ARTIST TALK: A Moment in Time: Samantha Dickie

Sun. October 17th Victoria Arts Council By Donation

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ARTIST TALK: A Moment in Time: Samantha Dickie

An intimate artist talk from renowned ceramics artist Samantha Dickie.
Event can be attended in person In-Person Event
Sun. October 17th Victoria Arts Council (All Ages)
3:00pm - 4:00pm  Doors at: 12:00pm By Donation

Event Description

Join us at the Victoria Arts Council's main gallery for an intimate artist talk from renowned ceramics artist Samantha Dickie. Samantha will be discussing the concepts and processes that went into creating "A Moment in Time," her solo exhibition currently on display at our main gallery in Old Town.

Incorporating brand new and recent sculptural approaches to ceramics, Dickie’s work confronts the viewers comprehension of the handmade through mass production while asking us to consider simple yet profound dualities within the relationship of form to space: emptiness to fullness; constraint to freedom; containment to spaciousness; and subtlety to disparity.

Using thousands of ceramic components, Dickie will install four unique works never before exhibited in Victoria. This includes a site-specific response to the VAC “Vault” project room that will mimic a stratospheric excavation.

Samantha Dickie is a Vancouver Island based ceramic artist, focused on creating both minimalist abstract sculpture, and multi-component works for architectural-scale installation and public exhibition. Following a Bachelor of Arts degree from Trent University, she completed a Diploma in Ceramics from the Kootenay School of the Arts. Over the past 18 years, her practice includes attending various residencies in Canada and abroad; receiving national and provincial grants to create large-scale conceptual projects for exhibition in public galleries across Canada, as well as teaching workshops and presenting at provincial conferences. Her work can be found in permanent collections in Victoria BC, Nanaimo BC, Burlington ONT, and Boston MA.

The Victoria Arts Council has connected artists with audiences since 1968. We thank our community sponsor of this exhibit: Madrona Gallery, as well as the BC Arts Council, CRD Arts & Culture, the Province of British Columbia, and our dedicated membership.

{COVID Protocols in place, please bring a mask; maximum capacity of 40 attendees}

Artists

Samantha Dickie
from Victoria BC
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Event Poster

ARTIST TALK: A Moment in Time: Samantha Dickie @ Victoria Arts Council Oct 17 2021 - Oct 15th @ Victoria Arts Council

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