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Nature Preserve: Paintings with video installation, Liam O'Sullivan Exhibition


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Xchanges Artists' Gallery and Studios

Victoria, BC

Directions: Just before Bay street, behind Gregg's Furniture off Government Street.



Offered in English.

This space is not wheelchair accessible - there are 2 flights of stairs.


Liam O'Sullivan is experimenting with humor and absurdism, the artist uses the metaphor of a nature preserve to re-naturalize creativity through paintings and video installation. This invites the viewer to re-imagine its interpretation. A Non- Social Opening reception is on Oct 16, 7pm and the exhibit runs through each weekend until November 1st.

In addition to the self-guided tour, visitors may also review images and video of the artist online at our website link below.

Visiting the Gallery

Exhibition Dates: Friday, October 16 - Sunday, Nov 1, 2020

Weekends Only: Sat/Sun: 11am-4pm

Please note that we have implemented a Covid-19 Plan for visitors to Xchanges Gallery and Studios starting in September 2020:

*Visitors will enter the facility through the west gate and proceed east down the balcony to the Gallery doors.

*If the weather permits, windows and doors will remain open to allow for more ventilation.

*The capacity limit for the Gallery exhibition is 4 Visitors plus the sitting artist.

*Visitors will be required to sanitize their hands at the sanitizing station and will be required to provide a name/phone number for contact tracing purposes. This list will be destroyed after a suitable time frame.

*Visitors and the sitting artist(s) will be required to stay a minimum of 2 meters apart from each other.

*Masks are highly recommended and Xchanges will have non-medical masks available, however at this point they are not mandatory. This may change with changing Provincial health guidelines.

*Visitors may still control their own flow in the Gallery if they maintain social distance requirements.

*Visitors will leave Xchanges via the Gallery door (it will be a two-way door) and will exit down the east gate. As the Gallery door has windows, it is easy for *Visitors to see and control their position around other people.


Xchanges Artists' Gallery and Studios

About Xchanges

Xchanges was founded as an artist-run centre in 1967. As a non-profit charity Xchanges is committed to being of service to the greater community through its artistic and gallery goals, developing its people and supporting creativity. Xchanges provides affordable studio space to artists, monthly exhibitions and offers weekly online and in-person life drawing, portrait drawing and other workshops.


Xchanges Artists' Gallery and Studios


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