Quickly to be Forgotten theme of Minto gallery exhibit

MINTO – The Minto Artwork Gallery’s upcoming exhibition Quickly to be Forgotten is the primary solo artwork present by Jessica McKenzie.

Depicting portraits of animals on the endangered species checklist, she hopes it is going to “enable viewers to interact in significant reflection in regards to the affect of human beings and the facility of our actions,” gallery officers state.

The exhibit can be on show from March 7 to 31 on the Minto Artwork Gallery, situated within the Harriston Library.

Guests may have the chance of assembly the artist, whereas having fun with some refreshments at an artist’s reception on March 9 from 6:30 to 8pm.

McKenzie is a French Canadian artist presently residing within the Waterloo area.

Principally self-taught, McKenzie has experimented with numerous artwork kinds all through her life, although she has all the time favoured portray. 

Her love for motion and texture in paintings has led her by a path of exploration and innovation. She has created works in lots of kinds, in seek for her inventive voice. She now primarily paints with acrylics utilizing palettes knifes, paintbrushes and her personal fingers,” gallery officers state.

As an artist, McKenzie believes she will be able to interact individuals and supply them a possibility to replicate on the state of the world. Because of this, she typically paints animals and landscapes, in addition to impactful occasions such because the Australia bush fires, or the Covid-19 pandemic. She has made a dedication to donate half of her income from this present to the World Wildlife Fund in an effort to assist endangered animals around the globe. 

Guests can view the exhibit throughout common gallery hours. There is no such thing as a cost to go to, however donations are accepted. Extra data out there at mintoartscouncil.ca.