“SEURAT AND FRIENDS”

November 22, 2014–January 10, 2015
Opening Friday, November 21, 8PM

MATT BROWNING lives and works on Vashon Island, WA. His work concerns time, latency, and the selective and hierarchical valuations of human activity. Browning studied Fiber Arts at the University of Washington and has exhibited in the US and Canada. Recent exhibitions include the University of Washington, Frye Art Museum, and Western Bridge, Seattle. In addition to his sculpture-based practice, Browning teaches material studies and art history to non-traditional adult learners through the organization Path With Art.

JORDY HAMILTON completed an MFA at the University of British Columbia in 2011. In 2012 he was a finalist in the RBC Painting Competition and in the Contemporary Art Society of Vancouver’s inaugural emerging artist’s prize. Although he primarily works in painting, he maintains a multifaceted approach to art making, at times producing sculpture, film, photography and installation. Recent bodies of work have developed around themes such as language, time, work, craft, desire and escape. He lives and works in Vancouver.

Born in South Korea, GYUN HUR moved to the United States at the age of thirteen. She completed her BFA at the University of Georgia and her MFA at the Savannah College of Art and Design. Hur has performed and exhibited works in Atlanta, New York City, Chicago, Seattle, Hong Kong and Turkey. Her work employs menial processes of making and transforming materials, constructing visual landscapes that evoke a sense of labour, loss, and memory. She is currently based in Hong Kong.

Artspeak is a non-profit artist run centre established in 1986. We present contemporary practices, publications, talks and events that encourage a dialogue between visual art and writing. Artspeak actively contributes to cultural communities through our commitment to artists producing challenging, innovative work in diverse media, our affiliation with like-minded organizations, and the public interest we generate in contemporary art.

Tuesday–Saturday, 12–5pm

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