Red Bird Studios Vernissage

Red Bird Studios at General 54

General 54 is very excited to host the very first group show
(outside the Red Bird itself) for Montreal’s Red Bird Studios.

Red Bird
is a artist run arts space in Montreal’s Mile End district.
This exhibiton will showcase the work of this diverse group of
painters, sculptors, graphic designers and silk screeners, each one
exploring their individual practice and methodology within the material constraints of a 1′ x 1′ canvas board. more info below!

Vernissage: Thursday June 18th 7pm 2009
Show: June 18th – July 19th
Where: General 54, 54 St-Viateur O
more info: 514-271-2129 www.general

The vernissage will double as a “gate warming” party for
our new hand-welded iron gate by Montreal artist Tibourg Timar.
So come toast a new era of safety for the store.
And see some lovely art!

As always, with cake supplied by Cocoa Locale and 10% off
everything in the store!

more info on the Red Bird:

The Red Bird Gallery and Studios is a not-for-profit, artist-run space located in Mile-End’s former industrial garment district. Founded in 2005, the Red Bird aims to support the growth and expansion of the Mile-End area’s active visual and performance arts community. By offering an interdisciplinary and functional space that brings together varying art practices and methods, the Red Bird promotes individual artistic creation while also stimulating dialogue and exchange between artists.

There are currently thirty artists working in eight studios in the Red Bird. Artists include: Sarah Courtemanche, Dan Buller, Kit Malo, Oksana, Rebecca Rosen, Jayce Yam, Mark Dixon, Julien Ceccaldi, Katie Earle, John Player, Andrea Kastner, Colin Lyons, Corrie Peterson, Kim Kielhofner, Naomi Cook, Lisa Wilson, Daniel Nessler, Rachel Berger, Becky Emlaw, Shannon Kelly, Konan Cook, and others…

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