"By a Thread" -- members show & make-art project
"The Blues Project" -- exhibit by textile artist Jo Swallow
OneTribe -- youth screen printing display

               6 pm:   youth screen printing display / "By a Thread"  make-art project
7 pm:  reception and opening remarks

We are working hard with our colleagues at the Comox Valley Art Gallery to install the largest members show in recent memory. (We received more than 100 submissions for "By a Thread", a group show for members of CVAG and CVCAC.)

At the same time textile artist Jo Swallow is installing her exhibit "The Blues Project",  three independent artists are setting up a make-art project connected to the theme "By a Thread", and participants at OneTribe Youth Art Design and Screen Printing are gearing up for a display on the CVAG plaza Friday evening.

"The Blues Project" and "By a Thread" exhibits will run from Sept. 27 to Nov. 1. During this time there will be several opportunities for public engagement, including:

Weaving Demonstration with textile artist Jo Swallow on Fridays and Saturdays fromnoon to 1 pm, starting Sept. 27 and concluding Nov. 1.

Performance "Leaves of Time" with multidisciplinary artist Medwyn McConachy on Fridays and Saturdays from noon to 1 pm, starting Sept. 27 and concluding Nov. 1.

By a Thread community make art project with artists Sarah Bergeron, Fiona Thomson and Lukas Roy. Everyone is invited to participate in this art making collaboration. Materials will be provided on site, and works will be displayed in the George Sawchuk gallery for the duration of the exhibit.

For more details on the opening reception or the exhibits, see the press release.