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April 12, 2016

Button FActory Arts, Art That Moves You Launch

Button Factory Arts presents the launch of our Grand River Transit exhibition, Art That Moves You.

Waterloo - Art That Moves You promotes the arts through the public display of visual artwork and poetry on the ixpress buses and inspiring the work-a-day commuter with accessible arts for the everyday, whether it be a haiku or poem or thought for the day; or a small portrait drawing or landscape painting to refresh the rider’s soul. These images will be printed similar to the regular advertising in the 11 X 35” format, adjacent to the advertising in the overhead department. April 2016-March 2017.

An opening reception will be held at the Gallery on Tuesday, April 12, 2016 from 6-8:00 pm with remarks at 6:30 pm. Admission is free and all are welcome.

Juried by Mandy Brouse, co-owner of Words Worth Books, Sophie McCann, Arts Coordinator of the Cambridge Centre for the Arts and Heather Franklin, Executive Director, Button Factory Arts selected work from 22 artists and writers from 235 submissions.

Featuring original artwork by Michele Braniff, Susan Coolen, Amy Ferrari, Judy Gascho-Jutzi, Melissa Kristensen-Smith, Nancy Peng, Alisha Rombouts, Bill Schwarz, Andrew Smith, Bryanna Vanloo-Rivard, Ralf Wall and Adrienne Zoe. Writers selected include; Leslie Bamford, Erin Bow, Michele Braniff, April Bulmer, Natalie Choi, Barry Earle, Paul Knowles, Ciaran Myers, Carrie Palesh, Maria Sayde, and Korinne Tuck, all of whom are well-known visual artists and writers from across the Region of Waterloo.

A variety of artwork will be on display, including watercolors, oils and acrylic painting, photography, pencil, digital, and mixed-media.

“Public art in a transit network — indeed, public art in most settings — can play many roles, from creating a sense of place, to highlighting the historical and current presence of a community, to creating an unexpected and pleasurable visual encounter,” says Will Kwan, a senior lecturer at the University of Toronto Scarborough’s department of arts, culture and media.

This project has been made possible by the generosity of the Region of Waterloo Arts Fund.
Art That Moves You continues on the ixpress buses monthly through March 2017.

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