Meet the Artist! Quinn Smallboy Closing Reception
In-personIndigenous Sculpture & installation Visual arts History & heritage Truth and Reconciliation
Date and time
Dundas Valley School of Art (Hamilton)
21 Ogilvie Street
Offered in English.
Wheelchair accessible and has gender-neutral washrooms.
MEET THE ARTIST - CLOSING RECEPTION
Saturday, September 30th, 2:30-4:30pm
Meet the artist, Quinn Smallboy, at the closing reception for his solo show at Dundas Valley School of Art!
No registration necessary for closing reception. Light refreshments.
Quinn Smallboy, a member of the Moose Cree First Nation, creates work that focuses on iconic symbols and objects of indigenous culture, such as handheld drums, dream catchers and bead work. His reinterpretation of both the traditional drum form and the practice of weaving, explores Quinn’s artist practice of what it means to be a contemporary, Indigenous artist.
Show dates: Thursday, August 31 – Sunday, October 1, 2023
Saturday: September 30th, 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Course Code: 2A103 *NEW* Handdrum Frame Weavings: All Ages
Coinciding with Quinn Smallboy’s DVSA Gallery Exhibition, in this free artist talk and workshop you’ll learn how to create a visual story by looping and intertwining string within the frame of a handdrum, reminiscent of “cat’s cradle” string hand games. This reinterpretation of both the traditional drum form and the practice of weaving explores Quinn’s artist practice of what it means to be a contemporary, Indigenous artist.
FREE Advanced registration is required. Children 12 and under must be accompanied by a parent/caregiver. Participants must be registered in order to create a drum.
- Dundas Valley School of Art dvsa.ca
Dundas Valley School of Art
Dundas Valley School of Art (DVSA) is recognized as a leader in fostering change, growth and transformation in communities through the visual arts
DVSA nurtures and supports creativity in the visual arts for learners of all ages and abilities by:
-Offering studio instruction on-site and online,
-Developing and delivering programs that provide free art experiences (instruction, education, participation) to members of communities who may be marginalized due to any barriers including financial, physical, intellectual or social limitations,
-Providing professional advice and support to organizations regionally, provincially and nationally, and
-Championing artists through opportunities for learning, teaching, exhibiting and selling their work, and enabling a creative and supportive community.