Post Archive for November 2018

Eastside Culture Crawl

Fidelis was open Friday and Saturday during the Eastside Culture Crawl. It was great meeting so many new people. Special thanks to my daughter Sara who hung with me throughout the two days.

Photography on display by Merle (and Sara) Somerville and Gerry Giroux.

Adad Hannah – New Arrangements, Equinox Gallery

Adad Hannah was born in New York and raised in Israel, England, and Vancouver. He received his BFA from the Emily Carr University of Art + Design, Vancouver, and was awarded his MFA and PhD from Concordia University, Montreal. For over a decade, Hannah has been exploring the ways that the mediums of video and photography can be used to explore ideas around performance, temporality, and the indexical quality of photography.

Hannah has exhibited widely across Canada and internationally, including exhibitions at the Samsung LEEUM Museum, Seoul; Prague Biennial; Museo de Bellas Artes, Santiago; National Museum of Contemporary Art, Bucharest; Whitechapel Gallery, London; Zendai MoMA, Shanghai; National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa; Koffler Centre of the Arts, Toronto; and Ikon Gallery, Birmingham.

More of Adad Hannah’s work can be seen at Equinox Gallery.

Keith Mitchell – Phantom Shadows, Patron Art House

Patron Art House is excited to partner with Fine Art Framing & Services Ltd. to present a solo exhibition of new work by Keith Mitchell on view from April 6 to June 9, 2018 as part of the Capture Photography Festival.

In addition to the feature exhibition, a special group exhibition of contemporary photography including work by Thomas Arden, Adam Brickell, Barb Choit, Jeff Downer, Alyssa Dusevic, Tom Hsu, Anna Kasko, Kyla Mallett, Ryan Mathieson, Birthe Pointek, Alina Senchenko, Ed Spence, Cemrenaz Uyguner, Graeme Wahn, Karen Zalamea, and Elizabeth Zvonar will be on view the night of the opening reception, April 6 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm.

Find out more about Keith’s show at Patron Art House.

Brad Hill – Charles Clark Gallery


A collection of photos within the streets of Vancouver. Nothing more than simply what can be seen on a ride across town through the eyes of a transplant. The show is hung in the Charles Clark Gallery located in Strange Fellows Brewing.

It will be up on the walls till August 5th and open 7 days a week.

More of Brad Hill’s work can be seen at

Greg Girard – Richmond/Kowloon, Richmond Art Gallery

At the Richmond Art Gallery until June 28th, 2015. “Greg Girard captures dramatic transformations with Richmond/Kowloon” by Robin Laurence via the

“It is dusk and the stucco façade of a small, postwar bungalow is fading into the shadows. Behind and above it looms a huge, brightly lit building topped with a glowing, disk-shaped roof. From this vantage point—the bungalow’s tidy front yard—the structure resembles an alien spacecraft, making a landing in suburban Richmond.

But although it evokes Stephen Spielberg’s sci-fi film Close Encounters of the Third Kind, the futuristic form is actually the Bing Thom–designed Aberdeen Centre. And the image is not a movie still, but one of a series of highly detailed colour photographs that Greg Girard shot in Richmond over the past two years.” Read the full review.

More of Greg Girard’s work can be seen at Monte Clarke Gallery.

Danny Singer – Gallery Jones at Paris Photo, LA 2015

Born in Edmonton, Danny SInger lives and works in Vancouver. For the past decade, Danny Singer has been traveling and photographing habitations across the North American prairies and plains. His work represents a document of 10 PARIS PHOTO – LOS ANGELES what is there, a subtly revealed history of lives lived, a testament to the ethic of progress that initiated these towns and the modernization and urbanization that is straining them. Ranging in width from 7 feet to 10 feet and height from a foot and a half to four, the monumental images are created from up to 150 different photographs. Exhibition Dates: May 1 to May 3, 2015 Read More at Gallery Jones 

Fred Herzog – Paris Photo Los Angeles

Fred Herzog / Martin Elder – Equinox Gallery – Los Angeles, CA

Paris Photo Los Angeles 2015 took place at Paramount Pictures Studios from May 1-3rd and hosted 79 leading galleries and art book dealers from 17 countries world-wide. This year Fidelis clients, Fred Herzog and Martin Elder exhibited under the Equinox Gallery banner. The gallery exhibited artworks by Marten Elder (b. 1986, USA) and Fred Herzog (b. 1930, Germany). …Read more