ViewPoint’s September exhibition.

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New Light: Emerging Photographers –  a group guest show

Exhibition Running: September 7 – October 1, 2017
Opening Reception:  
Thursday, September 7, 6 – 8 pm
Artist talk:  Thursday, September 17, 2pm

Viewpoint Gallery seeks to support emerging artists in the community through the New Light series of annual exhibitions. This year’s invited photographers are Michael Clutson, Debbie Currie, Stephen Phillips and James Rapaport.

ViewPoint Gallery

1272 Barrington Street Halifax, Nova ScotiaCanada    B3J 1Y5  902-420-0854
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You’re invited to the opening reception for a Berridge/Simpson collaboration at ViewPoint Gallery. Thurs Aug 3, 6-8 pm.

“Imagined Landscapes”.  A collaborative exhibition of photography and writing.

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 Photography by John Berridge

Poetry by Anne Simpson

Exhibition: August 2 – September 3, 2017
Opening Reception: Thurs, August 3, 6-8pm

Artist’s Talk: Sunday, Aug 13, 2 & 3:30 pm
Open to the public • Free to attend

Artist’s Statement

Photographed in natural light, the images in this exhibit are the result of experimenting with the effects of light filtered through juxtaposed pieces of coloured glass. The resulting abstracts, always a wonderful surprise, are replete with a wide range of colours and their possible shades. –  John Berridge

​The poems of Imagined Landscapes were written specifically for this exhibit. While the photos and poems have their own integrity, rather than illustrating each other, they “speak” in a conversation. The inspiration comes from Buddhist “tonglen” meditation, or sending compassion in each of the four directions. –  Anne Simpson

Viewpoint Gallery/SilverFish Photography Collective “Canada 150” opening reception

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ViewPoint Gallery and The SilverFish Photography Collective from Fredericton, N.B, would like to thank everyone who came to our joint “Canada 150” exhibition reception on July 6 in Halifax. Thank you to Curtis Steele for being there to capture the moments. Photos on ViewPoint’s Facebook page.

Special thanks to organizers Eric Boutilier-Brown, Kathleen Flanagan (ViewPoint) and Peter Gross (SilverFish).

AND the great installation crew: Eric Boutilier-Brown, Angela Creaser (labels as well), Paul Williams, Diane Williams, Madison Bragg and Curtis Steele.

ViewPoint Celebrates Canada 150 opening reception this Thursday, July 6, 6-8pm.

 

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Be sure to stop by ViewPoint Gallery this Thursday, July 6, 6-8pm for the opening reception of our special Canada 150 exhibition, a collaborative group show by the Members and Friends of ViewPoint Gallery and the Silverfish Photography Collective, Fredericton N.B.

Open to all – Free to attend.

Exhibition: July 6 – July 31, 2017
Opening reception: Thursday July 6, 6-8pm

ViewPoint Celebrates Canada 150 is an exhibition of photography featuring work by ViewPoint Gallery Members, Friends of the Galleryand the SilverFish Photography Collective. This gallery-wide exhibition of images by over thirty photographers celebrates all that is Canadian, through the lens of a camera.

ViewPoint Gallery
1272 Barrington St (at Morris), Halifax
902-420-0854

Opening reception this Thursday June 1 for the great NSCC Photography Grad Show. 6 to 8 pm.

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Be sure to stop by ViewPoint Gallery this Thursday, June 1, 6-8pm for the opening reception of the 2017 NSCC Photography Grad Show!

Open to all – Free to attend.

Exhibition: June 1 – July 6, 2017
Opening reception: Thursday June 1, 6-8pm

The 2017 Grad Show is a diverse collection of images put together by the graduating students of the Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC) Photography program. The NSCC Photography students have studied in various areas of photography, including portraiture, architecture, product, advertising, and editorial. Students also specialize in other areas of photography, such as boudoir, sports, landscape, weddings and fashion. They bring their own unique experiences and keen eye to each image they create.

Students and faculty will be present at the exhibit’s opening reception on Thursday, June 1 from 6-8pm to discuss their work. We hope you will join us!

ViewPoint Gallery
1272 Barrington St (at Morris), Halifax
902-420-0854

Opening reception for “Áilleacht Nádúrtha” (Irish for Beauty Unadorned) by Eric Boutilier-Brown this Thursday, May 4, 6-9pm.

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Opening reception for “Áilleacht Nádúrtha” (Irish for Beauty Unadorned) by Eric Boutilier-Brown this Thursday, May 4, 6-9pm. Be sure to join us!

Exhibition: May 4 – May 28, 2017
Opening Reception: Thursday, May 4, 6-9pm
Artist’s Talk: Sunday, May 12th, 2pm

As Eric describes the exhibit:

Eric Boutilier-Brown’s newest exhibition presents photographs of the Nude set within the haunting ruins and rich landscapes of Ireland. The show’s images are all centered upon Ingrid, who’s worked with Boutilier-Brown since 1998, and who accompanied him to Ireland in 2016 to create a body of work marking his 30th year of photography.

The exhibition features images drawn from that project; 12 selected by the photographer, and 12 selected by the model, Ingrid.
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Open to all • Free to attend

ViewPoint Gallery, 1272 Barrington St. (at Morris), Halifax.
902-420-0854.

ViewPoint’s Third Thursday Series: April 20, 7pm.

The Ethics of Photographic Practice

Who gets to speak for or about others with photographs?

The ethical issues (awareness, intent, consent etc.)  provoked by this question have implications for anyone who does photographic work with people – academic, domestic,  street,  documentary, commercial, journalistic, portraiture, travel and so on. Phillip Joy and David Neilsen will initiate our discussion of these issues through brief overviews of the ethical considerations of their photographic work with people in academic and artistic contexts.

This promises to be a lively evening. Hope you’ll join us.

Phillip Joy is a photographic artist and PhD student in Human Nutrition at Dalhousie University.

David Neilsen is a musical sound artist and Research Master of Arts graduate of Mount Saint Vincent University.

Open to all • Free to attend

ViewPoint Gallery, 1272 Barrington St. (at Morris), Halifax.
902-420-0854.