Author Archives: Sylwia

Mad Pride 2019 | Mad Honey

As part of the international Mad Pride movement, Gallery Gachet celebrates mental diversity and confronts stigma with our annual Mad Pride exhibition. Mad Pride rejects the inference of illness and disorder, reclaiming the term mad. We recognize our “dangerous gifts” by opening creative critical conversations about diagnosis, medication, and psychiatry.

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Reclaiming our Roots

Indigenous Women Artists Collective Exhibition runs: Apr 5th – May 25th, 2019 Opening night: Friday, Apr 5th, 6–9pm Reclaiming our Roots is a show about tradition and the contemporary development of Indigenous practices as working Indigenous women artists with evolving creative practices.

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The Capilano Review Launch

We’re celebrating the launch of our Winter 2019 Issue! Join us from 7-9PM on Saturday, March 16th at Gallery Gachet for snacks and readings while surrounded by feature artist Riisa Gundesen’s solo exhibition Intrusive Thoughts. We’ll also have issues for sale and we might even give away a subscription or two. Plus—it’s your LAST CHANCE to […]

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Poets of Gachet

Collective submission #8Friday, March 1st, at 6.30pm An evening of poetry by Gallery Gachet community members.

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Intrusive Thoughts: Self-Portraits by Riisa Gundesen

Opening Reception: Friday, January 25th from 6.00-9.00pm Intrusive Thoughts is a solo exhibition featuring self-portraits by Riisa Gundesen. This exhibition explores feminine representation, the abject, and mental health. In the context of Riisa’s work, the abject denies the viewer the anticipated pleasure of looking at the feminine body by showing mental and bodily functions that […]

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Gallery Gachet Closed

Gallery Gachet will be closed from December 23rd, 2018 to January 6th, 2019. We wish you a happy winter solstice and holidays!

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Out of Maelstrom

Saturday, November 17th to Saturday, December 22nd, 2018 Join us for the opening reception with live music from Haisla with Nasty, Brutish and Short on Saturday, November 17th from 6-9PM. The 2018 Gallery Gachet annual members’ exhibition features new work from thirteen gallery artists responding to the theme: Out of Maelstrom. Emerging and resurfacing from turbulence, chaos, or confusion, Out of Maelstrom reflects on systems of support, resilience, […]

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Open House

Official Grand Opening of the new Gallery Gachet + WePress Space Sunday, October 28, 2018 from 1 to 4 pm It’s been just under a year since Gallery Gachet+WePress opened their doors at the new space on the ground floor of the Beacon Hotel at 9 West Hastings Street. Now that we’re getting settled in, […]

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Meet the Artist

Thursday, October 25th, 6–8 pm A casual afternoon of art and conversation at Gallery Gachet Join the Oppenheimer Park artists for a casual evening of art and conversation at Gallery Gachet. Artists will share their inspiration and insights behind this year’s exhibition, entitled what these trees have seen. All are welcome and admission is free.

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Bruce Ray | Book Launch

Come join author and artist Bruce Ray for the launch of his new book I Threw a Brick Through a Window Saturday, September 22nd from 4 to 6 pm, Gallery Gachet

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