Public art exhibition reception for Calamity: A Torrent and a Trickle

Event Date:
Saturday, February 17, 2024, 1:00 pm
Canadian Centre for Climate Change and Adaptation

Creative PEI is excited to host a public gallery reception for "Calamity: A Torrent and a Trickle," a solo exhibition featuring drawings by Climate Artist-in-Residence Lisa Theriault, at the Canadian Centre for Climate Change and Adaptation (CCCCA) on Saturday, February 17, from 1:00 to 3:00 pm

Building upon her existing artworks,Theriault's drawings depict our nuanced emotional reactions to environmental challenges, blending reality with escapism. A standout piece in the exhibition is "The Observation Lab," a drawing installation that has evolved weekly during this two-month exhibition. This artwork depicts an imagined research laboratory, with nods to the research facility that supported Theriault's residency.

Theriault is a visual artist and arts worker based in Brookfield, PEI. She primarily works in drawing, meticulously creating detailed landscapes that are imaginative, playful, and architectural. She holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Mount Allison University and has most notably presented artworks at the Confederation Centre Art Gallery, Galerie Sans Nom, Galerie d’art Louise-et-Reuben-Cohen, and Artch Montréal. Her work has been supported by the Quebec Arts Council and PEI Artist Grants and has been collected by the Confederation Centre Art Gallery, the PEI Art Bank, and in private collections. She has nearly a decade of experience working at galleries, artist-run centres, and other arts organizations, and is deeply invested in her local arts community.

This exhibition is presented in partnership with the CCCCA, curated by Alexis Bulman, and proudly supported by the Government of PEI's Climate Challenge Fund. The gallery at the CCCCA is usually open to the public only on Fridays so this is a great opportunity to check out this wonderful art exhibition!

Hope to see you on Saturday!

Contact Name
Alexis Bulman