27 November, 2020

13TH STREET GALLERY IN ST. CATHARINES CELEBRATES ITS ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY

SOURCE: THE GALLERY

ST CATHARINES – 13th Street Gallery located at 1776 Fourth Avenue in St. Catharines had just turned a year old on November 2, 2020 but celebrations will have to be on the down low considering the current climate with COVID-19. The Gallery will be exhibiting its annual group show entitled ABSTRACTED TOGETHER opening on Saturday December 12, 2020. To keep things interesting the exhibition will be changing up bi-weekly featuring different artists; kicking off the show is local artist Floyd Elzinga at the front gallery. In the main gallery the focus will be on some of the most significant paintings, sculptures, and artists from John Mann’s collection, also included are some artists new to the gallery.

Floyd Elzinga received a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Nova Scotia College of Art & Design in Halifax, NS. He was initially drawn to steel, due to its malleable, plastic and forgiving nature, and he continues to utilize its range of colours as well as the way light plays off the surface. He has been exploring traditional metal working techniques to create textures and depth the same way a painter would use a paintbrush. Rotten stumps, broken branches, invasive species, ravaged trees as well as polar opposites and dysfunctional objects are the things that excite Floyd Elzinga. He has made a career out of highlighting and glorifying these through three dimensional sculpture, relief work and environmental installations for over 15 years. Current themes in his work focus on broken landscapes, portraits of trees and the aggressive nature of seeds

This exhibition will continue until Spring 2021

13th Street Gallery is committed to keeping visitors and staff safe. We have implemented retail sector guidelines put forth by the City of St. Catharines and the Government of Canada which include wearing a face mask upon entering, providing hand sanitizer and cleaning surfaces regularly, and maintaining
6 ft distance in our 6000 square ft. space.

Co-owner of 13th Street Winery, John Mann has been collecting and living with art for over fifty years, both at home and at work. Art has always been an integral part of the Winery’s vision to provide visitors with a unique experience that stimulates all the senses, not just taste. 13th Street Gallery opened its doors on November 2, 2019 offering guests the opportunity to view and purchase original artwork from the collection and beyond. The collection includes works by some of Canada’s most celebrated artists, including Harold Town of Toronto’s The Painters Eleven and Jean-Paul Riopelle and Rita Letendre of Montreal’s Les Automatistes movements. The Gallery features both contemporary and historical Canadian fine art in a series of changing exhibitions. The Gallery is dedicated to selling Canadian art

For more information contact Margie Galita at 13th Street Gallery located at 1776 Fourth Avenue, St. Catharines ON phone: 289 968 1840  email:margie@13thstreetgallery.com

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CONTACT INFORMATION
Margie Galita, Gallery Manager
289 968 1840
margie@13thstreetgallery.com

 

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