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Wesley Anderson | Pitcher Plant

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Wesley Anderson captured this wonderful Pitcher Plant from three angles. While only one would have been selected for display, seeing the images together gives some insight into his editing process and the challenges of selecting which photographs to display. Each … Continue reading

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Wesley Anderson | Various views


As we remember Wesley though his images I keep finding myself drawn to sets of images. Flora in different stages or photographed from a variety of angles take on new meaning when seen together. Subtleties in texture and form surface … Continue reading

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Opening and Artist Talks at The Reach, Jan 24, 2013

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Last week’s opening of Vicky Marshall and Pat Service’s Nest and Trees and Cascadia, which includes a major painting by Judith Currelly were well attended and set the pace of two great exhibitions. We encourage you to see the exhibitions … Continue reading

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Wesley Anderson | Seed Pods

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When most of us hear the word “flower” we think of a flower in bloom, its delicate petals, maybe even it’s foliage, but for Wesley Anderson his appreciation of flowers went much deeper than this. All stages of the plant’s … Continue reading

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Wesley Anderson | Floral Transparencies

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When we were preparing Wesley’s memorial post Sam Lam sent us a large collection of images from Wesley’s computer. The images were so striking that they deserved their own posts where they could be viewed large and uncluttered by words. … Continue reading

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In Memory of Wesley Anderson

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It is with great sadness that we share with you the news of Wesley Anderson’s passing. Wesley died peacefully in his sleep on December 3, 2012. He and Sam Lam had spent five weeks on holiday in Guangzhou, China.  Wesley … Continue reading

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Judith Currelly | Cascadia, 2013, The Reach Gallery Museum

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Cascadia Marten Berkman (Yukon), Michael Brophy (Oregon), Judith Currelly (British Columbia), Owen Kydd (British Columbia) and Vanessa Renwick (Oregon)

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Pat Service & Vicky Marshall | Nests & Trees, 2013

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Nests & Trees: Pat Service & Vicky Marshall The Reach Gallery Museum Abbotsford 32388 Veterans Way Abbotsford, BC V2T 0B3 Tel 604 864-8087 January 24, 2013 – March 31, 2013

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Sara Genn | Bull in a China Shop

What you may not know about Sara Genn is that she is a multi-talented artist. Not only is she a painter but also a talented recording artist and is releasing a new album this fall. Titled “Lifedrawing”, this will be … Continue reading

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Attila Richard Lukacs | Brandenburg Series, 1989

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Attila Richard Lukacs produced The Brandenburg series of works in the late 1980’s while living in Berlin, Comprised of 25 paintings on maps of Berlin, the works are based on symbols that were created for a pre-war German industrial exposition.

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