Saturday, March 19, 2016 

 

Art Scene

A Visual Journey

Local master artist inspired by school teachers featured in show April 1 - May 7

Mary Main, Chilliwack Visual Artists Association

 

One of the 50 wonderful drawings by local artist George Rychter on display at the O'Connor Gallery.

 

he show Goddess is an exotic visual journey, reflects the artist's 30-year passion on this subject. On display at the O'Conner Group Gallery at the Chilliwack Cultural Center, will be 27 sculptures, including such mediums as steel, wood, stone, clay, resin, often in combinations.

The walls will be filled with 50 drawings in graphite and pen and ink, including the wildly creative drawings in the round. which are executed on large Tusks, each of which is suspended independently in the middle of its own pyramidal frame.
 
These richly varied artistic creations, slip between sublime ecstasy of the Moon Goddess and Siren Series. Travel with Rychter into a darker world of the midnight narrative with the series Soliloquy, Tusks, and Grail. Either way, there is no doubt that this show will stimulate the viewer's own creative reflections.


Where:
O'Connor Group Art Gallery in the Cultural Centre, 9201 Corbould Street, Chilliwack.

 

When: April 1 - May 7, Wednesdays through Saturdays from noon until 5 pm.

 

Opening Reception: Meet the Artist is on Saturday, April 2nd from 1-3 pm. and admission is free

 

 

About George Rychter

I am a graduate of Chilliwack Senior Secondary in 1971 (I think it was 71), and was very much involved in their visual arts program. It was my instructors at CSS who inspired me to apply to art school in England, which I did, and received a BFA from Brighton Polytechnic in 1977, and went onto my MFA from University of Regina in 1979.

 

About the Chilliwack Visual Artists Association

The Chilliwack Visual Artists Association is a non-profit organization of local artists working and exhibiting together to encourage the appreciation of the visual arts in the community. Our members represent various media; sculpture, glass, painting, print making, wood turning, multimedia, textiles, pottery and photography and share information to educate, raise awareness and stimulate creativity. Our members exhibit their works at local Galleries and Art shows and participate in cultural events in the community.

As volunteers, we curate the Chilliwack Art Gallery at the new Chilliwack Cultural Centre and we provide volunteer gallery sitters during opening hour

 

 

 

 

 

 

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