September 21 – October 13, 2019
Opening Reception: Saturday, September 21 at 1pm
Each year the AGN hosts a vibrant juried exhibition showcasing a wide variety of artists and art works from across the region and beyond.
This fall we celebrate our 41st Juried Exhibition offering participating artists both exposure to the Northumberland County community, as well as an opportunity to meet fellow artists, encourage activity in the visual arts and most importantly support artists.
Kyle Stewart: First Prize Juror’s Choice Award
Loretta Kaltenhauser: Second Prize Juror’s Choice Award
Charles Funnell: People’s Choice Award
Bob “Omar” Tumnoch
James Robert McLeod
Carol Anne Bell-Smith
Helen van Poorten
Teresa van Neste
Christine Boyanoski is an independent curator, writer and educator based in Toronto. Formerly a curator of Canadian art at the Art Gallery of Ontario, she has organized many exhibitions and has published extensively in the field of Canadian art. Christine received a PhD from the University of London in 2002 and is working on a book based on her doctoral research. Most recently, she curated an exhibition entitled Water Works for the Art Gallery of Hamilton in 2018. Christine is currently teaching at OCAD University and is an active board member of the Queen West Art Crawl, an annual arts festival that takes place in September in Trinity Bellwoods Park. She has been a juror for annual shows of the Canadian Society of Painters in Water Colour, Beaux-Arts Brampton and the Art Gallery of Peel.
Stephen Bulger engaged in photography as a hobby throughout his youth. Eventually studying at Ryerson University’s School of Image Arts, he became interested in the history of photography and began organizing exhibitions. He was asked to be the founding director of the Ryerson Gallery where he sat on the exhibition review committee and managed over thirty exhibitions. After graduating from Ryerson in 1991, he worked in the photography department of the Ontario College of Art and began working on the idea of opening a gallery of his own. While employed as a Technician at the Ontario College of Art and Design, he opened the Stephen Bulger Gallery, Toronto. Since that time he has curated over 200 exhibitions; been the representative for numerous Canadian and international photographers; published catalogues and books; and has participated in many North American and European art fairs. He is a Member of the Advisory Board for the Ryerson Image Centre, Toronto; and he has served as: President of the Board for the Association of International Photography Art Dealers (AIPAD), Washington, D.C.; Member of the Board of the Canadian Cultural Property Review Board; and Chair of the Advisory Board for the Ryerson Image Centre, Toronto. He is also the instigator and co-founder of CONTACT, Toronto’s photography festival.
Anne Cavanagh studied visual art in the United States, France and England. Atthe post-secondary level, she combined her love of art and science, obtaining a Bachelor of Art with a concentration in Pre-Medical Illustration (2004). Cavanagh has participated in a large selection of exhibits, most recently Peripheral Visions at Agnes Jamieson Gallery, Minden, Ontario (2019). Past awards and grants include scholarship to attend an Undergraduate Drawing Master Class, New York Academy of Art (New York City, NY, USA, 2017),publication in Strokes of Genius 7: The Best of Drawing (North Light Books, 2015),the Ontario Arts Council Artist in Education Grant (2007)and the Prisma Colour Illustration Award (2004). Anne currently volunteers as the Ontario Society of Artists Eastern Hub Director. Her work has been commissioned and is collected around the world.