Please join us to celebrate the Opening of Ewa Stryjnik’s solo exhibition “So Far You See The Sky”. The artist will be in attendance Saturday, May 11, 7 – 9pm. The show will be on exhibit at Trias Gallery May 9 – 23.
The artist explains, “There is no greater sky nor land than the Canadian one. The sheer grandness and scale, the wilderness, the force of the weather is like no other. The series is inspired by my trip with my dog, Mila to Iles de la Madeleine and Gaspe in 2017. After I lost my dog, Abi in 2016, my cousin sent me a song by HaBanot Nechama, “So Far”. My solo exhibition is based on it. The sky is all around us. We see it. We feel it. But we cannot touch it, just like the loved ones we’ve lost. To be closer to them, I travel. I take roads that will make me feel that I can touch the horizon, the sky. I travel far but never far enough. Painting in layers creates a sense of place between the actual landscape and memories. The action of layering, overlapping and scraping excavates fragments of remembered/forgotten story. The images are covered and revealed, inviting the viewer to look into and beyond the surface. The intention of my paintings is to evoke a sense of peace, contemplation, gratitude, joy and love.”
Weds to Sun 11am – 5pm.
11 Bronte Rd, #29, Bronte Harbour.
For more information visit the gallery website www.triasgallery.com