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Call for Board of Directors

Hamilton Artists Inc. is committed to the presentation of contemporary art and related practices. The Inc. facilitates critical dialogue surrounding issues in contemporary art through exhibitions, publications performances and public events. The Inc. actively engages in community arts programming and educational initiatives that represent the breadth and depth of cultural life in our city and beyond. The Inc. is dedicated...

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SWARM: Annual Members Exhibition & Annual General Meeting

SWARM : Annual Members Exhibition November 26, 2016 – January 14, 2017 Drop Off : Wednesday, November 16th – Saturday, November 19th, 2016 during regular gallery hours. (Wed – Sat 12:00 – 5:00 pm / Fri 12:00 – 6:00 pm ) Please note that any works submitted after these dates cannot be accepted. Opening Reception : November 26th, 7:30 -11:00...

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New in 2015: Free Tours of Exhibitions Every Saturday

New in 2015, Hamilton Artist Inc is providing free staff-led tours of the current exhibitions in our Gallery every Saturday* at 2:00pm! Come by The Inc. for engaging and informative tours of our latest exhibitions. Please visit the exhibitions section of our website to see whats on: http://www.theinc.ca/exhibition/past-current-upcoming/ Above Image: McMaster Student Interns, Ailish Corbett and Kirby Tobin, leading a...

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ArcelorMittal Dofasco Courtyard

For Immediate Release: As the Hamilton Artists Inc. enters it fortieth year of operation we are pleased to announce support from ArcelorMittal Dofasco for the first phase of our Community Courtyard Green Space project.The grant funds will be used to renovate the Inc.’s courtyard for a scheduled completion date of Spring/Summer of 2015. We sincerely thank ArcelorMittal for their generous...

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Hello from co-op student Natalie Bilal!

Every time I think about artists and what drives people to connect with visual culture, I think about one of my favorite artist statements, “Years ago, I had the idea to sit and think up many new ideas. Nowadays a myriad of ideas just rattle around inside my brain like seeds. Because of this, I have a distinct maraca-like sound...

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1st Annual Beerfest!

Beerfest Saturday, May 24th 3 pm - 9 pm Join us for our 1st Annual Beerfest! The gallery will be transformed into a “beer garden” for an afternoon and evening of beer tasting and food. Beerfest will be the first event of its kind at our gallery. This year it will be held indoors with plans to extend the event...

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CALLING ALL ARTISTS: 2nd Annual Inc. Squared Fundraiser

CALLING ALL ARTISTS! The Special Events and Merchandising Committee presents Hamilton Artists Inc.'s 2nd annual Inc. Squared Fundraiser Saturday, April 5th, 2014 We are asking our members to participate by creating and donating a work of art and/or a chotskie for auction with all proceeds going towards Inc. programming. Beginning tonight (during February's Art Crawl) 12" x 12" boards are...

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[becoming] The Logic of Memory: Corinne Duchesne, Peter Horvath and Anna Torma

Image: Corinne Duchesne, Sybil , 2013. Mixed media drawing on mylar. [becoming] The Logic of Memory Corinne Duchesne, Peter Horvath, Anna Torma January 23 – March 1, 2014 Opening reception: Thursday, January 23, 7:00 – 9:30pm Art Crawl: Friday, February 14, 7:00 – 11:00pm To paraphrase Deleuze, we can only function in the present, but we are always in motion...

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CRAFT MART* Nov 8 & 9

Friday November 8, 6pm to 11 pm (Art Crawl) Saturday November 9, 11 am to 7 pm Craft Mart* is a carefully curated pop-up craft and design market bringing together the works of talented and unique crafters and designers. Please join us on the 8th and 9th for a terrific selection of Jewellery, Paper & Prints, Ceramics, Toys, Clothing, and...

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Open Streets: Love your artist-run centre

One of our awesome volunteers, Luther helping out During Open Streets on James St. North this past Sunday, June 23, the Inc. asked the community to share with us why artist-run centres (such as the Inc. , Centre 3 , and Factory Media Centre ) are an important part of the arts community and why they "love" them. The responses...

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MEMBERS JUNE SHOW - Mexico ii, Beverly Healey & Christopher Healey

Mexico ii Beverly Healey & Christopher Healey June 13 to July 6, 2013 Reception Thursday June 13, 7:00 to 9:30pm Exhibition Statement Two generations of Canadian artists, mother and son, present two different visions of the same place. As tourists from outside of the culture, this is not really Mexico but rather alternate versions of Mexico framed within particular contemporary...

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Members May Show: ARTISTS TALK, Saturday June 8

ARTISTS TALK Saturday June 8 at 2 pm Stunt Double Leslie Furness and Andrew McPhail Andrew McPhail Andrew McPhail is a Canadian visual artist. He was born in Calgary, Alberta, in 1961 and studied at York University where he received his MFA in 1987. Living in Toronto in the 1980's and 90's his work focused primarily on drawing, often with...

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James Gallery Exhibition: figures by Tanja Groos, Maureen Paxton, Linda Towart

figuring Tanja Groos, Maureen Paxton, Linda Towart April 11 to May 4, 2013 Opening Reception, Thursday April 11, 7 to 9:30 pm Artcrawl Friday April 12, 7 to 11 pm Tanja Groos I ask a lot of questions. My work is the embodiment of my hungry curiosity. My works are open ended conversations of figures in active spaces. Viewers are...

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FEAST hamilton . Call for Artists Projects

FEAST hamilton is a new community micro-funding event and is looking for Artists Project Proposals. FEAST (Funding Engaging Actions and Sustainable Tactics) is a series of community dinners and micro-funding events that bring people together with the aim of supporting local projects through funds raised at each FEAST event. In exchange for dinner (Thursday, April 25) and a ballot, attendees...

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January in the James St North Gallery - Teal Booth & Steve Newberry

Teal Booth and Steve Newberry January 10 - February 3, 2013 Reception: Thursday January 10, 7 - 9:30 pm Artcrawl: Friday January 11, 8 – 11pm Teal Booth: Happy Accident Teal can be found absorbing inspiration in and around the community, creating “happy accidents” out of various acts of play. She graduated from McMaster University this past April 2012 combining...

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ANNUAL MEMBERS’ EXHIBITION

Prick by Andrew McPhail. image courteous of the artist Annual Members Show NOV. 8 - DEC. 16, 2012 Thursday Nov. 8, 2012 - 7 to 9:30pm We are pleased to present our annual group show of over 100 works by our talented members. In this years exhibition, both gallery spaces have been filled with sculpture, painting, drawing, and prints. Opening...

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Hello Hamilton Artists Inc. friends and community from new Administrative Director Andrea Carvalho

Andrea already hard at work! Friends, family, and art community, I want to say hello and formally introduce myself as your new Administrative Director. I'm very happy to return to Hamilton where I first became a part of this community through the Inc. Please stop by the gallery and say hello!

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In the James St. N. Members Gallery, LIKE A ROLLING STONE: Paul Lattanzi, David Lattanzi & David McEachern

October 11 - November 4, 2012 Opening Reception, Thursday October 11, 7 – 9:30 pm Paul Lattanzi Lattanzi is a self-taught visual artist. His interest in art was triggered, many years ago, by his many artists and musician friends’ dedication to art. A great admirer of their work, Paul was inspired to try his hand at creating art. Recently, he...

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New hours for The Inc

Starting May 3rd, 2012, Hamilton Artists Inc will be open Sundays Noon-4pm and will not be open on Tuesdays anymore. We feel we can be more accessible for the community in general by being open all weekend, thus allowing more people to volunteer and get involved.

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Volunteer opportunity: call for gallery sitters

Hamilton Artists Inc. wants YOU to get involved with gallery sitting: we need people to take a shift a week from noon to five in the reception area. Trudy Deys and Waltraut Weingartner volunteer for gallery sitting during their exhibit "The Wonderful World of Colour" Duties include: greeting visitors signing up new members general inquires about the Inc Benefits include...

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Administrative Director update

After much thoughtful consideration, Laura Arseneau has submitted her resignation from the position of Administrative Director of the INC. Her skills, calmness and resolve will be sorely missed by this organization. We all wish her well in future endeavours. The position of Administrative Director will be re-posted publicly in the near future as upcoming funding dates are met, and positional...

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Hamilton Artists Inc. a front page story on The Hamilton Spectator

Almost six months later and the Inc's new facility is still making headlines in our community and the region - this time on the front page of The Hamilton Spectator . In a story by Danielle Wong, our new space is highlighted in the historical context of our organization as a part of Hamilton's cultural fabric. Also underlined is our...

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