May 18th, 2015
Pop Up Gallery summer event
5670 Spring Garden Rd., Halifax, NS, Credit Union Atlantic
Saturday, June 6th, 2015, 1pm to 4pm
Credit Union Atlantic is hosting a Small Business Saturday series on one Saturday per month from May-July. For each event, they will welcome 2-3 local business members and/or Community Partners to set up a temporary pop-up shop outside of their Spring Garden Road branch.
IOTA: Gallery is a pop up shop celebrating fourteen contemporary artists and two Halifax commercial art gallery on Saturday, June 6th, as one of the Credit Union pop-up events. The represented contemporary artists work in various disciplines such as printmaking, performance, painting, text-based, jewelry, and sculpture.
Artworks for each artist will also be available for viewing and pre-purchase leading up to the June 6th event. All works are priced and valued at $300 or below. To see a gallery of artworks for sale and micro-interview with artists released every few days leading up to the pop up event, visit the IOTA: Gallery blog:
IOTA: Gallery Artists: Bruce Barber, Jordan Bennett, Mark Bovey, Sandra Brownlee, Lucie Chan, Amanda Dawn Christie, Cliff Eyland, Craig Leonard, Yorodeo, D’Arcy Wilson, and Kate Ward.
IOTA: featured galleries:
HERMES: presenting artist Barbara Lounder
Studio 21: presenting artists Carly Butler and Jason Holley
IOTA investigates the alternative presentation and production platforms, supporting writing, curatorial research, and cross-disciplinary artworks spanning new media, visual, interactive and performance art. It is an invigorator of unconventional artistic and social practices, and a producer of forward thinking critical discourse. IOTA: Gallery is part of their micro-event series.