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2017 THE YEAR FOR ART AND ARTISTS AT SHERBROOKE VILLAGE

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First published on July 13th 2017, Latest Issue

INDIGENOUS ART EXHIBIT OPENING AT SHERBROOKE VILLAGE

Sherbrooke Village Exhibit Centre will be featuring an Exhibition of Indigenous Art from July 15 to September 24. The grand opening and reception will be held on July 15 at 4 pm at the Sherbrooke Village Exhibit Centre.

The exhibit will feature the work of artist, Dr. Alan Syliboy & display pieces from Chelsea Brook, Loretta Gould, Amanda Julian, Darren Julian, Lorne Julien & Jay Red Bird.

‘I am so excited and honoured to have the art of Dr. Alan Syliboy and artists from the Friends United displayed this summer at Sherbrooke Village. These beautiful and deeply meaningful indigenous paintings will be enjoyed by thousands. We are so proud to be able to share these works with our visitors,’ said Sherbrooke Village Executive Director, Stephen

Flemming.

The art exhibit is being made possible by “Friends United” and Rolf Bouman.

“The work with Rolf Bouman and Friends United has improved my life and has improved some of the lives around me, especially my family, my children and I’m hoping to give a sense of hope to other First Nations people and First Nations artists to pursue their hopes and dreams,”

says Lorne Julien

Sherbrooke Village is reaching out to many artists this year and will host painter, Wilda Kaiser as the artist in residence. Later in the season with Wilda’s assistance a new artists cooperative will be created in the Village and feature the works of local artists.

 


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