New Exhibition Pollinators at ARTspace

Five local artists banded together to create a thoughtful, visually engaging exhibition with ecology and environmental issues at its roots. Pollinators is on view now at ARTspace, 165 1/2 King Street West, Chatham, ON.

Local artists Kelly Anderson, Tavis Lea, Irene MacCreadie, Andrea Nickerson, and Heather Tulloch began the project with a shared sensitivity to the environment. Celebrating the joys of the natural world mixed with anxieties over climate concerns, this group of artists takes an organic approach to creating. Favouring questions over answers and visual poetry over statements, these artists present artworks open to possibility and pleasure - without turning their backs on the challenging realities that confront society globally.

Kelly Anderson is a local artist and teacher from Chatham-Kent who received her Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Western Ontario. Tavis Lea is a graduate of the University of Windsor’s Master of Fine Arts program. He shares an art studio in Tilbury with Andrea Nickerson, who relocated from Thunder Bay, where she studied fine art at Lakehead University and has worked in organic agriculture and horticulture. Irene MacCreadie is also a graduate of Windsor’s Fine Art program. Heather Tulloch holds a Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Design from Nova Scotia College of Art and Design.

Everyone is welcome to this free family exhibition. Take advantage of this opportunity to support your local art scene and experience the vibrant artistic community in Chatham-Kent.

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We look forward to seeing you!

Media Contact:

Phil Vanderwall
Gallery Curator
Municipality of Chatham-Kent