CURRENT PAINTER8 ART EXHIBITION:
Where: @ Galerie Cité at La Cite Francophone
8627 Rue Marie-Anne GABOURy, EDMONTON t6C 3N1
When: Sept 26, 2019 - Jan 11, 2020
NOW EXTENDED uNTIL Feb 29, 2020
(except Statutory Holidays)
On behalf of City Council, welcome to Invisible by PAINTER8.
Painting is an immensely powerful medium for storytelling and developing empathy—and artistic interpretations of mental illness and stigma can foster important conversations around mental health. Artworks such as those displayed in this exhibit can help us talk to each other about our experiences and make something that is often “invisible” become more visible.
I thank the organizers, volunteers and sponsors of the Invisible exhibition. Your commitment to starting mental health conversations through artwork helps reduce the stigma surrounding mental health concerns by shining a light on issues that affect all of us. This exhibit, showcasing artists from throughout Canada, also enhances our thriving arts and cultural community.
Best wishes for a wonderful opening reception!