An Invitation to An Infiltration Catalogue Launch

On Saturday we launched our latest publication An Invitation to An Infiltration. Contributing artists Holly Ward and Jonathan Middleton came out for the event and Jonathan was signing fictional dedications in the catalogues. The guests eagerly passed around the books to read his interventions.

Upcoming Performance by Jonathan Middleton and Publication Launch

This Saturday, February 19, from 3 to 5 pm the CAG will host a special performance by Jonathan Middleton to celebrate the launch of our latest exhibition catalogue, An Invitation to An Infiltration. Middleton is a Vancouver-based artist and curator, whose practice examines the relationships between language, failure, and the structure of comedy. He is… Read more »

Run to the CAG for your free copy of Portrait!

The CAG is pleased to announce the release of Portrait, the third and final in a series that uses the petit genres of landscape, still life, and portraiture to reflect our recent programming and to frame current tendencies in contemporary art. It includes texts by curator Glenn Alteen, film theorist Lisa Coulthard, art historian Gill… Read more »

Behind the Scenes: Installation of UNDERTHESUN

Roy Arden and the CAG staff have been hard at work getting ready for the opening of Roy’s exhibition UNDERTHESUN tomorrow evening from 6-9pm. Here are some photos of the installation process.

Jan Verwoert and Elizabeth McIntosh Public Conversation

Last Friday night the CAG hosted a public conversation between art historian and critic Jan Verwoert and local artist Elizabeth McIntosh. McIntosh is currently exhibiting a solo show entitled Violet’s Hair at the gallery. The event drew in a huge crowd, filling the gallery to full capacity, and engaged the audience in a dialogue about… Read more »

CAG Announces New Executive Director

Nigel Prince will leave his position as Curator at Ikon Gallery in Birmingham, UK to lead the CAG, directing all its programming and reframing the Gallery’s local, national and international profile. The Gallery’s Board of Directors has sought a candidate with a strong creative vision and one who can continue to propel the CAG onto… Read more »

Violet’s Hair Opening Reception

Last night we opened Elizabeth McIntosh’s new exhibition Violet’s Hair at the CAG. There was a great turnout and there seemed to be a real excitement. Here are some of the pictures. photographs by Melba Dalsin

Auction sketching

Our 22nd Annual Auction on Saturday was a tremendous success, and a fun night. Thank you to all the participating artists, our hardworking volunteers and to our sponsors that helped make it all happen. For those of you that weren’t able to attend the auction in person, here is a sample of a performance that… Read more »

Full House for Pablo Bronstein

Thank you to those who attended last night’s performance, INTERMEZZO by Pablo Bronstein. We had an  incredible turnout.  For those who could not get there, here are some images from the event. photographs by Hannah Hughes

Take the Volunteers bowling, take them bowling….

Last Wednesday night we enjoyed an evening of 5 pin bowling, beer and pizza as a fun way to say thank you to our fantastic volunteers for their invaluable contributions and hardwork. A great time was had by all, judging from what our volunteers had to say: “Who said that people in the arts are… Read more »

A Call To Auction

The excitement is building at the CAG this afternoon as something special has just landed on our desks… As some of you maybe aware Vancouver artist Elizabeth Zvonar has been commissioned to create the special gift for this year’s auction and the first batch has just arrived. Here’s a sneak peak, but of course we can’t… Read more »