Westland Gallery in Wortley Village is website hosting two distinct exhibitions this month, one that includes a sports activities photographer and the opposite a panorama artist.
Tom Szczerbowski has labored as a contract photographer for 15 years essentially protecting sports activities occasions for Getty Pictures and USA As of late. The showcase, Tom Szczerbowski: Canadian Sports activities Pictures, comprises 20 pictures throughout a wide spectrum of carrying occasions, together with baseball, basketball, hockey, football, soccer, snowboarding and MMA. The Toronto Blue Jays, Raptors and Maple Leafs are all represented.
“On this exhibition we get a somewhat uncommon alternative to convey the worlds of artwork and sports activities in combination,” stated Danielle Hoevenaars, the gallery’s affiliate director.
“Tom has been an artist since formative years, transferring from drawing to the digital camera and graphic design thru his occupation, however at all times maintaining the ingenious and original means that designates an artist.
“Tom acknowledges the easiest second, the easiest perspective. Quite than paint or clay, the digital camera is the car for Szczerbowski to seize his topic; the joy, the talent and the emotion.”
Angie Fast: Results of Extra Crying at the Panorama is a sequence of 18 art work depicting mossy inexperienced fields and grey-blue skies with large clouds.
“Fast’s art work stretch a ways around the gallery partitions on canvas as much as six ft extensive in order that you are feeling as though you’ll be able to stroll proper out of the gallery and into the panorama and stand below those large puffy clouds underneath large blue-grey skies,” stated Hoevenaars.
“And whilst the art work are stuffed with glaring brushstrokes, they’re additionally very actual representations of climate and of sunshine. Fast creates those works to constitute an unreal, dreamlike reminiscence of pristine and untouched land. They remind us of the historical past of our panorama in spite of the present local weather disaster.”
Each shows are on till June 15 with a gap reception Saturday at 2 p.m., Szczerbowski’s within the higher gallery and Fast’s within the decrease gallery.
IF YOU GO
What: Angie Fast: Results of Extra Crying at the Panorama and Tom Szczerbowski: Canadian Sports activities Pictures.
When: Till June 15 with opening reception Saturday at 2 p.m. Fast shall be attending.
The place: Westland Gallery, 156 Wortley Rd. at Bruce Boulevard