In October, the AGGV’s Art Rental and Sales Program hosted a packed room of art enthusiasts and patrons, keen to hear the program’s long-standing artists – Adam Noonan and Linda Mercer – speak at the opening of “Let Us Take You There”.
Sandhu Singh has been a long-time friend of the Art Rental and Sales Program at the AGGV, and this collaboration was celebrated at the opening of his exhibition at the Massey Sales Gallery in early April.
So many of us have great stories of falling in love with art. Within those happy stories are also stories of not feeling good enough, of facing insecurities and fears and doing the inner work in order to be their best creative self. It’s so amazing to share these stories. I believe that we grow through sharing our stories. We have much more in common with each other than we had realized! – Karen Cooper, AGGV Art Rental & Sales Consultant
Fort Street might just be our new favourite street, and we are attached to it in more ways than meets Moss (ha!). If you missed the joke, Fort Street runs perpendicular to the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria’s physical address, 1040 Moss Street. It has been the entrance to the annual TD Art Gallery Paint-In […]
In February, the month of love, the Art Rental and Sales department hosted its own one-of-a-kind love-in to acknowledge the unique artist couples from the program. It was a great turn-out, as friends, supporters and other art lovers basked in the warmth of affection emanating from the artists. Work was shown by Adam Noonan and […]
BY SHARON WARREN, GALLERY ASSOCIATE. When I ﬁrst visited the Pop Up Shop to collect information for this article I was lucky to meet several AGGV people closely involved in the initiative: Karen Cooper, Art Rental & Sales Consultant; John Manson, Retail Coordinator with the Gallery Shop; and Andrea Walker Collins, Gallery Enterprise Supervisor; plus […]
We’ve partnered up with our friends from Nourish Kitchen & Cafe to help launch their newest addition – an upstairs wine bar open on Friday and Saturday evenings! In addition to delicious and beautifully plated food, now you can add ‘dynamic fine art destination’ to the ever-growing list of reasons to visit this historical house […]
Pictured: Adelle Andrew | Over the Edge | undated | acrylic on canvas | 30 x 30 cm | 2015 “Adelle was a fixture at the TD Moss Street Paint-In. In her oversized red sunhat and her boldly coloured painter’s smock, she drew a crowd and had a loyal following of collectors. Her early paintings highly detailed […]