Artists on Elgin announces that their exhibit for the month of May will comprise of the work of textile artist, Gillian Schultze in her inaugural solo exhibition titled ‘Get Off Your Chair!’. The opening reception will be held on Saturday May 5, from 12 pm-4 pm.
Drawing on images from nature, Gillian encourages the public to go outdoors with images of wild mushrooms, birds, and butterflies, as well as the spirited and aw-inspiring beauty of Georgian Bay, French River, and Killarney.
She has used fabric, thread, paint, and dyes to create brightly coloured depictions of her favourite places and details in Northern Ontario. Some pieces have also been creatively crafted and reproduced to upholster a variety of chairs, which will also be featured in the show. The images on the chairs are an invitation to get outside and experience the majesty of Mother Nature.
Artists on Elgin encourages and welcomes the public to an opening reception which will include free handmade gifts crafted by Gillian for the first 50 guests! The exhibit will run from May 1-31.
Artists on Elgin is located at 168 Elgin Street, and is open Monday to Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.