong contrast between negative and positive spaces. Field Marks serves as a lyrical intersection of scientific inquiry, artistic interpretation, and expressive mark-making. Matthias will be speaking about her processes and current work with a question period following the talk.



Vernon Public Art Gallery

The Vernon Public Art Gallery is a not-for-profit, charitable organization committed to fostering an appreciation of the visual arts for all members of the community.

The Vernon Public Art Gallery is an important part of cultural tourism in the region, and is a centre for educational and cultural activities in the Okanagan. VPAG presents exhibitions featuring emerging, mid-career and established artists working in a variety of media, including paintings, sculpture, video and installation art. VPAG is the largest public gallery in the North Okanagan and offers approximately 20 exhibitions per year for public viewing. The Gallery also offers an Art Rental Program and Gallery Shop. VPAG delivers programming and events for the community including artist talks, film screenings, workshops, and signature events such as Midsummer’s Eve of the Arts, Riot on the Roof and Art After Dark.


The Vernon Public Art Gallery will broaden its connections within the community and become a critically acclaimed regional art gallery.


The VPAG exists to connect our community to the creative presence and possibilities within the visual arts through its exhibitions and activities. (Revised 2009)


The mandate is five-fold:

• to exhibit, collect and preserve local, regional, national and international art of the highest possible standards;

• to promote visual arts in the broader community;

• to provide information, education, challenge and inspiration in the visual arts;

• to encourage appreciation of and participation in the visual arts; and

• to provide a meeting place, facility and institution for the benefit of the citizens of Greater Vernon.

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